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The UM Military Law Society is Hosting a Military JAG Panel on January 29th

The UM Military Law Society is hosting a JAG panel with 6 JAG Officers from different military branches. The event takes place on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Room F-108. The panelists are: Colonel Juan Pyfrom, U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Michael Taylor, U.S. Air Force Major Claire Amdahl, U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Elan […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 18, 2013)

Tuesday, November 19: U.S. Marine Corps JAG Corps Presentation – 4:00 p.m. – 5:20 p.m., F-108 – Join the local United States Marine Corps JAG Corps recruiter and current JAG Corps officer as they discuss the mission and duties of JAG attorneys, as well as the hiring process. Any student considering a career with a military JAG Corps should […]

The Human Rights Clinic Invites You to Attend ‘Victims’ Rights and Columbia’s Peace Process: A Conversation With Human Rights Defender Lilia Peña’

Lilia Peña Silva is a human rights defender and the founder and president of the Regional Association of Victims of State Crimes in Magdalena Medio (Asociación Regional de Víctimas de Crímenes de Estado del Magdalena Medio, ASORVIMM). Ms. Peña became a victim of state-sponsored violence when both her husband and brother disappeared and, consequently, assassinated. […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 4, 2013)

Thursday, November 7: Careers in the FBI: UM Alumna  Katrice Jenkins – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Room E-265 Saturday, November 9: Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic – 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Amelia Earhart Park

Attend the “How To Dress Like A Lawyer” Luncheon on November 4th!

Presented  by the Miami Law American Bar Association, Brooks Brothers and the Career Development Office, “How To Dress Like A Lawyer” is a luncheon where Brooks Brothers will be coming onto campus to give students a wardrobe seminar concerning how to dress in different business and professional situations. Brooks Brothers will help you with attire […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 28, 2013)

Monday, October 28: FL Bar GPSSF Section, Robert Wayne Presentation. (DRM) – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room A-110 – The GPSSF Section will present the benefits of the section to the students upon graduation, including what the GPSSF can do for small and solo practitioners. Students will also be invited to the Small and Solo Firm Conference in January […]

Lecture Featuring Richard Susskind – Author of “Tomorrow’s Lawyers” – Oct 30th, 5:30 PM

You are cordially invited to a public lecture featuring Richard Susskind, the inaugural holder of the Larry J. Hoffman, Greenberg Traurig Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Business of Law. Professor Richard Susskind is an author, speaker, and independent adviser to major professional firms and to national governments. Richard Susskind is the author of Tomorrow’s Lawyers […]

Attend the Idealist Grad Fair at University of Miami

The Idealist Grad Fair at University of Miami takes place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The fair is free and open to the public, and if you’re thinking of going to grad school in the next year or two, we think you’ll find it very helpful. Generously hosted by […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 23, 2013)

Tuesday, September 24:  Florida Department of Children & Families Informational Session – 12:30 p.m. –  1:30 p.m., Room E-265 – Join Bronwyn Stanford, the Statewide Deputy Director for Children’s Legal Services (CLS) at the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), to learn more about the work handled by DCF/CLS, the hiring process and how students interested in a career […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 16, 2013)

This Week at the CDO: Monday, September 16:  Public Interest Legal Careers Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Student Lounge: A luncheon featuring speakers: Lisa Roberts (SEC), Celeste Higgins (Federal Public Defender) and Ed Sanchez (USAO). There will be a guided panel discussion and an opportunity for students to ask questions regarding legal careers in public […]