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Intellectual Property Seminar on Social Networks

The Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee  Proudly Presents Avoiding Snags in the Social Network:  Intellectual Property Issues in Launching a Social Media Presence Guest Speakers:  Cecelia Dempsey, Burger King Corporation; Ernesto Luciano, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas; Tricia McDermott Thompkins, Applica Consumer Products and Gustavo Lopez, Discovery Communications. Wednesday, March 23, 2011 12:00 Noon – […]

Basics of Business Law Workshop Sponsored by UM’s The Launch Pad

Join University of Miami’s Launch Pad and learn the “Basics of Business Law” Navigate selecting and making use of legal counsel, entity selection, the importance of respecting the corporate formalities, and the importance of documentation from a legal perspective. The workshop will be lead by attorneys from Holland & Knight. Monday, March 7th from 12:30 […]

Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century: Panel Discussion

The CDO Presents  Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century:  Panel Discussion • Identifying what you want to do with your law degree • Marketing yourself for the job you want • Achieving success in your career • The importance of being open to change and new opportunities Panelists include the following UM Law […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 28, 2011)

Monday, February 28 Exploring Solo and Small Firm Practice at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.  Lunch will be provided.  Learn more about this type of practice, including networking tips, how to find/contact employers and how to best position yourself as a competitive applicant. Thursday, March 3 13th Annual Career Fair at 12:30 p.m. on […]

Interested in International Law?

The CDO Presents: Distinguishing Yourself through International Law Opportunities Wednesday, March 9th at 12:30 p.m. in Room 352 Join Professor Matthew Wilson, an attorney with international experience and current Associate Professor of Law at University of Wyoming College of Law and get the answers to these questions: what is an international lawyer? how can you […]

On Campus DART Center Informational Session

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice Available to UM students and alums! The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be hosting an informational session on Monday, March 7 at 5:30 in University Center Room 241 to discuss careers in the field of community organizing with students interested in empowering their communities and […]

3Ls and December 2010 Graduates, Are You Interested in a Post-Graduate Fellowship with Legal Corps?

Come join Dean White and current Legal Corps Fellows to learn more about Legal Corps! Tuesday, March 8, 2011 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Second Floor Reading Room, Law Library, D-201 Dinner Will Be Served

Exploring Small Firm and Solo Practice

Did you know that the largest entry level law firm market in Florida is the small firm market and that firms of 10 attorneys or less comprise of 73% of Florida Bar membership? Learn more about small firms and solo practice by joining Monica Elliot, a representative of the Florida Bar Small Firm and Solo […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 21, 2011)

Happy Presidents’ Day! Monday, February 21 Bidding deadline for employers participating in Spring Recruiting 2011 Session #4 is 11:00 p.m. EST. Thursday, February 24 Judicial Clerkship Alumni Panel – 12:30 p.m. in room F209.  Get “insider information” regarding judicial clerkships from four UM Law alums who will share their experiences and perspectives regarding post-graduate judicial […]

Judicial Clerkship Alumni Panel

Want “insider information” regarding judicial clerkships?  Have questions regarding what it’s like to clerk for a judge?  Then please join us for a panel discussion with four UM Law alums who will share their experiences and perspectives regarding post-graduate judicial clerkships! The panel will take place on Thursday, February 24th at 12:30 p.m. in F209 […]