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The Dade County Bar Association Immigration Committee, in conjunction with the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center and Catholic Charities Legal Services, Presents “Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication”

Guest Speakers: Professor Philip G. Schrag and Professor Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Georgetown University Law Center Commentary by: The Honorable Rosemary Barkett. U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 2009 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11:30am PRESENTATION RUNS FROM 12:00PM – 2:00PM  11TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM LAWSON THOMAS COURTHOUSE CENTER 175 NW 1st AVE […]

The Florida Bar Foundation 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Application is Now Available

The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship application is now available on-line.  Please note that the application deadline date is January 21, 2010.   Applications submitted after January 21, 2010 will not be considered. Information about the Florida Bar Foundation’s 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Program, including the 2010 Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Program […]

Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-Year Law Students

Would you like to interview with law firms, government agencies and corporations located in Delaware? The Delaware State Bar Association invites first-year law students to attend the Fourteenth Annual Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-Year Law Students on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Applications and additional information are available […]

The Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship

The Michael Maggio Immigrants’ Rights Summer Fellowship was established jointly in 2009 by the America Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”), the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (“CHRCL”), and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (“NIP/NLG”), to commemorate the life and legal contributions of Michael Maggio. The primary mission of the fellowship […]

BABSEA 2010 Legal Studies Internship Program – Southeast Asia

About BABSEA:  Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia (“BABSEA”) is an international grassroots organization working to bring people together to overcome poverty, injustice and inequity in the Southeast Asia region. BABSEA is currently working in Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Vietnam, implementing a wide variety of community development and capacity-building, child protection and education, transitional justice […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 16, 2009)

Monday, November 16 – Friday, November 20 Coming Up This Week:   November 18, 2009: A Luncheon With John Christopher. 12:30-2:00 p.m., Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom D, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Mr. Christopher will speak about the role of entrepreneurship in establishing a law practice. For location details or to attend this event, please visit www.thelaunchpad.org/gew. For more information on the […]

Attend “A Luncheon With John Christopher”

The Launch Pad is pleased to co-sponsor the following event with The University of Miami School of Law:  A Luncheon with: John Christopher of Christopher & Weisberg Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom D 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124 Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:30-2:00 p.m.  The Launch Pad, in partnership with The University of […]

Law Student Internships

Legal internships/volunteer opportunities with the staff attorney are available to law students currently attending ABA accredited law schools. Pro bono credit may be available. Internships involve work on affirmative and defensive asylum applications, N.A.C.A.R.A. Suspension of Deportation cases, Battered spouse petitions, legal research and outreach activities in rural Florida. Interested candidates should complete the online […]

The Launch Pad Presents its Women in Entrepreneurship Day

The Launch Pad at Toppel presents its Women in Entrepreneurship Day, sponsored by Ernst & Young and co-sponsored by The Miami Herald. Participating organizations include Women Executive Leadership (WEL), The Common Wealth Institute of South Florida, IT Women, Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Jungle Island Parrot Jungle Trail Miami, FL 33132 Please […]

Attend the 6th Minority Mentoring Picnic

The sixth minority mentoring picnic for all minority law school students from all law schools in Florida will take place on November 14, 2009, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Corporate Pavillion at Amelia Earhart Park, located at 401 East 65th Street in Hialeah. To RSVP, please visit www.kttlaw.com/picnic.