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University of Miami Career Expo – Open to All Miami Law Students and Alumni

University of Miami School of Law students and alumni are cordially invited to attend the University of Miami Career Expo on Wednesday, October 2nd from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables campus. The Career Expo has traditionally attracted companies from various industries such as business, healthcare, communication, government, non-profits, technology and financial […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 23rd, 2019)

Friday, September 27, 2019: CDO Presents: Information Session with Local Prosecutor’s Office – 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM – Law Campus F209: Join attorneys from the State Attorney’s Office for the 15th Judicial Circuit of Florida to learn more about internship and postgraduate opportunities for students. This is open to all students, including 1L students, […]

2019 Companion Animal Law Writing Contest

The subject of the paper submitted must be one of the following topics: 1. Several state legislatures have recently amended animal control and enforcement laws’ bond-for-care provisions.  These laws require an owner to post security or provide a care bond to cover the cost of care for animals seized by animal control or other enforcement […]

ABA Law Student Reporters Program – Application Invitation

Sports and Entertainment Forum Reporters Program: Description: Selected students will be responsible for attending panel discussions and live tweeting and blogging about the various panels during the 41st Annual Sports and entertainment Forum Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Students will receive reduced registration and have the opportunity to network with several entertainment and sport lawyer […]

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Announces its 2020 Annual Writing Competition

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers is pleased to announce its 2020 annual writing competition to recognize significant written contributions to the field of U.S. consumer financial services law in the following categories: books publishable articles, book chapters or substantial book reviews by a professional in the field publishable student case notes, articles, […]

Students: See Process for Ordering Student Business Cards

Attention Law Students! If you would like to order business cards, please see the following instructions:  1)         Click here.  2)         Create an account. 3)         Fill in your information. 4)        Click on Start Order. 5)         In the Coral Gables campus list select: UM SCHOOL OF LAW – STUDENTS. 6)        You may select from the three (3) templates […]

Peggy Browning Fund – National Law Students Worker’s Rights Conference in October 2019!

When:  Friday and Saturday, October 18 & 19, 2019 Where: The Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 Friday: Pre-Conference Sessions/Networking Dinner/Evening Program Saturday: Keynote Address & Peter Mitchell Labor Law Lecture: Sharon Block, Exec. Dir. of the Labor & Worklife Program/Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School/Morning & Afternoon Workshops/Plenary Session Much More: Learn more […]

Cole Schotz Diversity Fellowship Program – Deadline July 1, 2019!

Cole Schotz P.C. is committed to the advancement of diverse law students.  We believe that fostering diversity in the legal profession contributes to the quality of the profession and strengthens our ability to serve our clients and communities.  As part of Cole Schotz’s continuing commitment to inclusion in the legal community, we have created the […]

Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who, Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

Save the Date! Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who, Me? A Bankruptcy Judge? Live Broadcast from Washington, D.C. Local Roundtable Discussions Among Federal Bench, Bar, and Law Students. WHERE:     Ferguson Court House, 400 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33138 WHEN:       Thursday, October 24, 2019                        4:00 – 6:00 p.m. E.S.T.* Plan to arrive at least […]

The Justice Innovation Challenge – ATJ Tech Competition by ATJ Tech Fellows

The ATJ Tech Fellows Program has an open competition for the summer that will give out a $15,000 prize, a $10,000 prize and a $5000 cash prize–as well as other recognitions. This is an excellent opportunity for a law school student to work on in the summer with a legal non profit and community organizations […]