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2017 Fitch Law Scholarship Essay Contest

Ohio attorney John Fitch of The Fitch Law Firm LLC is a victims’ rights advocate. His work includes representation of victims of sexual abuse.  Mr. Fitch is also dedicated to promoting the education of the public with respect to issues pertaining to personal injury and sexual abuse law in order to promote safety and increased […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 23, 2017)

Tuesday, April 25:  Last day of classes – Congratulations on the completion of the spring 2017 semester and the 2016-2017 academic year! Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017! Friday, April 28:  Final Exams Begin – Good luck with finals!  Information about Reading Period, Finals and Summer Break – The Career Development Office will remain open during reading […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 17th, 2017)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017: CDO Presents: D.C. Semester in Practice Program Information Session – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-302: The student body – rising 2L and 3L students – are invited to an information session about the law school’s D.C. Semester in Practice Program in connection to the 2017-2018 […]

CABA Second Annual Night with the Marlins Benefiting the CABA Pro Bono Project

When :         May 13, 2017, from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Location :   Marlins Park Registration: Adult Tickets ($40) / Children Tickets ($30) – $40.00 IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING TICKET PURCHASES: The ticket website will automatically register you for 1 adult ticket on this page. Once you are taken to the next page where you […]

Public Interest Opportunities and Funding Available

Per Equal Justice Works (EJW), certain Miami-area organizations are still seeking interns for the summer.  Students who intern would be eligible to receive an educational award of $1,230 for three hundred hours of service. In addition, students who have already secured public interest internships this summer can also apply for this award.  More information is […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 10th, 2017)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017: CDO Presents: Looking Ahead to 2017-2018 – 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-209: Join the CDO to preview the 2017-2018 academic year. Topics to be discussed include opportunities with deadlines during the summer, including the Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI), Fall Externship Program and Government […]

Out-Of-State Summer Housing Options in Washington, D.C.

Georgetown Law is offering short-term summer housing specifically for law students in Washington, D.C. The Gewirz Student Center offers apartment style living in the heart of Washington, D.C. Summer associates, interns and students enjoy the privacy of individual bedrooms, while sharing full kitchens and bathrooms with one to two other residents. Summer residents are automatically members […]

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2016-2017

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law are pleased to announce their 2016-2017 writing competition.  This competition is open to articles written while the author is a student at an accredited law school in the United States.  Authors may not have graduated from law school prior […]

Benson & Bingham First Annual Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria: In 2017, Benson & Bingham decided to once again give back to the community with the inception of its first annual Law Scholarship. Benson & Bingham understand the rigors of law school accompanied with the expense to become an attorney, and felt obliged to help alleviate the financial strain with their annual scholarship […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 20th, 2017)

Friday, March 24, 2017: CDO Presents: Environmental Justice Careers – 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM – Law School Campus, Room A-110: Samantha Beers, the Director of the US EPA Office of Enforcement Compliance and Environmental Justice will speak about careers in this field, her experience at the EPA and in private practice.