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HOPE News for the Week of February 4, 2013

Upcoming Events: Monday, February 4th, Gideon Project Training Session, 12:30 – 2 pm, A-110 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. For more information, email HOPE.    Tuesday, February 5th, A Conversation with Manny Diaz, 6:00pm, University of Miami School of Architecture. Law school alumnus and former City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz will be interviewed by Dean Plater-Zyberk about his […]

This Week at the CDO (February 4, 2013)

Monday, February 4, 2013:  Becker Poliakoff Scholarsip Luncheon & Panel Presentation – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Room E-265 Tuesday, February 5, 2013:  11th Judicial Circuit Informational Session – 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Room 216B Spring Recruiting 2013 Information and Symplicity Training Session  – 12:30 p.m., Room 209  Wednesday, February 6, 2013:  Breakfast w/ Barristers (Judicial) – 7:15 […]

The Public Interest Fair on the Bricks on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

Attend the Public Interest Fair on the Bricks on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. You will be able to talk to students who have participated in Miami Law Clinics, CDO Externships, HOPE Summer Fellowships, Public Interest  Summer Fellowships, the Historic Black Church Project, the African Probate & Policy Initiative and other programs. This can, […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 28, 2013

Upcoming Events:  Monday, January 28th, Public Interest Summer Opportunities, 12:30 – 2 pm, F209. Discover some of the exciting summer opportunities including HOPE Fellowships, the Summer Public Interest Program, Clinics, Externships, and the African Probate & Policy Initiative.   Thursday, January 31st, “Different Kinds of Minds”, 7:00pm, BankUnited Center. Autism Advocate Temple Grandin, listed on Time […]

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of December 17, 2012

Featured Events: Spring 2013 (1Ls and 2Ls – this is how you can get involved!)  January:  January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training Session, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Room TBD. Volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation to individuals with low to moderate incomes ($50,000 maximum income), individuals with disabilities, non-English speaking taxpayers, […]

Public Interest and Government Resources

The following are resources useful in pursuing government or public interest careers: Equal Justice Works 2013 Summer Corps Program: Provides law students with a stipend for working on a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization or public defender office of their choosing. Applications will be accepted beginning December 18th and are accepted on […]

Echoing Green Fellowship Informational Webinars

Echoing Green is hosting an informational webinar on the Black Male Achievement (BMA) Fellowship. This webinar will cover the basics of the Fellowship and the application process. A current BMA Fellow will join us to answer any questions you may have. Black Male Achievement Fellowship – Informational Webinar 11/29, 3-3:45 pm ET. Register here. Additionally, […]

This Week at the CDO (November 12, 2012)

Friday, November 16, 2012:  CDO Legal Career Paths Program – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Rooms E-352; F-209; and F-309  11th Judicial Circuit Internship Program Ends  

HOPE Public Interest News for the Week of November 5, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements.  Events on Campus: Tuesday, November 6th, CEPS Lawyers in Leadership Luncheon with Carlos Martinez, JD ’90, 12:30 pm, Law Library Faculty Meeting Room. The Lawyers in Leadership Series is a program sponsored by the University of Miami School of Law […]

Useful Blog Post for 1Ls: From Now to Finals: Strategies for Smart 1Ls

Here is a useful blog post for 1Ls: From now to Finals: Strategies for Smart 1Ls (with a Winter Break Bonus!) The blog post discusses what 1L students should do throughout the fall semester and during winter break, including applying to employers and strategies for connections. Note that it has several “related” posts at the […]