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Read The Careerist Article: “How to Ace the Callback….And Land That Big-Firm Job”

In August, Seattle lawyer and author Grover E. Cleveland gave students advice about how to nail the initial interview with a firm. The author of “Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: The Essential Guide to Thriving as a New Lawyer,” Cleveland is back with advice about the next phase of the process: the callback. Read his article […]

The Federalist Society is Hosting Governor Scott’s General Counsel, Jesse Panuccio on Monday, October 1, 2012

The University of Miami School of Law’s Federalist Society is hosting Governor Scott’s General Counsel, Jesse Panuccio on Monday, October 1st. Mr. Panuccio will be speaking about the role of the governor’s general counsel and also about working in Tallahassee. The event starts at 3:30pm in the Reading Room.  

Attend a Free Live Multipurpose Legal Practice Webinar!

Law students and alumni are cordially invited to attend a free live webinar hosted by Danny Vazquez, President/CEO of National EUO, LLC. Through this multipurpose webinar, attendees will discover… How to use niche knowledge to get a job, become more marketable or grow your own lucrative niche practice and how you can get started in […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 24, 2012)

Tuesday, September 25, 2012: Legal Intern Success–Tips from Practicing Attorneys – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Room TBD Wednesday, September 26, 2012: Int’l Graduate Law Program-Networking Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room A-216B  Friday, September 28, 2012: JD/MM Seminar – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room F-109

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 17, 2012)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012:  Tax LL.M. Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-108 Wednesday, September 19, 2012:  HOPE Fellows Panel – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-209

Complimentary Webcast! The Diversity and Law Clerks & Students Committees Present: Diverse Career Paths

In the midst of an economic downturn, thoughtful career planning is a must and more information is helpful in formulating a career plan. This panel will explore the career path and planning process for four successful attorneys. What prepared them for a career practicing intellectual property law? What was the role of networking in leading […]

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Announces Program To Connect Law Students With ACEBC Members Regarding The Employee Benefits Practice Area

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (“ACEBC”) is excited to announce its program to connect interested law students with ACEBC members for purposes of asking questions about employee benefits as a practice area. Law students can find out what day-to-day practice is like from an experienced employee benefits attorney. It’s a challenging and enjoyable […]

Read “Strategic Ways to Land Employment in a Tough Economy” for Job Search Tips

Hillary Mantis consults with pre-law students, law students and lawyers. She is the author of Alternative Careers for Lawyers. Ms. Mantis has written an article containing some ideas to get the job search started based on her experience counseling law students. In her article, she discusses getting a part-time job, applying for a state court […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 10, 2012)

Monday, September 10, 2012: 11th Judicial Circuit Internship Program Begins  Wednesday, September 12, 2012:  International Graduate Law Program-New York Job Fair Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room A-216B Thursday, September 13, 2012:  Make Your Mark-Creating Your Brand & Developing Networks  – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room TBD

Check Out The 2012-2013 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide

The 2012-13 Federal Legal Employment Opportunities Guide is a publication of NALP and PSJD. At first glance, seeking and applying for federal jobs can seem incredibly overwhelming, and job seekers may not know where to begin. The Guide contains: information about the benefits of a career in federal government; a look at the various kinds […]