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Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Notre Dame Law School announces its 2011 Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition. Any student currently enrolled at an American or Canadian law school is eligible to apply by submitting a paper on any topic related to legal ethics.  The paper must be original, unpublished work of no more than 50 pages.  Co-authored essays are eligible.  […]

2011 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize

The Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to encourage outstanding scholarship that “promotes the ideals of excellence, civility, ethics and professionalism within the legal profession,” the core msision of the American Inns of Court. Interested authors are asked to submit an original, unpublished essay of 10,000 to 25,000 words on a topic […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 21, 2011)

Happy Presidents’ Day! Monday, February 21 Bidding deadline for employers participating in Spring Recruiting 2011 Session #4 is 11:00 p.m. EST. Thursday, February 24 Judicial Clerkship Alumni Panel – 12:30 p.m. in room F209.  Get “insider information” regarding judicial clerkships from four UM Law alums who will share their experiences and perspectives regarding post-graduate judicial […]

Judicial Clerkship Alumni Panel

Want “insider information” regarding judicial clerkships?  Have questions regarding what it’s like to clerk for a judge?  Then please join us for a panel discussion with four UM Law alums who will share their experiences and perspectives regarding post-graduate judicial clerkships! The panel will take place on Thursday, February 24th at 12:30 p.m. in F209 […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 14, 2011)

Monday, February 14 University of Miami School of Law Externship Program Information Session for students interested in obtaining academic credit for qualified unpaid internships this summer.   12:30 p.m., room F309.  Lunch will be served. Thursday, February 17 Backpack to Briefcase Professional Development Series.  Learn how to be an effective networker at 12:30 p.m. in room […]

Backpack to Briefcase Professional Development Series

From Lunch Interviews to Cocktail Parties:  What You MUST Know about Etiquette and Networking to get HIRED! Presented by Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams, Director of Professional Development for Foley & Lardner, LLP and Co-Sponsored with the Effective Firm Management Society Thursday, February 17th @ 12:30 pm in Room F108 Please join us for a lively […]

Palm Beach County Bar Association Law Student Forum & Networking Event

The Palm Beach County Bar Association would like to invite diverse law students to attend a conference on diversity, followed by a reception.  The conference is attended by approximately 1200 judges, lawyers and staff and is a signature event for the Palm Beach County legal community.  Please visit www.palmbeachbar.org for more information and to register […]

First Year Associate Survival Guide – A Lunchtime Presentation

Miami Law students are invited to attend a presentation by law firm recruitment expert Doug Fleming, Esq. on Thursday, February 10th on how students can best prepare for life after law school. The presentation will take place at 12:30 p.m. in room 109.  Lunch will be provided.  Among the topics to be discussed are the […]

Florida Bar’s 9th Annual Litigation and Arbitration Conference

Registration is now open for the Florida Bar’s 9th Annual Litigation and Arbitration Conference (the ILAC) to be held on Friday, February 4, 2011, at the beautiful Westin Diplomat Hotel Resort in Hollywood, Florida. Don’t miss out on this phenomenal gathering of legal experts from around the globe as they discuss and present on the […]

Summer Housing Options

Every year, law students around the country spend their summer in a different city. Finding housing for the summer is one of the biggest challenges to spending a summer away. Below are some resources that may help you if you are looking for housing this summer: 1. The NALP Apartment Exchange allows students to search for […]