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Articles and tips on professional development issues in the legal profession.

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 2, 2013)

Tuesday, September 3: 11th Judicial Circuit Internship Program Orientation Meeting – 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Room A-110 Wednesday, September 4:  Mock Interview Program – Phase II  Thursday, September 5:  Mock Interview Program –  Phase II  Friday, September 6:  Mock Interview Program –  Phase II

Read “10 Things Every Summer Associate Needs to Know” on The Careerist

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, has dominated recent conversations with her book “Lean In—Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.” It is interesting to note how many of Sandberg’s “lessons” apply to lawyers generally (both men and women) and to summer associates specifically. This article in the Careerist gives the 10 essential tips from […]

The Careerist: “Summer Associate Tips—How to Work the Lunch and Cocktail Party” By Eve Birnbaum

Law firm consultant Eve Birnbaum is a former corporate partner at Winston & Strawn, and was also  the legal director of the corporate practice at Proskauer Rose and global director of legal recruiting at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. Ms. Birnbaum has written an article in The Careerist titled “How to Work the Lunch and Cocktail […]

This Week at the CDO (March 4, 2013)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013: Judicial Clerkships Nuts & Bolts Application Workshop – Room F-108, 12:30 p.m.–1:40 p.m. CIA Information Session – Room E-265, 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.  Wednesday, March 6, 2013:  Informational Career Fair – The Bricks, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Legal Corps CLE/ for LC Fellows – Legal Corps Office, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 […]

The Florida Bar Center for Professionalism and FIU Law Host The Second Annual Professionalism Symposium

The Florida Bar Center for Professionalism is again co-hosting with FIU Law, the Second Annual Professionalism Symposium Wednesday, February 27, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is free to all area law students. Recent law school graduates are also welcome. Among other topics, there will be a solid emphasis on University of […]

Read ‘Five Tips to Remembering People’s Names’

How would you like to be the person who remembers other people’s names at networking events and elsewhere? It makes a good impression on others when you do. Read Five Tips to Remembering People’s Names by Steve Hughes. Steve is the founder and President of Hit Your Stride, LLC and his mission is to help […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 28, 2013)

Monday, January 28, 2013:  Diversity Food Festival – 12:30 p.m., Bricks  Tuesday, January 29, 2013:  Networking and Diversity Panel – 12:30 p.m., Student Lounge  Wednesday, January 30, 2013:  Speed Networking Reception – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Student Lounge  1L CDO Workshop – 12:30 p.m., Room E-352  Thursday, January 31, 2013:  Employment Discrimination Panel – […]

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  

This Week at the CDO (November 5, 2012)

Tuesday, November 6, 2012: 1L Judicial Internship Information Session – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30p.m., Room A-110 Friday, November 9, 2012:  CDO Legal Career Paths Program – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Rooms E-352; F-209; and F-309  Saturday, November 10, 2012:  Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic – 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Amelia Earhart Park

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 29, 2012)

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: CDO 1L Orientation – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room E-352  Wednesday, October 31, 2012:  CDO 1L Orientation – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room E-352  International Graduate Law Job Search/Cover Letter Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room A-216B Thursday, November 1, 2012:  CDO 1L Orientation – 12:30 p.m. […]