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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. […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 15, 2012)

Monday, October 15, 2012:  Miami Law Women/CDO: How to Make Networking Work for You – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109  Tuesday, October 16, 2012: Tax LL.M. Resume Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room F-108  Wednesday, October 17, 2012:  JD/MM Seminar – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room F-109 Florida Bar Law […]

ASIL Career Mentoring Program-October 19, 2012, 3-5:00 p.m. in Atlanta!

REGISTRATION TO THIS EVENT IS FREE! As part of the American Society of International Law’s upcoming Midyear Meeting and Research Forum in Atlanta and Athens,GA, October 19-21, 2012, ASIL is hosting a career mentoring program. Geared to students and new professionals interested in learning more about various international law career paths, the event will offer […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 1, 2012)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012:  Tax LL.M. Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., F-108  Thursday, October 4, 2012:  HOPE/CDO: Tell Your Story-Marketing Yourself Like a Pro! – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109

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 […]