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

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 16, 2012)

Welcome Back, Students! The following are the events happening this week at the CDO: Tuesday, January 17:  Diversity Week: Music on the Bricks, 12:30-2:00, Bricks Wednesday, January 18: Diversity Week: Title VII Panel, 12:30-2:00, Room A-110 Safe Space Training, 2:30-4:30, Faculty Meeting Room (Open to Faculty and Staff Only) (RSVP required) Florida Supreme Court Committee on Fairness and […]

Attend the Mock Networking Reception on Monday, November 14th!

Limited space is still available for the Mock Networking Reception on Monday, 11/14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.  Practice mixing and mingling with attorneys in a realistic setting, with refreshments, followed by helpful feedback on how to hone your networking skills.  Please see below for our confirmed list of participating attorneys.  This event […]

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

Monday, November 14th: Mock Networking Reception – Student Lounge, 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 15th: 1L Judicial Internship Information Session – Room F109, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, November 18th: 11th Judicial Circuit Intern Program Ends Today!   JD/MM Seminar – Room F109, 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 7, 2011)

Tuesday, November 8th: Know How to Network – Student Lounge, 6:00-9:00pm Thursday, November 3rd: Microsoft IP Summit – Newman Alumni Center, 12:00-7:00pm

Miami Law Women Invites You to a Networking Cocktail Hour at Novecento on Brickell

Miami Law Women (“MLW”) cordially invites you to a networking cocktail hour. Where:  Novecento, 1414 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131. When:    Tuesday, October 25, 2011, from 6-8:00 p.m. Please RSVP by October 21, 2011.

How To Make Networking Work For U: An MLW Workshop Event

Join the Miami Law Women (“MLW”) Exectuive Board on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. in Room F-209  as they present an interactive workshop designed to help you network with confidence. Learn what to say, what to wear and how to land the summer job of your dreams! Then, come try your new skills […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 17, 2011)

Tuesday, October 18th: Center for Ethics & Public Service Panel, Opportunities & Careers in the Private Sector: Room D-201, 12:30 p.m. Seats are limited, so please RSVP.  Lunch will be provided. What Law School Doesn’t Teach You: Student Lounge, 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19th: International LL.M. Luncheon: Contact Yazmin Vazquez at the CDO for details. Judicial Appreciation Reception: […]

Effective Email Strategies for Law Students and Lawyers

NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals, has published a series of E-Guides on E-Professionalism.  Please see our earlier post for the first three E-Guides in the series regarding the use of LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to advance your career.  The following E-Guide,  Effective Email Strategies for Law Students and Lawyers, contains useful information on […]

The Career Development Office Invites You to a Special Presentation: Work-Life Balance & Successful Law Careers for Women

The Career Development Office Invites You to a Special Presentation: Work-Life Balance & Successful Law Careers for Women. Susan Smith Blakely, Esq., will discuss work-life balance and other key findings from her book: Best Friends at the Bar: What Women Need to Know about a Career in the Law. Improving the retention of women in the […]

Job Searching on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter

NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals, has published a series of E-Guides on E-Professionalism.  The first three E-Guides in the series contain helpful information on job searching and building a professional image on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.  Here are links to the E-Guides: LinkedIn: Facebook for Lawyers Facebook for Law Students: Making Friends (But […]