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

How to Snag a Mentor (and Maybe a Job)!

How do I conduct an informational interview? What’s the best way to find a mentor? If you have pondered these questions, be sure to read the recent blog post by Michael Maslanka, managing partner of the Dallasoffice of Constangy, Brooks & Smith. Mr. Maslanka serves as a guest blogger for The Careerist and offers valuable […]

The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section and the Dade County Bar Association’s Business Law Committee Present: Demystifying the Securities Laws: A Practitioners Approach to Getting the Deal Done, Part 10-A

The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section and the Dade County Bar Association’s Business Law Committee present “Demystifying the Securities Laws: A Practitioners Approach to Getting the Deal Done,” Part 10-A. This event will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. The 1.0 hour Florida CLE will be presented by […]

LexisNexis Presents an Ethics CLE: To Refer, Research or Refuse

LexisNexis presents “To Refer, Research or Refuse.” This ethics presentation will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. The 1.0 hour Florida ethics CLE will be presented by Elizabeth Franks, Esq., Lexis Nexis Research Consultant. You may attend this event either in person or by telephone conferencing. For those […]

Read the Career Development Office’s Handout Titled “How to Avoid Making Common Mistakes When Conducting a Legal Job Search”

Conducting a job search can be time consuming and complex. For job search tips, review the Career Development Office’s (“CDO”) new handout titled “How to Avoid Making Common Mistakes When Conducting a Legal Job Search.” The handout discusses  tips regarding your application materials, interviewing and following up with potential employers. Go to the Symplicity Document Library […]

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 […]