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Become a Member of the The Jamaican-American Bar Association (J.A.B.A.)

The Jamaican-American Bar Association (J.A.B.A.) is extremely excited for the New Year and a new direction for the organization. While the organization has been active for the past few years, they are looking to continue the dynamic trend of previous leadership and further establish new roots in the South Florida community. They anticipate such involvement […]

Judicial Resources Committee & Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization Announces The Fourth Annual Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project for Summer 2014

The Project’s goal is to provide summer judicial internships for highly-qualified minority, under-represented and economically disadvantaged law students.  The Project is national in scope and will place 75 students as judicial interns in federal appellate, district, bankruptcy and magistrate judges’ chambers across the country.  Interns will have the opportunity to draft bench memoranda, judicial orders, […]

Twin Cities Diversity in Practice Announces The Opening for Applications for the 2014 TCDIP 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship Program!

Gain experience at both a law firm and a corporation. First-year law students now have a unique summer clerkship opportunity that combines a traditional law firm clerkship with experience working in an in-house corporate law department. What is Twin Cities Diversity in Practice? Diversity in Practice is a non-profit member association of 29 law firms […]

The American Civil Liberties Union National Office’s Summer and Spring Semester Internships

The ACLU National Office’s summer and spring semester internship postings have gone up.  They are as follows:  Racial Justice Program:Summer 2014 Legal Internship-ACLUF Racial Justice Program, New York» Criminal Law Reform Project: Spring 2014 Legal Internship-ACLUF Criminal Law Reform Project, NY» Summer 2014 Legal Internship-ACLUF Criminal Law Reform Project, NY» Women’s Rights Project: Spring 2014 Legal […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 4, 2013)

Thursday, November 7: Careers in the FBI: UM Alumna  Katrice Jenkins – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Room E-265 Saturday, November 9: Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic – 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Amelia Earhart Park

2014 Summer Legal Internship Opportunities at the National Employment Law Project

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) is a non‐profit research and advocacy organization that partners with national, state and local allies – including community groups, immigrant advocacy organizations, worker centers, unions, policy makers and think tanks – to develop and promote policies and programs that create good jobs and enforce hard-won worker rights. NLP is currently […]

The 2014 Palm Beach County Bar Association Diversity Internship Program Application is Now Available

The Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Diversity Internship Program was formed in 2010 to provide students of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in legal work environments. Law firms of many different practice areas and those classified as large, medium and small have participated in the program.  The program has also included opportunities […]

The Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students – Deadline is January 6, 2014

Banner & Witcoff is proud to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school […]

The Workforce Recruitment Program for Students with Disabilities

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the work-place through summer or permanent jobs. The WRP provides students and recent […]

Minority Law Students Resume Review & Mock Interview Workshop & Networking Event

On October 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., the Gwne S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association (GSCBWLA), South Asian Bar Association (SABA), the Venezuelan American Bar Association (VENAMBAR) and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) are hosting their second professional development workshop and networking event for minority law students in South Florida. The workshop includes […]