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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 – […]

Ms. JD Presents: Building Her Power Base: A Conversation with ABA President Laurel Bellows on Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Ms. JD, K&L Gates and Kirkland Ellis cordially invite you to attend a luncheon with ABA President Laurel Bellows. Laurel will be speaking on leadership and entrepreneurship and will be answering questions from young women attorneys and law students nationwide. When Ms. JD thinks about entrepreneurship and leadership, Laurel is one of the first women […]

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute Career Training Announcement

The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute matches recent college graduates and graduating seniors interested in careers in social and economic justice with AFL-CIO affiliate-unions looking to hire individuals enthusiastic about assisting workers gain respect and dignity in their workplace. They also work with individual unions to assist with their recruitment and hiring needs of union organizers. They […]

Colorado Legal Services Has 2013 Summer Internships Available

The Migrant Division of Colorado Legal Services (CLS) is a statewide division that provides legal representation to migrant workers. They litigate cases in federal and state courts and also perform administrative advocacy involving the working conditions of farm workers (e.g., wages, pesticides, workers’ compensation and human trafficking), immigration law cases, as well as cases occasionally […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 14, 2013

Upcoming Events: Friday, January 18th, The 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, Live Stream, 10:30 am – 12 pm EST. A program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision, Gideon v. Wainwright will be live streamed by the ABA Section of Litigation. More info here.  Tuesday, January 22nd, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Training […]

The Hillsborough County Bar Association Diversity Committee’s Networking Event

When: Saturday, February, 16, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: Chester H. Ferguson Law Center (adjacent to Stetson’s Tampa Campus), 1610 North Tampa St., Tampa, Florida, 33602. What: Students from the state’s law schools are invited to connect with local law firms and meet attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals in a low […]

Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship

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. Twin Cities Diversity in Practice is a collaboration of law firms and corporate law departments seeking to enhance the […]

The Haitian Lawyers Association is Now Accepting Applications for its 2013 Scholarship

The Haitian Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that it is now accepting scholarship applications for the year 2013. Every year, at least one student from the University of Miami School of Law (UM Law) is chosen to be the recipient of this prestigious award. This scholarship is only for UM Law students. Each selected […]

Partners Global Offers Varied Internship Opportunities

Partners is a small and dynamic organization that allows interns a hands-on, valuable opportunity to gain exposure to an international, non-profit working in the field of change and conflict management. Latin America Program Internship: Partners Global (“Partners”) is seeking an intern to join the Latin America Team to support implementation of current projects and assist […]

The Annual National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Diversity Task Force (DTF) Student Essay Competition and Diversity Summer Fellowship Program

Invitation to participate in the annual National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Diversity Task Force (DTF) Student Essay Competition and Diversity Summer Fellowship Program. For the fifth year of the essay competition, ALL students enrolled in the 2012-2013 academic year and in good academic standing at an accredited law school are eligible to receive […]