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Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application Now Available – Deadline is June 22, 2012

Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to diverse law students who will complete […]

The National LGBT Bar Association is Now Accepting Submissions for the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition, the International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition and the Student Leadership Award

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. The Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity. The National LGBT Bar Association is now accepting submissions for the Michael Greenberg […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of April 16, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus:  Monday, April 16th, Pro Bono Clinic for Nonprofits, 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Miami area attorneys are coming together to provide free legal consultations to area nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to shadow participating attorneys during the […]

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

Monday, April 16  3L  Brown Bag Lunch Series with Akerman – For Diverse Law Students – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room E-265 Friday, April 20 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Internship Program Ends – Contact Amy Perez, Director of Judicial Clerkships, for any questions or information.

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of April 9, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus: Tuesday, April 10th, Queer Minds and Queer Bodies: How Law and Medicine Affect the Transgender and Intersex Communities, 7 pm, LC140: SpectrUM, as a part of Pride Awareness Week, will be hosting a forum featuring Mary Anne […]

Attend the APALSA Mentoring Event on April 4th!

Attend the APALSA Mentoring Event on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 6:30-9:30 pm, Fowler White Burnett, Espirito Santo Plaza, 1395 Brickell Avenue 14th Floor, Miami, FL 33131. There will be two judges and several attorneys from Fowler White and other law firms. This is an intimate one-on-one mentoring event with many attorneys (speed mentoring). In addition […]

2012 Latham Watkins Diversity Scholars Program

The Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program awards six law students at ABA-accredited law schools a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship for use during their second year of law school. Started in 2005, the Diversity Scholars Program is designed to increase the number of diverse attorneys who want to pursue careers in global law firms and intend […]

Patterson Belknap Establishes The Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has launched the Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship. Details regarding the Diversity Fellowship and eligibility requirements are as follows: The Fellowship Program: The Fellowship, which includes an award of up to $15,000, will be offered to an exceptional rising […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 2, 2012)

Monday, April 2: 1L Diversity Luncheon with Dickstein Shapiro – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room A-110 Employer Appreciation Reception – Hosted byMiami Law and the Class of 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Legal Corps Office Tuesday, April 3: Shook Hardy Bacon Diversity Writing Program Information Session – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of March 26, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements.  Events on Campus: Monday, March 26th, Designing for Diversity: Affordable Housing for America’s Changing Demographic, 6 pm, Glasgow Lecture Hall: The Office of Civic and Community Engagement cordially invites you to the next event in their Focus on Affordable Housing […]