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The National Bar Association Diversity Empowerment Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: November 30, 2011 This scholarship will be awarded to three diverse first year, second year or third-year law school students. Recipients must be attending or admitted to an accredited Florida law school. Recipients will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: Academic achievement Economic need Involvement in the community and diversity […]

Attend the Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit

Attend the Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit on Friday, November 11, 2011 (1:30-8 pm). The event will take place at: Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit University of Miami NewmanAlumniCenter 6200 San Amaro Drive Coral Gables, Florida 33146 The IP Diversity Summit is an opportunity for law students from diverse […]

Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Award

The IFA Educational Foundation and DLA Piper US LLP have teamed up to sponsor the Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Award. The goal of this program is to recognize and support academic achievement among diverse law students. Additionally, the program seeks to encourage diverse law students to enroll in courses that are oriented towards franchising. Who […]

This Week at the CDO (Weeks of October 3, 2011 and October 10, 2011)

Monday, October 3rd:  Spring 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students – Applications are due by 5:00 p.m.  For more information, you can contact Amy Perez, Director of Judicial Clerkships.  Tuesday, October 4th: Tax LL.M. Luncheon – Interviewing/Networking, Room F-109,12:30pm Wednesday, October 5th: Susan Smith Blakely, Esq.: Best Friends at the Bar: What […]

Fried Frank Fellowship Program

Open to graduating law students (3Ls) and recent law graduates, the Fried Frank Fellowship Program allows fellows to spend two years as associates in Fried Frank’s litigation department with specially designated fellowship mentors learning the ins and outs of complex litigation.  At least 20 percent of the associates’ time will be spent on pro bono […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 12, 2011)

Monday, September 12th:  11th Judicial Circuit Intern Program Begins Intern Program Begins – For details, contact Amy Perez  at the CDO. Wednesday, September 14th: University of Miami Career Expo – from 11am – 3pm, at the BankUnited Center – Bring plenty of copies of your resume and your Cane Card. Students not professionally dressed and/or […]

Sarasota County Bar Diversity Scholarship – Deadline January 14, 2012

The Sarasota County Bar Diversity Scholarship (SCBA) offers the Richard Garland Diversity Scholarship to deserving first-year law students who meet the qualifying criteria.  The Community Foundation of Sarasota County awards scholarships of up to $5,000 which is applied to the recipient’s tuition for his or her second year of law school.  The deadline for the […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 5, 2011)

Tuesday, September 6th: U.S. Department of Justice – Deadlines to apply is TODAY at midnight! Attorney General’s Summer Law Intern Program (2Ls) and Honors Program  (3Ls).  ). For further information and link to the on-line application, click here.     Tax LL.M. Luncheon Resume Workshop – Room F109 at 12:30pm. Wednesday, September 7th: Peace Corps’ 50TH Anniversary Career […]

McDermott Minority Scholarship Application

Scholarship Award: McDermott Will & Emery will award two $15,000 McDermott Minority Scholarships. Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship recipients must be second-year minority law students at an ABA-accredited U.S. law school, must meet McDermott’s hiring criteria and demonstrate leadership, community involvement and a commitment to improving diversity in the legal community. Recipients must also be selected for […]