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October 2008

Dos and Don’ts of Business Etiquette Fashion Show

Phi Alpha Delta, along with the Career Development Office, is co-hosting a Fashion Show of the Dos and Don’ts of Business Etiquette taking place on November 6, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. during Beer at the Rat. Come see your favorite professors, administrators and student leaders model as well as demonstrate what not to do in […]

November 2008 Calendar

November 2008 Important Deadlines, Workshops and Events November 41L Out of Town Job Search Workshop1:00 p.m. – Room 309 November 5CIA Information Session12:30 p.m. – Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge November 61L Resume and Cover Letter Workshop1:00 p.m. – Room 309 November 111L Judicial Clerkship and Internship Information Session1:00 p.m. – Room 309 November 12Presentation […]

Sports Financial Advisors Association Event

The Sports Financial Advisors Association invites UM law students to attend its 4th annual national conference on November 7 and 8 at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood Florida. The Sports Financial Advisors Association is a non-profit professional organization of Financial Advisors, Accountants and Attorneys whose practices include professional athletes as clients. The […]

Reminder: Upcoming Deadline for the Department of State

Reminder: The deadline to apply for their summer 2009 Student Internship Program is November 3, 2008. A State Department internship is an opportunity for you to get an inside look at the different types of positions and responsibilities available in foreign affairs. In addition, the Department of State sponsored Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will […]

Networking and the Dade County Bar Association

The Dade County Bar Association (DCBA) invites law students to join their organization as student members. Membership in the DCBA gives students opportunities to attend DCBA events which can be excellent networking opportunities with local attorneys. The DCBA has two events taking place in November, a free happy hour and a larger get together with […]

The CDO Welcomes 1Ls!

With November* rapidly approaching, the Career Development Office this week will host three orientation sessions for 1Ls to introduce them to the CDO’s resources and services. All 1Ls should attend one of the following orientation sessions (all sessions are the same): Tuesday, October 28 – 1:00 p.m. in Room 309Wednesday, October 29 – 12:30 p.m. […]

Update on the New College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA)

For those of you following the new College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA), the final regulations for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Income-Based Repayment have been released. Equal Justice Works has posted an excellent summary of the highlights on its website. The prior blog posting on the CCRAA is available here.

Legal Employment and the Economy

The state of the economy is on everyone’s mind including those in the legal field. Here are some recent articles discussing the economy within the context of legal employment and the job search: Law Grads Entering a Tough Market How to Land This First Job

Internship and Scholarship Opportunity for Diverse Law Students Wishing to Practice Law in Sarasota County

The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Fund is intended to provide an opportunity for first through third year law students of under-represented minority backgrounds (e.g. race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, or socioeconomic background), who have an interest in practicing law in Sarasota County upon graduation, to obtain […]

Get the Latest Happenings in the World of Patent Practice

Interested in learning more about hot issues in patent law? The Practicing Law Institute Patent Practice Center offers free information to law students and attorneys interested in patent practice including an active blog detailing the latest cases and decisions. Blog postings can be searched by categories, date and keyword.