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November 2008

Florida Chapter of National Employment Lawyers’ Association Seminar

Florida’s chapter of the National Employment Lawyers’ Association invites students to participate in its two annual seminars. The NELA is a plaintiffs’ employment organization that provides in depth training and assistance to plaintiff’s lawyers and law students in matters pertaining to Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts Florida Statutes 760 Civil Rights Act, ERISA, […]

ABA Fellowship in Environmental Law

The Florida Bar’s Environmental and Land Use Law Section is partnering with the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources to fund the Fellowships in Environmental Law Program in Florida. The program is designed to encourage students from underprivileged and disadvantaged backgrounds to study and pursue careers in environmental and/or land use law. […]

Delaware Minority Job Fair for First Year Law Students

As part of an effort to recruit talented students and increase diversity in the Delaware Bar, a number of employers will participate in the 13th annual Delaware Minority Job Fair for First Year Law Students on Saturday, January 17, 2009. The Job Fair is by invitation only and is limited to first year students and […]

Need to Find Summer Housing or Sublet Your Apartment?

As you figure out your summer plans, you may find that you need housing in other parts of the United States and/or need to sublet your Miami apartment. The NALP Apartment Exchange is a site allowing students to search for summer housing and/or post available housing. Free registration is required. The NALP Apartment Exchange will […]

FBI Information Session Next Week

COME LEARN ABOUT THE FBIThursday, November 20, 2008 at 12:30 p.m.University of Miami Law SchoolRoom 352 LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED rsvp with Tamesha Keel, CDO Advisor (tkeel@law.miami.edu),by Tuesday, November 18th

Florida Legal Services Summer Fellowship Program

The Florida Bar Foundation is sponsoring the 2009 Summer Fellowship Program at legal aid and legal services programs in Florida. The 2009 Legal Services Summer Fellowship application and other materials are now available on-line. Please note the application deadline date of January 22, 2009. It is expected that approximately 40 full-time fellowships will be offered […]

Sarasota County Bar Association Internship and Scholarship Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship has been extended to December 31, 2008 (from it’s previous deadline of December 1). has been extended to 12/31/08. More information and an application is available at the Sarasota County Bar Association website. The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Fund is intended to […]

Summer 2009 Internship Opportunity

Are you interested in a paid internship that will give you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in Washington, D.C.? The Koch Internship Program may be for you. Come spend the summer interning at the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation and gain the valuable skills that will help equip you to become a non-profit […]

Article on Predictors of Success at Large Law Firms

One of the frustrations of the job search is the emphasis that some employers put on law school grades and class rank. However, one recent study suggests that those factors are not the best predictors of success at large law firms. Read more about this study of more than 1,300 associates from one top 25 […]

Hot Topics in Family Court Presentation (CLE Credits Available)

The Hot Topics in Family Court Presentation will feature the following topics: Statutory Changes in Family LawAlimony/Child Support CalculationsApplying the Internet to Your PracticeOffice Management, Fees, Collection & ProductionHow to Navigate Family Court Information Presented by: DCBA Family Courts Committee & Put Something Back Featuring: General Master Robert JonesMarie Davidson, Esq.Cynthia Dienstag, Esq.Ed Sachs, CPASookie […]