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January 2009

Small Firm and Solo Practice Presentation

If you are interested in working for a small firm whether this summer or beyond, join the CDO on Wednesday, January 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Room 109 as we present “The Benefits of Small Firm Practice” featuring Ana Veliz. Ms. Veliz, the chair of the Florida Bar’s General Practice Solo and Small Firm section. […]

Florida Bar Tax Section Fellowships

The Florida Bar Tax Section is stripping away some barriers holding new tax lawyers back from participating in the section-offered conferences and CLE events. Starting this spring, the section’s New Tax Lawyers Committee will offer two-year fellowships to two young tax attorneys annually. Committee Co-chairs Steve Hadjilogiou and Caryn Smith said the section has committed […]

This Week at the CDO

Upcoming events and deadlines for the week of January 26, 2009: Tuesday, January 27 SPRING JUDICIAL INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION (2L and 3L Students)If you submitted an application for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida’s Spring Judicial Internship Program, you must attend a mandatory orientation session on Tuesday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 110. Wednesday, […]

Learn About Small Firm and Solo Practice!

Interested in small firm practice for the summer or after graduation? Thinking about starting your own practice someday? Come learn more with Ana Veliz, the chair of the Florida Bar’s General Practice Solo and Small Firm section. She will give a firsthand account of working in a small firm and debunk many of the myths […]

This Week at the CDO

Important events and deadlines for the week of January 19, 2009: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 SPRING OCI IS HERE!Bidding for the February Phase of the Spring On Campus Interview (OCI) Program Begins via Symplicity. Bidding will end on Thursday, January 29 at 11:00 p.m. GET READY FOR OCIYou can’t participate in Spring OCI without a […]

Summer Legal Internships with the U.S. Department of Justice in Miami

Legal Internship Positions with the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review Positions Location: Miami, FL Qualifications: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are first or second year law students with strong research and writing skills. Prior knowledge of immigration law is preferred but not required. Selected applicants will be required to submit […]

CDO Print Resources for Student Job Searches

The Career Development Offices maintains a resource library with many materials useful for your job search. The Resource Library is located in Suite A-112. Here are some of the publications available in the Resource Library: Internships in International Affairs Legal Services Internships The Sports Internship Book The Human Rights Internship Green Law: Internships Public Interest […]

Florida Bar CLE Opportunity

The Florida Bar Business Law Section Presents A Lunch ‘n’ CLE “Real Estate and Alternative Investments in IRAs and Qualified Plans” Attend this one hour teleconference and learn how IRAs and Qualified Plans can invest outside the stock market into non-traditional investments such as private placements, limited partnerships, notes, mortgages, real estate and more – […]

NALP Apartment Exchange

Planning to work outside of Miami this summer? Need to find a place to live and/or sublet your own place? Then the NALP Apartment Exchange may be just the resource for you. Search for housing or post your own listing – all for free. The NALP Apartment Exchange will be available from January 15 through […]

Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Intern Program (Spring 2009)

2L’s and 3L’s: Are you interested in Interning for a Judge this semester? The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court program places second and third year students in a direct working relationship with County and Circuit judges in the Civil, Criminal, Juvenile, Family and Domestic Violence Divisions. A minimum of 5-10 hours per week is required. Interns […]