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April 2010

Judicial Clerkship Roundtable

Interested in Becoming a Judicial Clerk After Graduation? Please join the CDO on Tuesday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Room A110 for our Judicial Clerkship Roundtable discussion.  Judges, current and former law clerks, and 3Ls who have recently secured clerkships will discuss how & when to apply for clerkships, what judges look for in […]

The Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair Registration is Now Open

The Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (“HDLJF”) is a relatively new initiative designed by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Diversity and Managing Partner Committees. In 2005, the first annual HDLJF was held in Kansas City, Missouri. This job fair is unusual because law firms and legal organizations have come together to encourage students to […]

Delaware Minority Job Fair

Attention Rising 2L’s and 3L’s… The Delaware State Bar Association invites you to attend the Delaware Minority Job Fair for Second and Third Year Law Students, which will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2010, at Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. As part of an effort to recruit talented students and to increase diversity in the Delaware […]

Judicial Clerkship Season is Coming…Important Dates

Judicial clerkship season is coming… The CDO will host a judicial clerkship panel this month – more information will be sent to students soon. In the meantime, below are the critical dates for the Fall 2010 judicial clerkship season: First date when applications may be received/accessed by judges: 10:00 am (EDT) Tuesday, September 7, 2010 […]

How to Build a Successful Law Practice Lunch Seminar

UM law students are cordially invited to attend the following lunch seminar: HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL LAW PRACTICE presented by Susana Alvarez-Diaz of the Alvarez Diaz Group & UM SBA-Entrepreneurship adjunct lecturer AND Maria Yip, CPA of Yip Associates Learn how to: – prevent common pitfalls – build your client base fast – bill […]

The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers 2010 Writing Competition for Law Students

The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers 2010 Writing Competition for Law Students Submissions are now being accepted for the 2010 College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Law Student Writing Competition. TOPIC: The scope of permissible topics is broad, i.e., any aspect of workers’ compensation law.  Students are encouraged to present: a public policy issue; a critique […]