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July 2010

Free Law Passes for UM Law Students

Sterling Education Services, Inc. is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation.  On occasion, this organization offers law students free scholarship passes to upcoming seminars. Currently, there are free passes for the following seminars: International Taxation in Miami, FL on September 16, 2010 Landlord-Tenant Law Update in West Palm Beach, FL […]

“This Week at the CDO” To Resume in August

The CDO’s weekly “This Week at the CDO” posts will return to the blog in August.  Be sure to check in each week to find out which programs, events and important deadlines are happening in a particular week.

Applying for a Post-Graduate Fellowship?

Interested in a post-graduate fellowship but don’t know how to build a successful application? Join a free webinar given by Equal Justice Works on how to develop a solid fellowship application! The webinar will take place on Thursday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. To participate, please register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/997806432.

Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF)

Student registration for the Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF) is now open and continues through Friday, August 6, 2010. The RMDLCF provides a forum for legal employers, law students and law school graduates to meet and discuss employment options with the goal of expanding opportunities and assisting the legal profession in fulfilling its commitment […]

Ruden McClosky Scholarship Program

The Ruden McClosky scholarship – deadline approaching! The Ruden McClosky Scholarship Program will award a $2,500 scholarship for the 2010-2011 school year to successful applicants who are second year law student at an ABA accredited law school.  The deadline to apply is August 3, 2010.  The successful applicants will also be given an interview for […]

Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee Presentation

The Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee   Presents SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY! A Conversation on Anti-Counterfeiting   Guest Speakers: Vanessa Backman of Apple Inc. David K. Friedland of Lott & Friedland Eric Berger of AAction Investigations   Tuesday, July 27, 2010   Noon-1:15 p.m.   Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse 2525 Ponce de Leon Boulevard Coral […]

LatCrit Student Scholar Program

Latina & Latino Critical Legal Theory (www.latcrit.org) CALL FOR PAPERS Interested in Becoming a Law Professor?  The LatCrit Student Scholar Program (SSP) Can Be Your First Step. For some, entering the professoriate can seem an impossible goal, for little encourgaing information about the profession tends to reach progressive law students. Since 2003, LatCrit has institutionalized […]

Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program (CLAAP)

Five million dollars is now available for distribution to qualified civil legal assistance attorneys.  The online application is accessible here and applying as soon as possible is critical because the Department of Education will commit these funds to eligible civil legal assistance attorneys on a first-come, first-served basis. Completed and signed applications can be returned […]

Federal Law Enforcement & Business Networking Career Expo

For students and graduates interested in a career in federal law enforcement, the following career expo will have in attendance the US Department of Homeland Security, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and US Secret Service among others. The South Broward Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., has partnered with the Florida Memorial University Alumni […]

Fried Frank Civil Rights Forum

The Fried Frank Michael Diehl Civil Rights Forum invites interested law students to attend its Civil Rights Forum: The Mississippi Prom Case:  Emerging LGBT Youth Issues Monday, July 12, 2010 Guest Speakers:  Chris Hampton, Youth and Program Strategist, ACLU and Christine Sun, Senior Counsel, ACLU 6:30 – 8:30 PM Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres 7:00 – […]