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January 2011

New at the CDO in 2011!

What’s New with the CDO in 2011?  A new calendar system and document library, both on Symplicity! New Calendar System on Symplicity Starting spring 2011, the CDO will post all upcoming workshops, presentations and other events on Symplicity.  Students will be able to RSVP online for events and easily add events to their Microsoft Outlook […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 17th 2011)

Welcome back!  Classes begin on Tuesday, January 18th and our programming will start to heat up in the weeks ahead.  While no programs will take place this first week back, the CDO would like to highlight an important summer internship deadline taking place this week: The Florida Bar Foundation Legal Aid Summer Fellowship Program has […]

The Military Law Society Presents: JAG Panel 2011

The Military Law Society will host a JAG (Judge Advocate General) Panel consisting of Captains, Majors, and Lt. Colonels (8+ years of experience) talking about how law students can become a JAG Corps officer and what life as a JAG Corps officer is like.  A JAG Officer is a military officer who serves in the […]

Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) Seeking Law Students for Its Board of Directors

Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ), a national nonprofit working to advance reproductive justice at law schools across the country, is now seeking student applicants for its National Board of Directors. Board Membership is an invaluable experience.  It allows a diverse team of talented law students and professionals to work together in the reproductive justice […]

Santa Clara University School of Law Centennial Student Writing Competition

The Santa Clara University School of Law Centennial Student Writing Competition is open to all upper division and LLM students in ABA-accredited law schools and entries must be received by January 31, 2011. There are three topics in the broad category of legal ethics: intellectual property, public interest/social justice, and international law. One winning entry […]

1L Career Development Office Workshops

The CDO will host mandatory 1L career development workshops, during which time 1Ls will learn more about the job search process and of the many employment, networking and educational opportunities available to first year students such as the Summer Externship Program. All sessions are the same and you will only need to attend one.  All […]

Help PSLawNet Redesign Its Website!

PSLawNet is an online resource connecting public interest law job-seekers with their ideal opportunities in the public interest arena, in government, at law schools, and around the globe.  They are seeking input from students as they are redesigning their website.  Please see their request below: PSLawNet is beginning a large-scale website redesign to ensure that […]

U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Information Session

Jeffry R. Olesen, a Senior Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat-in-Residence at Florida International University and Miami-Dade College, will give an Information Session on State Department careers on Monday, March 7 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in Room A110.  The presentation will cover both Foreign Service Officer and Specialist job opportunities, Civil Service, and student […]

Free Real Estate and Probate Seminars Available to Law Students

The Attorneys’ Title Fund Service is hosting a series of seminars in January.  Law students are eligible to attend any seminar, on a space available basis, at no charge. Seminars will be held on three real estate and probate topics:  “Distressed Property Transactions 2011, Short Sales, Deeds in Lieu, REOs”, “Understanding & Using Residential Real […]

4th Annual Central Florida Diversity Picnic

For students and alumni interested in networking with attorneys and others in the legal community, this event presents a perfect opportunity to do so: Hillsborough County Bar Association Diversity Committee Proudly Presents The 4th Annual Central Florida Diversity Picnic Family Fun Event ~ Free of Charge February 26th 2011 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Chester H. […]