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February 2011

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 28, 2011)

Monday, February 28 Exploring Solo and Small Firm Practice at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.  Lunch will be provided.  Learn more about this type of practice, including networking tips, how to find/contact employers and how to best position yourself as a competitive applicant. Thursday, March 3 13th Annual Career Fair at 12:30 p.m. on […]

Interested in International Law?

The CDO Presents: Distinguishing Yourself through International Law Opportunities Wednesday, March 9th at 12:30 p.m. in Room 352 Join Professor Matthew Wilson, an attorney with international experience and current Associate Professor of Law at University of Wyoming College of Law and get the answers to these questions: what is an international lawyer? how can you […]

Thirteenth Annual Informational Career Fair

ATTENTION ALL LAW STUDENTS! Career choices keeping you up at night?  Get the answers you’ve been looking for at this year’s Informational Career Fair.  Take this opportunity to speak with attorneys practicing in different areas of law about how they got started in their fields and what it’s like to practice law on a day-to-day basis.  The fair […]

2011 Brown Award for $10,000 for Excellence in Writing

2011 BROWN AWARD OF $10,000 FOR EXCELLENCE IN WRITING sponsored by The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the eighteenth annual Brown Award to recognize Excellence in Legal Writing in the United States. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school in […]

LegalArt is Seeking Law Student Volunteers

Seeking Law Student Volunteers SeminArt: Contracts for Artists SeminArt: Contracts for Artists Monday, March 7, 2011 / 6:00 – 7:30pm LegalArt 1035 N Miami Avenue Suite 200, Second floor Miami, FL 33136 Want to get involved with LegalArt? We are seeking two student volunteers for help checking in artists and speaker attendees and event set-up/clean-up. […]

On Campus DART Center Informational Session

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice Available to UM students and alums! The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be hosting an informational session on Monday, March 7 at 5:30 in University Center Room 241 to discuss careers in the field of community organizing with students interested in empowering their communities and […]

Skadden Fellowship Information Session

Join Susan Butler Plum, Director of The Skadden Fellowship Foundation as she discusses the prestigious post-graduate Skadden Fellowship. The Skadden Fellowship Foundation was established in 1988 in recognition of the dire need for greater funding for graduating law students who wish to devote their professional lives to providing legal services to the poor (including the […]

3Ls and December 2010 Graduates, Are You Interested in a Post-Graduate Fellowship with Legal Corps?

Come join Dean White and current Legal Corps Fellows to learn more about Legal Corps! Tuesday, March 8, 2011 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Second Floor Reading Room, Law Library, D-201 Dinner Will Be Served

Great Networking Opportunity for Students Interested in Practicing in Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County

The Broward Inns of Court brings together judges, lawyers, law professors and law students who meet regularly to discuss issues involving professionalism for the benefit of the bench and bar. Evening meetings center around dinner and thought provoking contemporary programs suited to increase professionalism and guide the less experienced members. Membership is considered an honor, […]

Exploring Small Firm and Solo Practice

Did you know that the largest entry level law firm market in Florida is the small firm market and that firms of 10 attorneys or less comprise of 73% of Florida Bar membership? Learn more about small firms and solo practice by joining Monica Elliot, a representative of the Florida Bar Small Firm and Solo […]