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March 2011

Nuts & Bolts Judicial Clerkship Application Workshop

Nuts & Bolts Judicial Clerkship Application Workshop Wednesday, April 6th 12:30 – 1:30 PM Room A110 This is an important meeting for all 2Ls who will be applying for post-graduate judicial clerkships beginning this summer.   We will be covering information critical to the application process, including the timeline for applying to state and federal judges, […]

From the ABA: Eight Tips on Getting Your First Job After Law School

From the ABA:  Eight tips on getting your first job after law school Experts in tort, trial and insurance law shared their secrets of career success during the program, “I’m Getting My J.D. Now What? A Forum on How to Get Your First Job,” at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Atlanta. Panelists offered law school […]

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application Now Available! Application deadline is June 17, 2011. Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to […]

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

Wednesday, March 30th 1L Progressive Lunch, lunchtime, Miami Alumni Center.  All 1Ls received an email inviting them to participate in this year’s Progressive Lunch.  Replacing our long running Firm Night program, the 1L Progressive Lunch will give members of the Class of 2013 an opportunity to meet attorneys and recruiting coordinators from some of the […]

How To Series: How to Develop Strategies for Success

The Career Development Office cordially invites you to attend an interactive discussion about positioning yourself for success in the legal market. Scott Hodes, Southeast Director of Lateral Link Group, LLC, will present HOW TO DEVELOP STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS: MASTERING THE LEGAL MARKET AND FINDING THE BEST OPPORTUNITIES at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 in […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 21, 2011)

Welcome back from spring break!  We hope you enjoyed your time off from classes.  To help you settle back into the swing of things, the CDO will not be holding any events this week.  However, starting next week through the end of the semester, the CDO will be hosting some great events including its “How […]

Free Bankruptcy Seminar for Attorneys (CLE Credit Available)

Interested in bankruptcy law or want to get involved in pro bono matters?  Dade Legal Aid/Put Something Back cordially invites you to attend their bankruptcy basics seminar titled “Who What How Why & Where of Bankruptcy” taking place next Friday, March 25th, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Claude Pepper Federal Building, […]

Destination Public Intereste Webinar

NALP presents “Destination Public Interest: Landing the Ideal Public Interest Job.” This webinar, designed for 3Ls and recent graduates who are pursuing public interest jobs, offers best practices and tips in the areas of cover letter and résumé drafting, as well as interviewing and professional networking. Watch the webinar now Presenters: Charlene Gomes, Senior Program […]

The Ensuring Equal Justice Initiative (EEJI): The Pro Bono Program of the Miami Dade County Public Defender’s Office

*  * Do you believe that “equal justice for all” truly means equal justice for all, including low-income people in our community? Would you like to sharpen your trial skills or share your expertise? If so, please join us at our annual training workshop (see below for more details): Defending a County Court Case Friday, […]

Summer Dispute Resolution Institute (SDR) at Capital University Law School

This summer, Capital University Law School will be offering the Summer Dispute Resolution Institute (SDR) and some of these courses may be of interest to your students.  This is the third summer we have offered SDR and we are excited about the unique opportunity it provides to law students to gain practical skills in this […]