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April 2011

The James E. Beckley Writing Competition in Securities Arbitration and Law

Sponsored by Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (“PIABA”), the James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition is a writing contest for law students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law. First Prize is $1000, Second Prize is $750, and Third Prize is $500. The PIABA Bar Journal Board-of-Editors publish the first place paper and may, at their option, elect to […]

Public Service Loan Forgiveness in 5 Easy Steps

Public Service Loan Forgiveness is a great solution for folks with lots of student loans planning careers in government or non-profit employment.  But you have to take specific steps to benefit and the requirements can be confusing.   Heather Jarvis can break it down for you step by step so it makes sense once and for all.  Bring […]

The Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair

On September 2, 2011, the Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) will host its annual Career Fair, the largest Latino Career Fair for legal professionals in the country. The HNBA 36th Annual Convention: Forging the Future Together will be held August 31 – September 3, 2011 at the Sheraton Dallas hotel in Texas.   As part of the convention, the HNBA […]

Part-Time Attorney (Legal Services for Entrepreneurs)

Application Deadline: May 31, 2011. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.   General Summary of Work Performed Manage Legal Services for Entrepreneurs (LSE), a racial and immigrant justice project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. LSE provides free legal assistance to low-income individuals, including women, people of […]

Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Fellowship

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning on May 16, 2011. Description of Fellowship:  The Lawyers’ Committee views the causes they champion as broadly related to positions and ethical stances taken by Justice Thurgood Marshall during his distinguished legal career. The Thurgood Marshall […]

New Website With Updated Resources About Student Loans

Packed with frequently updated resources for student loan borrowers and the people who love them, askheatherjarvis.com is the go-to site for students, graduates, and school professionals.  Webinar Series: Free interactive sessions with the expert herself, go to http://askheatherjarvis.com/webinars. Essential Tools: Free worksheets, summaries, and multimedia resources to help borrowers understand their options and manage student […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 18, 2011)

*This is the last “This Week at the CDO” for the 2010-2011 academic year.  The weekly posts will return in the fall.*   Tuesday, April 19 Deadline to pre-register for four job fairs.  Pre-registration does not bind you to participate in any of the job fairs.  Rather, it guarantees that you will receive information on […]

Finding Success: Overcoming Adversity in Your Job Search

Finding Success: Overcoming Adversity in Your Job Search Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:30 to 9:00 AM Faculty Meeting Room, Law Library, 4th Floor Enjoy breakfast with the Career Development Office as graduates share their personal journeys and insight about how to overcome adversity and find success in your job search.  Attorneys will provide vital information […]

Invitation for UM Law Alumni to Attend Legal Seminar (with CLE) and Open House

Ratzan Law Group is hosting an All-Day Legal seminar “Sharpening the Saw:  Trial Practice for the 21st Century” on May 5, 2011 followed by an Open House cocktail party at its office immediately afterwards.  This seminar features an array of distinguished speakers and attendees can earn 6.50 General CLE credits including up to 4.00 Certification […]

Applications Now Available for Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee

Applications are now available for the Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee (NAC).  The NAC seeks to recruit three (3) new law student members and three (3) law school professional (faculty and staff) members to serve two-year terms from August 1, 2011 to June 30, 2013.   The NAC provides a vehicle through which students and […]