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February 2012

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of February 6, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus Monday, February 6th, Perspectives of the General Counsel: Meeting the Needs of Non-Profits, 12:30 pm, F109: Do you aspire to work in a General Counsel’s Office or serve the legal needs of non-profits? If yes, then this […]

Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award

Attend the Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award function on February 28, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the University of Miami School of Law. Lawyers to the Rescue is a non-denominational humanitarian organization created by lawyers committed to bringing legal assistance and humanitarian support to people around the world in times […]

Considering an Alternative Legal Career? Read This Article From a Professional Development Expert

During law school, some students realize that they do not want to practice law. After practicing for several years, many attorneys also reach the same conclusion. What do you do next? Read this interview given by Serena Claire Josephs, a firm-wide attorney professional development specialist at an Am Law 100 firm. There are other options.

Attend the 26th Annual Institute on White Collar Crime at the Eden Roc Renaissance in Miami Beach

Interested in corporate law or being in-house counsel? Want to network with attorneys and professionals involved in all aspects of prosecution and defense of white collar crime. Attend the 26th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime  from February 29 – March 2, 2012 at the Eden Roc Renaissance in Miami Beach. ABA OnRamps allows […]

The AFL-CIO and Cornell University Sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer Program

The AFL-CIO and CornellUniversityare sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 10-15, 2012 in Ithaca, New York. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in working as union researchers and campaigners. The course (credit or non-credit) is designed for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in working as union […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 6, 2012)

Monday, February 6: 11th Circuit Judicial Internship Program Begins Perspectives of the General Counsel:  Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits: Speaker:  Lesley Rosenthal – 12:30 p.m., Room F-109 Thursday, February 9: Ten Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Practice Area – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109  

Berkeley Technology Law Journal 2012 Writing Competition – Deadline is February 24, 2012

The Berkeley Technology Law Journal is soliciting entries for their annual student writing competition. 1st Prize: $2,000 & Publication in the Fall 2012 Issue of BTLJ 2nd Prize: $750 3rd Prize: $500 Topics: Submissions are accepted on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of law and technology, including but not limited to: intellectual […]

NALP Summer Job Search Webinars Now Freely Available Online

The Association for Legal Career Professionals now has summer job search webinars, produced in conjunction with Equal Justice Works. These seminars are available on the NALP website. The two hour-long webinars offer expert tips and best practices on cover-letter and resume drafting, as well as interviewing and networking.  

Careers in International Anti-Money Laundering Presentation via Teleconference

This is a free program presented by ABA Section of International Law International Anti-Money Laundering Committee on Monday, February 6th, 2012, from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET by teleconference. A panel representing a broad spectrum of practitioners who are focused on anti-money  laundering issues will present to law students, new grads and those just […]

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition – Deadline April 27, 2012

Notre Dame Law School sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of Legal Ethics. All students with an interest in Legal Ethics are invited and encouraged to participate. The competition is open to all law students at U.S. and Canadian law schools. Entries should concern any issue within the general category of legal ethics. Entries […]