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September 2012

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 1, 2012)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012:  Tax LL.M. Luncheon – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., F-108  Thursday, October 4, 2012:  HOPE/CDO: Tell Your Story-Marketing Yourself Like a Pro! – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Center for Democracy, NY Summer 2013 Legal Internship

NOTICE TO FIRST AND SECOND YEAR LAW STUDENTS: The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU), founded in 1920, is a nationwide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with more than 500,000 members and is dedicated to the principles of liberty and equality embodied in the U.S. Constitution. The Center for Democracy (CFD) of the ACLU’S National Office in […]

Attend The Third Annual Patently Impossible Project to Support Dade Legal Aid

Please join the 3rd Annual Patently Impossible Project to support Dade Legal Aid. There will be a cocktail reception, silent auction and raffle prizes. Bet on your favorite contestant assembling a patented invention…and much more. This event takes place on Thursday, November 1st, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Miami Science Museum, […]

IT-Lex Technology Law Writing Contest-Deadline is May 1, 2013

IT-Lex, a not-for-profi t organization dedicated to educational, literary, and scientifi c advancement in the fi eld of technology law, is proud to announce its first Technology Law Writing Competition, sponsored by the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP. All accredited law school students in good standing are eligible to enter the writing competition. […]

Read The Careerist Article: “How to Ace the Callback….And Land That Big-Firm Job”

In August, Seattle lawyer and author Grover E. Cleveland gave students advice about how to nail the initial interview with a firm. The author of “Swimming Lessons for Baby Sharks: The Essential Guide to Thriving as a New Lawyer,” Cleveland is back with advice about the next phase of the process: the callback. Read his article […]

The Miami-Dade Chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers Presents: Speed Networking

WHO: All students interested in participating in a mentoring program. The program provides students with an opportunity to form a mutually beneficial relationship with an attorney or judge in the community in an effort to foster professional growth, career development and personal fulfillment. Both male and female law students are welcome and encouraged to attend. […]

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project (Summer 2013)

The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship (named in memory of the late Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission) provides second year law students an opportunity to work in the consumer protection or consumer affairs offices of locations of participating State and Territorial governments. Selected students will serve for a minimum of eight weeks during the summer […]

The Eighth Annual Constitutional Environmental Law Student Writing Competition (2012-2013)-Deadline is April 12, 2013

The U.S. Constitution has long been interpreted by the courts and understood by most Americans to support comprehensive environmental protections. However, arguments questioning the constitutional legitimacy of environmental law have continued to gain traction in the federal courts. In response to this trend, ELI, ABA SEER’s Constitutional Law Committee, and NAELS invite law students to […]

The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project is Seeking Applicants for a Managing Attorney for the Domestic Violence Division

The mission of the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project (DCVLP) is to increase the pool of trained pro bono lawyers donating their services to low-income families in the District and supporting these lawyers with the necessary resources to provide high-quality representation. The DCVLP’s primary goal is to recruit, train and support these attorneys so they can […]

INTERIGHTS Announces Six-month Funded Internship, Europe Programme

Application deadline: October 15, 2012 INTERIGHTS is pleased to invite applications for a six-month funded internship for a lawyer or academic with experience working on human rights in Europe. Established in 1982, INTERIGHTS works to promote respect for human rights through the use of law. They achieve this through a range of activities: strategic litigation […]