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January 2013

The Robert Masur Fellowship is Now Accepting Applications for 2013 From 1L Students

The Robert Masur Fellowship is now accepting applications for 2013. Application packets must be received by Friday, April 5, 2013. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted. The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in […]

The Union Internationale des Avocats Presents the Jacques Leroy International Prize Student Competition

The International Association of Lawyers (UIA – Union Internationale des Avocats) brings together over 2, 000 individual members and 200 bar, federation and association members, from more than 110 countries. The UIA is Open to all the world’s lawyers, both general practitioners and specialists. Its members also include legal professionals, judges, law students and teachers. […]

Notre Dame Law School Smith Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition – Call for Papers

Notre DameLawSchool 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 must […]

The Public Interest Fair on the Bricks on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

Attend the Public Interest Fair on the Bricks on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. You will be able to talk to students who have participated in Miami Law Clinics, CDO Externships, HOPE Summer Fellowships, Public Interest  Summer Fellowships, the Historic Black Church Project, the African Probate & Policy Initiative and other programs. This can, […]

HOPE News for the Week of January 28, 2013

Upcoming Events:  Monday, January 28th, Public Interest Summer Opportunities, 12:30 – 2 pm, F209. Discover some of the exciting summer opportunities including HOPE Fellowships, the Summer Public Interest Program, Clinics, Externships, and the African Probate & Policy Initiative.   Thursday, January 31st, “Different Kinds of Minds”, 7:00pm, BankUnited Center. Autism Advocate Temple Grandin, listed on Time […]

Attend the Fifteenth Annual Informational Career Fair on March 6th!

Attend the Fifteenth Annual Informational Career Fair on March 6, 2013, from 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Bricks. Career choices keeping you up at night? Get the answers you have been looking for at the annual Informational Career Fair. Take this opportunity to speak with attorneys practicing in different areas of law about how they […]

The Northern Virginia Office of the Legal Aid Justice Center is seeking a Bilingual (Spanish/English) Attorney for its Immigrant Advocacy Program

The Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a bilingual attorney to join its office in Falls Church, Virginia. Their work includes the provision of general civil legal assistance in the areas of housing, consumer and employment law for Northern Virginia’s diverse low-income immigrant communities. They also provide extensive representation to, and work closely with, the region’s […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 28, 2013)

Monday, January 28, 2013:  Diversity Food Festival – 12:30 p.m., Bricks  Tuesday, January 29, 2013:  Networking and Diversity Panel – 12:30 p.m., Student Lounge  Wednesday, January 30, 2013:  Speed Networking Reception – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Student Lounge  1L CDO Workshop – 12:30 p.m., Room E-352  Thursday, January 31, 2013:  Employment Discrimination Panel – […]

Ms. JD Presents: Building Her Power Base: A Conversation with ABA President Laurel Bellows on Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Ms. JD, K&L Gates and Kirkland Ellis cordially invite you to attend a luncheon with ABA President Laurel Bellows. Laurel will be speaking on leadership and entrepreneurship and will be answering questions from young women attorneys and law students nationwide. When Ms. JD thinks about entrepreneurship and leadership, Laurel is one of the first women […]

Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition – $3,000 Grand Prize

The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is pleased to announce the 2013 Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition. James Lynch, a partner at Winston & Strawn LLP, has graciously endowed this writing competition to honor Paul Faherty, former director of the Center for Tax Law […]