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February 2013

Learn About Unemployment Benefits Law & Help Those Who Have Lost Jobs

Florida Legal Services, along with co-sponsor University of Miami School of Law HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, presents a free training on Unemployment Compensation on March 13, 2013, from 2:00 – 4:30 pm. The training is open to Dade County attorneys who agree to provide pro bono representation to a low-income individual seeking unemployment benefits. […]

Miami Law HOPE Public Interest Lecture Series Presents: Shahrzad Emami, Esquire

Miami Law HOPE Public Interest Lecture Series presents Shahrzad Emami, Esquire. This event takes place on Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in Room A-216B (above the CDO). Shahrzad Emami serves as Affordable Housing Project Director at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. in the Community Economic Development Practice Group. Ms. Emami […]

HOPE News for the Week of February 25, 2013

Upcoming Events: Wednesday, February 28th, 12:30-1:30PM, A-216B (above the CDO). Join the Public Interest Lecture Series for a roundtable luncheon with Shahrzad Emami, Affordable Housing Project Director, at Legal Services of Greater Miami. Please RSVP to UM HOPE. Monday, March 4th, 12:30PM, Room 108. Please join us for a training session for a court observation […]

Need to Sublet Your Place this Summer?

The CDO from time to time receives requests from Miami Law students or students elsewhere seeking to sublet their apartment and/or sublease another apartment. Below is detailed information about 0ne such opportunity: A law student in Washington, DC is seeking a sublet in the Brickell/Downtown area from mid-May until late August 2013 (rough dates are […]

Americans for Immigrant Justice Children’s Legal Project – Part-Time Contract Position

Agency Background:   Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice), formerly FIAC, a not-for-profit law firm founded in 1996 to protect and promote the basic human rights of immigrants, has a multicultural and a multilingual staff.  AI Justice has represented clients from around the world and is recognized as a powerful advocate and national leader for immigrants’ […]

ASIL CLE INSTITUTE: Not Just State: International Law in the U.S. Government

On Wednesday, February 27th, the Government Attorneys Interest Group of the American Society of International Law will hold a continuing legal education course featuring practicing international lawyers in a variety of positions within the U.S. government. This panel, “Not Just State: International Law in the U.S. Government,” will discuss the role that international law plays […]

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

IT-Lex, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educational, literary, and scientific advancement in the field 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. Submission topics should […]

The Florida Bar Center for Professionalism and FIU Law Host The Second Annual Professionalism Symposium

The Florida Bar Center for Professionalism is again co-hosting with FIU Law, the Second Annual Professionalism Symposium Wednesday, February 27, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is free to all area law students. Recent law school graduates are also welcome. Among other topics, there will be a solid emphasis on University of […]

Florida Legal Services Seeks Reemployment Assistance Project Legal Extern – OPEN IMMEDIATELY

Job: Florida Legal Services (FLS) in midtown Miami needs a legal extern to administer its Reemployment Assistance Pro Bono Project starting February 2013.  The individual will oversee outreach to unemployed individuals in the community, screen and interview clients, assess the merits of clients’ cases, provide advice to clients based on feedback from senior attorneys, timely […]

The Employment Rights & Responsibilities Committee, Labor & Employment Section of the ABA Presents: “Careers in Labor & Employment Law”

Learn about exciting and diverse careers in labor and employment law, and discover ways to become involved in the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law. “Careers in Labor & Employment Law” will take place on Thursday, March 21, from 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm, in Room F-108. Speakers: Louis Lopez, U.S. Department […]