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April 2013

University of Connecticut School of Law Student Legal Writing Competition

Deadline: June 3, 2013 Description: The University of Connecticut School of Law has established a student Legal Writing Competition to encourage and reward original student writing on legal issues affecting persons struggling with homelessness, mental illness, addiction or substance abuse. Topic: Entrants should submit a paper on a legal issue affecting persons struggling with homelessness, […]

Immigration Fellowship Opportunity in Washington, DC

A senior Democrat from the Midwest is seeking a fellow for the Washington, DC office.  The Fellow will assist the Counsel with immigrant advocacy, deportation policies and community and constituent services. Agency Name:  U.S. House of Representatives Position Title:  Immigration Fellow Location:  Washington, DC Description of Responsibilities:  The Fellow will work closely with the Member’s […]

South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel – Ambassadors Program for South Florida Law Students

The South Florida Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACCA-SFL) announced the launch of its Ambassadors Program for South Florida law students in early 2012. Participating law students, or “ACCA-SFL Ambassadors”, volunteer at ACCA-SFL’s various events during the year, providing the students with a unique networking and educational opportunity.  With access to ACC-SFL’s in-house […]

Attend The Ins and Outs of Family Law and Child Advocacy on April 17th!

Attend “The Ins and Outs of Family Law and Child Advocacy” on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Room F-108. This event will be a discussion about child advocacy and family law. Child advocacy and family law are both broad areas of practice, and students will be able to listen […]

HOPE News for the Week of April 1, 2013

 Upcoming Events:  *Save the Date* Thursday, April 18th, 6:00 p.m., HOPE Recognition Reception, Attention 3Ls – Don’t miss out on the opportunity to apply for, or nominate someone to receive, the Innovative Service in the Public Interest Award or the Exemplary Service to the Poor Award. Applications for these awards are due today and will be […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 1, 2013)

Thursday, April 4, 2013:  Jamaican Bar Association Networking Event – Library, Fourth Floor, 6:30 p.m. The Jamaican Bar Association is coming to campus this Thursday night to discuss the importance of rainmaking. Pizza will be served. Everyone is welcome!  

Legal Learning Series Invites You to a Complimentary Happy Hour!

Please join us for a Complimentary Happy Hour! Legal Learning Series is returning to Fort Lauderdale and hosting a cocktail networking mixer. Legal Learning Series would like to invite you to be their guests as they continue their season of events, seminars, mixers, webinars, conferences and more. Please join them for a complimentary happy hour […]

Attend The ABA Property Insurance Law Committee’s Annual Spring CLE Meeting From May 16-18 in Palm Beach Gardens

This year, the ABA Property Insurance Law Committee is holding its annual Spring CLE meeting on May 16-18, at the PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. This spring’s meeting will be co-sponsored with the ABA trial techniques committee. The topic of the presentations this year will be “Exclusions And Extensions Of Coverage […]

Law Student Passes for Upcoming Seminar – Fundamentals of Workers’ Compensation seminar in Tampa, Florida

Sterling Education Services, Inc. is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation. Sterling would like to offer 5 law students free scholarship-passes to an upcoming seminar as an introduction to the company. Please visit us online for information on their company. Sterling is holding a ‘Fundamentals of Workers’ Compensation’ seminar in […]

The City of Chicago’s Law Department Seeking Assistant Corporation Counsel for its Appeals Division

The City of Chicago’s Law Department is seeking an attorney for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel in its Appeals Division. The Appeals Division handles all appellate matters for the City and appears in the Illinois Appellate Court, Illinois Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys […]