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March 2014

Lee County Association for Women Lawyers (LCAWL) Scholarship Awards Program

LCAWL is the local chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL). FAWL was established in 1951 to serve as a statewide voice for Florida’s women lawyers and to actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of its members in the legal profession, judiciary and community at large.  Lee County Association for Women […]

Federal Claims Bar Association 2013-2014 Law Student Writing Competition

The United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association announces that its annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2013-2014 academic year is underway. The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary bar association made up of nationwide members who practice law in the areas that lie within the specialized jurisdiction of […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 31, 2014)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014:  Speaker Joan Valdes: “Balancing Life and Law” – 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room, Law Library. Attorney Joan Valdes will be on campus to speak about work/life balance. Ms. Valdes will share her story and provide advice on how to balance life and the practice of law. Ms. Valdes […]

The Fink Family Scholarship

The American Society for Pharmacy Law (“ASPL”) is pleased to announce the Fink Family Scholarship established by Joseph L. Fink III and his family.  The purpose of the Scholarship is to support a pharmacist who: (1) is attending law school; (2) demonstrates academic, professional, or service-related achievement; and (3) is most likely to use a […]

Attend “Balancing Life and Law” With Attorney Joan Valdes on Tuesday, April 1, 2014!

Attorney Joan Valdes will be on campus on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 to speak about work/life balance. Ms. Valdes will share her story and provide advice on how to balance life and the practice of law. The presentation will be held in the Faculty Meeting Room in the Law Library, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 […]

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau is Seeking a Summer Fellow

The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (“HLAB”) is the nation’s oldest student-run legal services organization, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the campus of Harvard Law School.  HLAB works with hundreds of low-income clients to solve their legal problems in the areas of housing, domestic relations, government benefits and wage and hour law.  As a student-run legal […]

The Diversity Committee Presents “Leveraging Your Law Degree: Alternative Career Paths Webcast”

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET Moderator Dawn-Marie Bey, Bey & Cotropia PLLC Speakers Sania Anwar, JD, CEO, Global Scholars Project Sean Coughlin, JD, CEO, FaithStreet, LLC Justin Guilder, JD, Managing Director, PennAve One, LLC Scott Talbott, JD, CPA, Senior VP Government Affairs, Electronic Transactions Association Susannah Wellford, JD, President and […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 17, 2014)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014:  Becker & Poliakoff Summer Fellowship Information Session – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Law Campus Room D-201. The firm will have representatives there to discuss hiring and the firm’s Diversity Fellowship. Becker & Poliakoff is a Florida based law firm committed to promoting and highlighting diversity in the legal profession. The firm […]

The MADD Court Monitoring Program: In-Court Volunteer/Internship Opportunity

MADD offers an opportunity in Miami-Dade County to spend time in the courtroom. Volunteers/interns attend court and collect data regarding DUI prosecution. The Court Monitoring program allows people to become even more familiar with courtroom processes and procedures and provides an opportunity to understand and analyze trends throughout the state. Purpose of Court Monitoring:  The Court Monitoring […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 3, 2014)

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 3, 2014): Informational Career Fair – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Bricks. Attorneys from firms, government agencies, public interest organizations and corporations visit campus to speak with students about their legal careers. During the event, students have the opportunity to ask the attorneys questions about their career […]