This Week at the CDO (Week of September 14, 2009)

Small Firm Week is Here!  Be sure to check out all of the events planned.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Networking Workshop, 12:30 p.m., Room 109

Learn how to properly network and then test out your new skills at the Speed Networking Event the following night!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Department of State 2010 Summer Internship Presentation, 12:30 p.m., Room 109

Learn about the various opportunities offered by the State Department.  Presented by the Department of State Diplomat in Residence, Hilarion “Lari” Martinez

Speed Networking Event, 6:00 p.m., Student Lounge

During this event, participants can refine professional networking skills and forge connections, while gathering information about the legal profession.  Speed Networking is a way to help avoid first-impression networking nightmares, while getting to know area practicing attorneys at the same time.   Participating attorneys include those at large and small firms as well as government agencies and public interest organizations.

The evening will consist of a series of round robin “Flash Sessions” lasting approximately eight minutes in length followed immediately by a reception.  To attend, please RSVP to Sarah Klein at

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Small Firm Panel Presentation, 12:30 p.m., Room 109

Come hear from partners and associates at small firms.  Topics to be discussed include exploring advantages of working in a small firm, how to search for openings, how to best prepare to work for a small firm and what benefits the Florida Bar’s General Practice, Solo and Small Firm section can provide

Thursday, September 17, 2009

The presentation “Flying Solo with Spencer Aronfeld ’91” has been postponed.  Once a new date is scheduled, we will advertise it on the blog.