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This Week at the CDO (Week of March 2, 2015)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015:

  • CDO’s Seventeenth Annual Informational Career Fair 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Law Campus, The Bricks – Join the CDO and network! Learn about different practice areas as we host public, private and government organizations.

Thursday, March 5, 2015:

  • Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & Find Your Dream Career – 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room A-110 – Attorney and social media expert Ethan Wall will present an experiential learning workshop series for students interested in traditional and nontraditional careers. During this program you will learn how to utilize social media and your law degree to pursue your passions and find your dream career. Practical advice and exercises will help you develop a more fulfilling and happy personal and professional life. Program takeaways include a practical guide designed to help you articulate what is most important to you and the direction you want to chart in life, a goal setting plan to help you create specific goals and a concrete plan to achieve them, and a social media guide to professionally promoting your image. Ethan Wall practiced social media, Internet, and intellectual property law for seven years at a prestigious Miami law firm where he became a widely recognized authority on the effect of social media on the law and a leader in the bar. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, he authored three books on the effect of social media and the law, traveled the country presenting on the subject, and served as a source for social media and the law on several high profile news organizations, including CNN, NPR, and Thomson Reuters. Ethan was also elected as the President of the Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Vice President of the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center Alumni Board of Directors, and was named the 2014 Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer by The Florida Bar. Chambers and Partners named him one of the World’s Leading Lawyers. Ethan is the founder of Let’s Plant a Seed, a charitable initiative designed to pursue his passion for giving back by inspiring others to identify their dreams in life, motivate them to pursue their passions, and inspire others to use their talents and skills to give back to the world in a meaningful way through community service. He also founded Social Media Law and Order, a consulting, education, and training company designed to utilize his law degree for pursuing his passions for public speaking, writing, teaching, and helping others in all areas of social media and the law. Ethan serves as the voice of The Florida Bar on social media in its October 23, 2014 program titled “Social Media 101: How to Use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to Promote Your Practice and Connect with The Florida Bar. During this series, Ethan will share his experience on how you can use your law degree and social media to pursue your passions, follow your dreams, and live a more fulfilling life.