Attend “A to Z OF BUILDING YOUR OWN LAW FIRM” With Spencer Aronfeld

The CDO invites you to join Spencer Aronfeld (JD ’91), as he gives his highly acclaimed presentation on how to develop a successful solo law practice, how to market yourself and how to network. To find out more about Spencer and his law practice in Coral Gables, visit the website.

WHEN:       Tuesday, March 2, 2021, from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM


Meeting ID: 959 9763 3797 | Passcode: 964172

For more information, contact the CDO.

Labor & Employment Law Scholarship – For Students Interested in Labor & Employment Law

Who is awarding this scholarship?

  • The Labor and Employment Section of the Florida Bar

Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • Current 2Ls and 3Ls
  • Enrolled in a Juris Doctor degree-seeking program at a Florida Law School (students visiting from an out-of-state school are not eligible)
  • With a demonstrated interest in Labor & Employment Law

What is being awarded?

  • $1000 to one student or $500 split between two equal candidates
  • The scholarship check is accompanied by a recognition plaque from the Section

What must I do to be considered for the scholarship?

Prepare a cover page that includes

  • Your contact information, school, and year (2L or 3L)
  • Completed & anticipated labor and employment related course work (identifying when courses were taken or will be taken)
  • Relevant professional experience (this can include job/intern placements for the summer of 2021)
  • Your involvement in school organizations (including Law Reviews and Journals) and any pro bono/volunteer activity

In lieu of the above you may submit a resume or CV, which is supplemented with your relevant course work

  • A 250-500 word statement expressing your interest in Labor & Employment Law
  • Your name should be on each page of your submission
  • Your school name MUST be in the subject line of the email

When is the application deadline?

  • March 1, 2021

When will I be notified?

  • April 2021 – Candidates will be selected by the Law School Liaison Committee of the Labor & Employment Section of the Florida Bar and are subject to the approval of each candidate’s Law School

You’re Invited – Holland & Knight Presents Navigating Tech in the Law

Technology overlaps with many industries, and the legal world is no exception. Emerging technologies are rapidly transforming both the substance and practice of law in almost every area, including business law, financial services, intellectual property and litigation. As technology continues to evolve, fluency in key technological trends is now more important than ever, as it can inform decisions about what practice areas and specialties are positioned to evolve with these trends and help with mapping out a place within the landscape.

Holland & Knight invites Class of 2023 law students to join an informational series on the intersection of law and technology. Our presentations will discuss legal careers in tech, current tech trends in major practice areas and how some Holland & Knight attorneys have charted various paths in the tech space. In addition, 1L students interested in pursuing a career in tech are encouraged to attend.

We hope to virtually “see” you there!

Agenda: A Glimpse into the Tech World  |  2:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Blockchain: An Exclusive Insight into the Intersection of Engineering and
the Law
  |  2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Understanding Litigation Technology Trends  |  3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
2:00 – 4:15 p.m. ET
1:00 – 3:15 p.m. CT
12:00 – 2:15 p.m. MT
11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. PT
Where: Zoom Meeting
Meeting access information will be provided in your confirmation email.

To register, please email Precillia Soares by March 1.

Agenda: Patent Practice Innovation  |  10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Tech Startups and Securities Offerings  |  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Launching a Tech Career  |  12:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Date/Time: Thursday, March 4, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET
9:00 – 11:15 a.m. CT
8:00 – 10:15 a.m. MT
7:00 – 9:15 a.m. PT
Where: Zoom Meeting
Meeting access information will be provided in your confirmation email.

To register, please email Precillia Soares by March 1.


The National Black Law Students Association and the ULA Present: Careers in the Labor Movement

A panel discussion about the field of labor law and the varied and rewarding career options it  can offer for students who are passionate about social justice. The event takes place on Thursday, February 18, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The event will be moderated by Kyle Campbell, Associate General Counsel, America Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (Moderator).


Samantha Dulaney, General Counsel, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (Panelist)

Mark Pearce, Executive Director Workers Rights Institute at Georgetown Law, former NLRB Chair (Panelist)

Jason Veny, partner, Murphy Anderson LLP, Washington, DC (Panelist)

Bart Sheard, Legislative Representative, AFL-CIO (Panelist)

Katelyn Walker, U.S. Department of Labor (Panelist)

How to join meeting:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 209 349 4786

Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers – Annual Bar Study Scholarship

Each year, the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers strives to offer a Bar Study Scholarship. The goal of the scholarship is to promote the CFAWL mission.  It is meant to help a recipient while they study for the Florida Bar Exam.  It is made possible through the generous donations of CFAWL members, friends, and CFAWL fundraising efforts.

For each academic year, a scholarship will be awarded to a deserving full-time or part-time law student who will take the Florida Bar Exam for the first time.

Successful applicants will have either:

  1. Demonstrably promoted the CFAWL mission through CFAWL membership and/or volunteer work; or
  2. Demonstrably involved themselves in pro bono work on their campus or in their local legal community.

If the student is not enrolled in a Central Florida law school but intends to return to this area or begin their career here, then they should explain what efforts/success they have had in maintaining or establishing ties to the Central Florida legal community.

How to Apply: Each year, CFAWL will update this space for information as to how to apply, including a printable application. Follow the link below for the application. For the 2021 Award, the open enrollment period begins February 5, 2021 and will end March 8, 2021. 

Apply Now!

Liberty Mutual Seeks Attorney – Remote Opportunity

Liberty Mutual is seeking an attorney for a remote opportunity. They are seeking candidates with 5-8 years of experience in transactional work, with some litigation management experience.

If interested, please email your resume in .pdf format to Teresa Rodriguez at the Career Development Office.

Participate in the Florida Bar Foundation’s Pro Bono Challenge for 2021!

The Florida Bar Foundation’s Statewide Pro Bono Challenge is now open and we need your participation to help Miami Law maintain our MVP title! Join now to gain valuable practical skills and experience by assisting on a housing, family law, child advocacy, consumer or other civil legal pro bono matter with alumni as supervising attorneys.

The competition opened on February 1st 2021 and will end on March 26th 2021. Through the program, students will assist alumni with a pro bono case through a legal aid organization. Powered by Florida Pro Bono Matters, students will use a cutting-edge interactive platform to pick a pro bono case and be matched with an alumni mentor. The Florida law school with the most participation will win. So, help show Miami Law’s commitment to pro bono through your participation.

Read more about the program and sign up to participate here.



Miami Law Students: The Office of Communications at University of Miami School of Law Seeks Research Assistant

The Office of Communications at the University of Miami School of Law is looking for law students to work on a part-time basis as student reporters to write articles for its website.

Applicants need to have strong writing abilities, as well as strong reporting and interviewing skills. Each reporter will be required to work on deadline and produce articles weekly. The job allows for flexible hours.

Most of the stories will be about Law School events, which would require attending the event either virtually or in-person, taking notes, interviewing one or two participants, and taking a photo at the event. A weekly meeting with their assigned editor will be required.

To apply, please submit two to three writing samples along with a resume to Michelle Valencia. For additional details, the posting may also be viewed on Symplicity job Posting ID#27902.

Deadline is March 10, 2021 or when filled.


Attend Move the Needle Fund – 3L Virtual Networking Program for Diverse Law Students on March 24th 2021!

Knowing that economic uncertainty can disproportionately impact the job prospects of underrepresented law students, Diversity Lab and the four founding Move the Needle Fund (MTN) law firms and 30+ legal departments — invite 3L students to participate in an upcoming Virtual Learning & Networking Forum on Wednesday, March 24th beginning at 1:30pm MT.

The MTN 3L Virtual Learning & Networking Forum is designed to provide students with the opportunity to hear from law firm and corporate legal department leaders on a variety of topics, including: (1) Developing a Narrative That Stands Out, (2) Leveraging Social Media and Current Networks, (3) Tips and Techniques for Virtual Job Hunting, and (4) In-Person / Virtual Interviewing Best Practices.

Most importantly, the program will incorporate small group networking so that students can meet, get to know, and ask questions of law firm and legal department practitioners and hiring managers in an informal setting, and make additional professional connections in the legal industry.

Interested 3Ls can learn more and register here. We hope this opportunity provides a wealth of knowledge and industry contacts for students to leverage now and throughout their legal career.

To register, click here for link.



We are excited to announce that the FDIC will be hosting information sessions for the 2022 Honors Attorney Program. We invite you to learn more about the FDIC’s Honors Attorney Program: a prestigious two- year professional development program open to new law school graduates.

When?     June 23rd at 5pm (EST) – Students ONLY
July 1st at 5pm (EST) – Career Counselors and Students

Click here for additional information about the program. More information to come. Stay tuned!

To RSVP, please email here.