Tuesday, March 6:
On the Hunt: A Tactical Approach to the 3L Job Search
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Room F-108. Join fellow students and several new attorneys for an interactive program that will equip you with the tools and strategies you need to succeed in your job search. To attend, please RSVP to AskUs@law.miami.edu.
Wednesday, March 7:
Fourteenth Annual Informational Career Fair
12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m., The Bricks. Career choices keeping you up at night? Get the answers at the Informational Career Fair. Take this opportunity to speak with attorneys practicing in different areas of law about how they got started in their fields and what it is like to practice law on a daily basis. The fair will include attorneys working in small, midsize and large firms; public interest organizations; government agencies; the judiciary; and multinational corporations in a variety of practice areas, such as administrative, bankruptcy, civil litigation, corporate, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, elder, entertainment, health, immigration, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, media, military, personal injury, real estate and more. For more information, contact Cristina Ortega Lopez in the Career Development Office.
Wednesday, March 21:
12:30 p.m.-1:50 p.m., Room A-110. Please join Sedgewick LLP attorneys Sherylle Gordon and Eric Lundt (UM JD 1990) in a Lunch-n-Learn session on interviewing tips and tricks. Designed to help diverse students navigate the confusing world of law firm interviewing etiquette, this program promises to be a straight-forward, candid discussion of common pitfalls and steps for success.
Friday, March 23:
Application Deadline for the 2012 Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Program Coming Soon
The Equal Justice Works Summer Corps program provides law students with the opportunity to dedicate at least 300 hours of their summer to a legal project at a qualifying nonprofit public interest organization. In 2012, 711 law students will be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps education award in the amount of $1,175 upon their successful completion of the Summer Corps program. Deadline is March 23rd!
Friday, March 30:
Sunday, April 1:
1L Diversity Luncheon
12:30 p.m.-1:50 p.m., Room A-110. Please join Sidley Austin attorneys Stanley Stallworth and Kerriann Mills in a candid and insightful discussion of life in big law. This is your chance to ask the questions you cannot ask in an interview: Is there really such a thing as work-life balance? How much work is 2000 billable hours anyway? How cold do Chicago winters get? And much, much more! Lunch will be provided.
Apply for the ABA YLD Scholarship
The ABA YLD Scholarship Program provides partial conference funding and an opportunity to become more involved in the Division. Scholarship categories include: General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Practitioners; Government, Public Sector and Military Lawyers; and Minorities in the Profession. Visit the CDO Blog for additional information.
Thursday, April 5:
Round Table Discussion of Diversity in the Law
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Student Lounge.This round table discussion will cover a variety of topics that impact LGBT students, attorneys and allies, and will address specific issues of importance to the LGBT legal community. Includes reception.
The 1L Firm Night Reception
The 1L Firm Night Reception, originally scheduled for Thursday, March 8th, has been postponed. Details to follow.