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  • Good Luck on the Bar!

    Good luck to everyone taking the bar this week! If you are taking the Florida Bar, be sure to look for members of the CPD inside the convention center. Lisa Crouch and Lauren Avila will be  handing out granola bars and collecting any items you wish to leave with them (ex: phone, flashcards) for pickup after […]

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  • Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Annual Convention and Career Fair

    Students: The HNBA invites you to participate in the HNBA Career Fair, largest career fair for Hispanic law students and legal professionals, at the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Annual Convention on Friday, September 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The 2014 HNBA Convention will be held September 10 – 13, 2014 at the Renaissance […]

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  • Save the Date – Annual Minority Mentoring Picnic

    The annual Minority Mentoring Picnic will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Hialeah, Florida. It is a great opportunity for students to meet judges, lawyers, and law school administrators from around the state. For more information about the picnic, please visit http://www.kmmfoundation.org/picnic/.    

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  • Stop by the library and read one of our new books!

    We have new books in the library on a wide range of topics such as, property law, administrative law, ethics, business writing, free speech, taxation, ADR and the Mexican legal system!  Some of these books are in the New Book display on the third floor of the library. If you cannot find them there, check […]

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  • Fall 2014 – Externship Selections

    Thank you to all the students that applied for fall 2014 externships! Please note, employers will not begin selecting externs until sometime in July. Due to the volume of applicants, we are not able to send an e-mail to each applicant that was not selected. Please check the Announcement page on Symplicity for updates as […]

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  • D.W. Perkins Bar Scholarship Application

    D.W. Perkins Bar Association, Inc. is seeking applicants for its bar preparation scholarships. The Association provides scholarships to offset bar examination preparation expenses for students who have a financial need and demonstrate a commitment to excellence. Applicants must be recent graduates or third year law students who are scheduled to take the Florida Bar Examination […]

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  • Career Services Has a New Name!

    The Career Services Department will now be known as the Center for Professional Development or CPD.  This is in line with the other consortium schools and better reflects the comprehensive nature of the work handled by our department at Coastal. The CPD prepares students for the world of legal work throughout the student’s academic career and […]

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  • 2015 EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION WEBINAR

    The 2015 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application will be open from July 7, 2014 to September 17, 2014. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 21 at 2 pm.   The Equal Justice Works Fellowship Program is very competitive, receiving hundreds of applications each year for approximately 60 fellowship slots. To be considered, you must […]

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  • Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair

    The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF) is an initiative founded by the Intellectual Property Advisory Board, which is an alumni group associated with the Georgia State University College of Law. The fair is managed and executed by the Georgia State University College of Law Career Services Office. Many members of the Founders group are very active […]

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  • Updated Guide to Alternative Career Resources

    Check out the CSD’s updated Guide to Alternative Career Resources!  Students and alumni can access the guide in Symplicity under the Document Library tab!  This comprehensive guide includes links to job banks, industry-specific resources, and professional associations organized by industry, including business, healthcare, and nonprofits (just to name a few). If you are thinking about pursuing an alternative career, a Career […]

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  • Scholarship Essay Contest

    DeKalb Lawyers Association presents their 26th Annual Scholarship Essay Contest! The 2014 Essay Top is: “From Opposition to Opportunity: How a Legacy of Leadership is Built During Times of Crisis” Eligibility: Entrant must be enrolled in law school. Contest winners must be available to attend the Annual Scholarship Breakfast, to be held at 9 am […]

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  • Fall 2014 Externship Deadline Extended!

    The deadline for Fall 2014 Externships has been extended until Sunday, April 27th at 11:59 pm!! Make sure you don’t miss your opportunity to earn academic credit while getting great legal work experience. Stop by the Career Services Department to get an Externship Handbook that lists all of the opportunities. Counselors can also assist you with […]

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