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  • Dimensions of Diversity

    This blog will act as a hub for events and information pertaining to particular affinity groups. Here, you will find various conferences, job fairs, and networking opportunities.  Additionally, you will find postings and articles that describe unique issues facing sub-groups within our society.  DIVERSITY includes but is not limited to race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, and […]

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  • Time Management

    The first of the Academic Workshop Series, Time Management will focus on reviewing and assessing studying habits from the previous semester and learning more efficient and successful studying skills. Also this workshop will focus time management strategies to help students organize their study schedules. Join the Center for Student Advising (CSA) on Tuesday, September 8th from […]

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  • NEW OCI: U.S. Army JAG Corps

    The U.S. Army JAG Corps (Ft. Belvoir, Virginia) will be on–campus October 6, 2015 to interview 2Ls for summer internship program and candidates for active duty appointment. Submit your application by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 via Symplicity.  

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  • OCI: The Schwartz Law Group, P.A.

    The Schwartz Law Group, P.A. (Jacksonville, Florida) will be on-campus on September 16, 2015 to interview 2Ls for a Law Clerk position. The position will  include research and drafting for a general practice law firm. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.  

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  • Clinical Program Offerings for Fall

    New Sections of PR and Financial Literacy have been added to the schedule – check to see if you might now be able to fit a clinic or externship into your schedule.   In –HOUSE CLINICS Disabilities & Public Benefits Clinic available for 4 or 5 credits Class time Monday and Wednesday 10:00 to 12:00 […]

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  • Crafting a Personal Power Statement

    Creating A Personal Power Statement By Cara D. Cockman-Bliss Consider the power of six words that describe a person’s character, values, and skills perfectly. Creating a power statement is imperative for all persons at any level. Individuals need to be effective in communicating their strengths and accomplishments at any educational level. Personal power statements help […]

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  • Career Advice and Research

    This month, we received books on career advice, research, and more! TITLE AUTHOR CALL # A blackletter statement of federal administrative law KF5407 .B53 2013 The constitutional systems of the Commonwealth Caribbean : a contextual analysis Derek O’Brien KGL5548 .O27 2014 California legal research Hether C. Macfarlane, Aimee Dudovitz, Suzanne E. Rowe KFC74 .M33 2013 […]

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  • Bar Prep, Career Tactics, and More!

    We have some new resources for you here in the library for bar preparation, career information, and more! TITLE AUTHOR CALL # Advice for the lawlorn: career do’s and don’ts from one of the most successful legal recruiters in the industry Ann M. Israel KF299.I5 I835 2014 Clearing the last hurdle: mapping success on the […]

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  • Michigan Football Economics 101 And The Simple Solution

    “The simple economic message is this: “Do not overprice your product.” With Michigan football that is hard to do. We are talking about the school with the most wins in major college football history. We are talking about the school with more 100,000-plus crowds (251 games) than any school in the history of football. The […]

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  • 2L Only Event: 50 Yard Line

    ATTENTION 2Ls! Law school is half-way over, are you prepared to reach the goal line? You do not want to miss out on this 2L only presentation. The CPD will provide you with the information and tools necessary to develop a game plan NOW for success after graduation! WHEN: October 21, 2014 TIME: 12:00 PM […]

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  • Derek Jeter’s Last Home Game Is A Perfect Retort to the Olbermann Rant

    “Some people who love statistics love major league baseball. So through a statistical lens they experience, classify and define the sport. That seemed to be the way Keith Olbermann (“KO”) chose to define Derek Jeter’s place in history – statistically. He deftly noted for example that Jeter was not the statistical leader in runs scored, […]

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  • Think Jacksonville pays higher salaries than most major cities in Florida? Think again.

    Fable: Jacksonville pays higher salaries than most other major cities in Florida Fact: Jacksonville is the lowest paying region in Florida according to the Florida Bar’s 2012, Economics and Law Office Management Survey Graduates: North Florida Central Florida South Florida No legal work experience $44,765 $53,753 $59,590 Legal work experience, i.e. externships, clinics, clerkships, etc. […]

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  • Phase 2 Externships – Now Open on Symplicity!

    Students: The applications for Spring 2015 Externships with Public Interest organizations, Government entities, Environmental placements, State Attorney’s Offices, and Public Defender’s Offices are now available under the “Jobs” tab in Symplicity!  Each listing includes the requirements and required application materials. (Please note that the application requirements and pre-requisites are set by the supervising attorney or clinical supervisor).  The deadline to […]

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