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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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  • 3L Boot Camp!

    3Ls, are you ready to report for duty? In your final year of law school, you need to be in tip-top shape in terms of employability, bar preparation, and financial literacy. On September 16, 2014, the Center for Professional Development, Academic Success, and Financial Aid will join forces as your drill sergeants to ensure you […]

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  • First Semester 1L CPD Orientation

    1st Semester 1Ls will automatically gain access into Symplicity after you attend your mandatory 1L CPD (Center for Professional Development) Orientation taking place on October 7th and 9th. You will be assigned your orientation date and time during the middle of September so please keep a watchful eye on your inbox!  In the meantime, we […]

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  • Drop-in Days!

    We understand you have limited time to work on your application materials for externships and clinics and that’s why the CPD IS HERE TO HELP!!! We welcome students to DROP IN to the CPD Office, Room 180, on the dates below between 9:15 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. for help completing your application materials.   We can assist you with OCI […]

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  • Applications Now OPEN for Spring 2015 – Phase 1 Externships & Clinics

    Students: The applications for Spring 2015 Externships with Judges & Courts as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Offices, Corporate Placements and Florida Coastal Clinics are now OPEN under the “Jobs” tab in Symplicity!  Each listing includes the requirements and required application material. (Please note that the application requirements and pre-requisites are set by the supervising attorney or clinical supervisor).  […]

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  • National Law Students Worker’s Rights Conference

    What: 16th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference   When: October 17 & 18, 2014   Where: The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD   Deadline to Register: October 2, 2014.  To Register, please contact Lisa Crouch at lcrouch@fcsl.edu   The Details: For more information about the conference, please click here or you can pick up […]

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