Category Archives: Presentations

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop!

Is Your Cover Letter Perfect?
Is Your Resume Flawless?
Are You Sure?

Join the Career Services Department on Tuesday, September 17th at 12:00 P.M. in Room 250 Resumefor a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop. CSD Counselor Ray Adams will review what makes a legal resume stand out and how to get your cover letter noticed among the sea of applicants.

Stay a step ahead of your competition and learn some new tips for tailoring your cover letters to the opportunities you desire. Even if you think your documents are perfect, a quick refresher is always a great idea!

Pizza and refreshments will be served. Don’t miss this important workshop! RSVP through Symplicity or send an e-mail to careerservices@fcsl.edu.

Army/Navy JAG Corps Joint Presentation!

We are excited to announce that on Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 425 an Army Man in U.s. Marine Corps Uniform Saluting American FlagJAG Corps officer as well as a Navy JAG Corps officer will conduct a joint information session for all students interested in learning about careers and internship opportunities in JAG.

This is a very rare chance to listen to two military JAG Corps representatives speak to students together and an especially great opportunity for first semester 1Ls to learn all about jobs and life in the JAG Corps and speak one-on-one with officers working in the field. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting.

RSVP on Symplicity or if you are a First Semester 1Ls to careerservices@fcsl.edu and let us know you’ll be joining us!

Army JAG Corps Coming to Campus!

Students: Mark Your Calendars for Army JAG Corps!

On Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 425 an Army JAG Corps officer will beJAG Corps conducting an information session for all students interested in learning about careers and internship opportunities in JAG.

This is an especially great opportunity for first semester 1Ls to learn about jobs and life in the JAG Corps and speak one-on-one with a Captain in the Army JAG.  You will also have an opportunity to ask questions in an informal setting.

RSVP to careerservices@fcsl.edu to let us know you’ll be joining us!

Free Human Rights Lawyering Training in Miami

Human Rights Advocacy

For more information and to register for this free training, visit: www.law.miami.edu/humanrightstraining. If you have already registered, you need not register again; however please note that the guest speaker list has been updated to include Cathy Albisa, Director, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.

In-House & Corporate Counsel Panel!

Are you interested in learning about in-house and corporate law?  Then don’t miss the In-House and Corporate Law Panel on Tuesday, April 9th at 12pm – 1:15pm in RoomCorporate 550.  Our panelists will discuss the structure of their legal departments, the variety of roles that in-house counsel play within a corporation, and their individual career paths that led them to their in-house positions.  They will share invaluable advice for anyone interested in working in-house, including insight on the market for recent graduates.  The panel will be moderated by Professor Katharine Hartland.  

Panelists:
Joanna Aman
Vice President and General Counsel, Suddath

Juan Diaz
General Counsel, Association Capital Resources

Jonathan “Tre” Dixon III
Vice President & Senior Counsel, Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, Inc.

Robert Pinder
Senior Vice President and Chief Litigation Officer, Lender Processing Services, Inc.

John Price
Global Litigation & Compliance Counsel, CEVA Logistics

Stephanie Waidner
Senior Leasing Counsel, Regency Centers

Pizza and refreshments will be served.  RSVP on Symplicity today!

Urban Land Institute Lunch n’ Learn!

Path to the Redrock Mountains in Snow Canyon - UtahThe Urban Land Institute (ULI) will be hosting a Lunch n’ Learn on Thursday, April 11th at 12pm in Room 365.  The ULI is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members.  Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.  This Lunch n’ Learn will provide an overview of the ULI and information about the benefits of ULI membership.  Attendees will have the opportunity to apply for one of five scholarships for a free membership.  Visit our blog for a complete list of panelists.

RSVP on Symplicity or send an e-mail to careerservices@fcsl.edu today!  Pizza and refreshments will be served.

Diann Catlin **Exclusive** Presentation: Speaking & Presenting

“Often those who are at the top of their fields by way of education are slightly more uncomfortable in social situations. Networking events find many with sweaty palms andSpeaker tied tongues.” Speaking in front of small or large groups creates voice trembling and paused speech for some.  Does any of this sound familiar to you?  If you’d like to learn more about speaking and presenting, don’t miss this new presentation Ms. Catlin will be offering on Thursday, April 4 at Noon-1:15 p.m. in Room 505!  In this presentation, Ms. Catlin will teach students how to bring out their confident and relaxed persona while remaining highly professional and leaving a positive lasting impression upon others. She teaches the rules in a comfortable and easy to remember way so that the interpersonal skills you need will become easily embraced and practiced.

Be sure to RSVP for this unique presentation on Symplicity or send an e-mail to careerservices@fcsl.edu!  (Please note: this is a different presentation than the Dining Etiquette presentation sponsored by SBA.)

Learn about the Hot Topic of Consumer Law!

Hot topic alert!!!  The expansive practice of Consumer Law encompasses many areas of law including mortgage foreclosure issues, debt collection harassment, bankruptcy, predatory lendingMortgage practices, modification of loan agreements and other consumer-related issues.  Come to the Consumer Law Panel on Tuesday, April 2 from Noon to 1:15 in Room 450 and learn about this exciting area of law with our moderator, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee, Douglas W. Neway, as well as practitioners from firms including Rogers Towers, Sacks & Sacks, and more!  This is a great opportunity to learn about a growing area of law!

MODERATOR:

Douglas W. Neway, Esq.
Chapter 13 Standing Trustee, Middle District of Florida

PANELISTS:

Michael S. Waskiewicz, Esq.
Rogers Towers

Melanie Sacks, Esq.
Sacks and Sacks, P.A.

Eugene Johnson, Esq.
Johnson Law Firm, P.A.

Edward P. Jackson, Esq.
Edward P. Jackson, P.A.

Jerrett McConnell, Esq.
Friedline & McConnell, P.A.

Pizza and refreshments will be served to those who RSVP through Symplicity or send an e-mail to careerservices@fcsl.edu.

Federal Hiring Tips & Tricks

In this federal hiring presentation on Thursday, March 28th at Noon-1:15 p.m. in RoomFederal 550, presented by Government Outreach Counselor Kathryn M. Oughton, Esq., we will discuss specifics on how the federal hiring process works, as well as how to successfully use USA Jobs to apply to federal positions.  We will also cover federal hiring flexibilities that may apply to you. 

Pizza and refreshments will be served to those who RSVP through Symplicity or send an e-mail to careerservices@fcsl.edu by 9:00 a.m. on Thursday!