Sign up for the upcoming OCI on October 28th! We strongly encourage any students or alumni interested in learning about or applying for commission in the Air Force JAG Corps to apply for an upcoming informational interview. Though it has no weight on your application, it will provide you with a contact in the organization and allow you an opportunity for that all important FIRST IMPRESSION to stand out in the best light possible!
OCI: U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General’s Corps
Eligible: Second Semester 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, Graduates
Position: Assistant Judge Advocate, Summer Internship
Recommended: Be sure to visit http://www.afjag.af.mil/ to review the application process.
Application Material: Resume, Unofficial Transcript, Experiential Learning/OCI Agreement Form (found in the Document Library on Symplicity)
Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2013
How to Apply: Submit your application via Symplicity under the OCI tab
We are excited to announce that on Friday, September 13th at 1:30 p.m. in Room 425 an Army JAG 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you’ll be joining us!
Would you like to connect with public interest employers from all across the country and meet fellow, public interest-minded students, graduates and practitioners in the field? Then the Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the event for you. With more than 115 public interest employers, 1,200 public interest law students and workshops to help you start down the path to your public interest career, you won’t want to miss it.
|April 23 – September 5||Employer registration and job posting|
|August 13 – September 12||Student and recent graduate registration and application|
|September 13 – October 11||Student and recent graduate registration (for those not applying or seeking an interview)|
|September 19 – October 3||Employer application review and interview selection|
|September 19 – October 8||Student and recent graduate accept/decline interview invitations|
|October 4||Last day to reserve a hotel room  at our discounted rate|
|October 11||Last day for student and recent graduate refund requests|
|October 25 – 26||Equal Justice Works 2013 Conference and Career Fair|
Registration fee: $25 per student/recent graduate
Those attending the Equal Justice Works 2013 Conference and Career, sponsored by Georgetown University Law Center and Stanford Law School, must register online even if you are just attending for a conference session or Table Talk.
If you decide not to attend, you have until 5 p.m. EST October 11 to cancel your registration and receive a full refund. Cancellations after 5 p.m. EST October 11 will not be refunded.
A list of employers registered so far for the 2013 Conference and Career Fair can be found here.
To view available positions before you register, log in using username EJWguest and password guest. Click Job Search under Jobs & Internships in the top menu bar to view a list of active positions. Note: Employers may register and post jobs until September 5, so keep checking back as positions are added.
Note: Due to NALP guidelines, 1L students are not eligible to interview with employers during the Equal Justice Works Career Fair. However, 1L students may informally talk to employers during “Table Talk” on Friday and Saturday.
Compliance is a hot area for those interested in nontraditional legal careers. In fact, many employers are actively recruiting attorneys and JD’s for compliance roles. Check out this recent New York Law Journal article reporting on the growth of compliance positions in the legal industry.
If you are interested in learning more about compliance and networking with professionals in the field, please RSVP for the upcoming meeting of the Northeast Florida Compliance & Ethics Group. The Group will be hosting two veteran third-party risk experts – Jeff Weiss, NAVEX GLOBAL Director of Strategic Accounts, and Bill Hauserman, NAVEX GLOBAL Third-Party Risk Management Solutions. The presentation, “Ignorance is Not Bliss: What You Don’t Know about Third-Parties and Agents Can Hurt You!” will address an emerging trend of third party risk across the supply chain, legal and ethics, and compliance fields
The meeting will be held on September 5th from 3:30pm – 5:00pm at Brooks Hospital located at 3599 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, Florida 32216 (Please park in Main Lot A, enter the Hospital Main Lobby at the Southeast corner of Beach Blvd. and University Blvd. South, and the receptionist will direct you to Assembly Room 2).
If you plan to attend, you must RSVP to Andrea Fourman (email@example.com) by 5pm on Thursday, August 22nd!
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.
On-Campus Interview season is once again in full swing and application deadlines are quickly approaching. All OCIs will be posted in Symplicity. Make sure now that you can access your account. Remember, OCI is only open to 2nd semester 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and Alumni. Below are some of the firms/organizations that will be interviewing on campus this Fall. Log into Symplicity to see what application material they have requested. (Tip: Make sure you update your class year in Symplicity.)
- Hopping Green & Sams (Resume Collect) (2L) – Deadline: 8/4/13
- Ron Sholes, P.A. (Resume Collect) (1L, 2L, 3L) – Deadline: 8/8/13
- U.S. Army JAG Corps (1L, 2L, 3L, Alumni) – Deadline: 8/29/13
- Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman (Resume Collect) (2L, 3L) – Deadline: 8/30/13
- 4th Circuit PD’s Office (3L) – Deadline – 9/6/13
- DCF Children’s Legal Services (3L) – Deadline: 9/17/13
- Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office (3L) – Deadline: 9/18/13
- Stock and Leader (Resume Collect) (2L, 3L) – Deadline: 9/30/13
There are a number of practice areas that are starting to grow. Hillary Mantis, writing for the National Jurist, asked Carmen Grossman of Major Lindsay & Africa, a nationwide legal recruitment firm, what areas of the law she is seeing hiring recently and she mentioned a few below.
**Corporate practices are busy right now and there has been an upswing in transactional work.
**Health Care, especially in the regulatory area.
**Energy is busy right now, especially in Texas.
**Intellectual Property, especially in the technology area.
**Cities Showing Growth. Research your job market thoroughly and consider practicing where there is growth.
Want to find out more? Drop by the CSD, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 680-7744 to schedule an appointment.