Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida – HBACF
Student dues are only $20. Membership includes weekly email blasts that often list job postings. There are also signature events – such as our Scholarship Night and Installation Dinner. The entire application process can be completed online at www.hbacf.com (click on the “Join HBACF” button on the left-hand side).
NETWORK YOUR FACE OFF
Florida Coastal Career Services has teamed up with networking expert Tiffany Gorton to bring you her presentation “Network your Face Off” on Friday September 28, 2012 from 10:00-11:00 am (EST).
Tiffany graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2008 and moved to Seattle, Washington where she knew (literally) no-one. Using the techniques she will discuss in her presentation combined with hard work and a positive attitude, Tiffany was able to land her dream job. Tiffany’s passion for networking has led her to publish the following articles on the subject: “Look the Recession in the Eye and Find a Job” and “Volunteering: Reaping the benefits of Your Work.”
Tiffany’s presentation is designed to give recent law school graduates the tips, tools and skills they need for a successful career search.
Please join us! To register for this webinar, click the following link https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/249671977 and enter the required information.
MCCA study reports that 47 minorities hold the top corporate legal positions
A couple weeks ago, we reported some good news: A recent survey from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) found there are more Fortune 500 women general counsel than ever before. See Inside Counsel Report for more information.
Workforce Recruitment Program
Put Your Abilities to Work: A Student’s Guide to the Workforce Recruitment Program
WRPs Guide to Identifying Talented Candidates with Disabilities
If you are a student or graduate with a disability and are interested in employment with the federal government, this webinar is for you! The webinar is a great way to learn more about hiring initiatives within the federal government. If you would like more information about our school’s involvement, please contact Jennifer Turney at firstname.lastname@example.org or Amber Williams at email@example.com.
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 3 to 4 p.m. EDT
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): +1-408-600-3600
Access code: 662 614 804
U.S. Department of Labor — ODEP – Office of Disability Employment Policy – Workforce Recruitment Program – WRPs Guide to Identifying Talented Candidates with Disabilities.
Central Florida Diversity Mentoring Picnic
When: Saturday, September 8, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Where: FAMU Law School: 201 Beggs Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801
What: National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 2012 Convention
When: November 15-18, 2012
Where: JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
Click here for more information
How to Build a Diverse Law Firm
By: Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa
Gay rights have come a long way over the years, with differences and diversity being valued and understood. With this younger generation growing up in environments where they are accepted, included and appreciated for their differences rather than stigmatized, Attorney Shaun Sperling of Aronberg Goldgehn points out that it is even more critical that professionals in the legal field understand diversity on a much deeper level.
“Legal professionals need to keep up with the times and build diversity within their firms,” says Sperling. “The ‘social norm’ regarding diversity is changing within society. Legal entities should be at the forefront of these issues and understand diversity on a deeper level.”
Below are five ways firms can nurture and build a more diverse and inclusive workplace:
Click How to Build a Diverse Law Firm – FindLaw to read more.
Latino Justice: 2013 Public Interest Fellowship
Latino Justice PRLDEF is seeking to sponsor a rising 3L or recent law school graduate who will be clerking in 2012-2013 for Skadden and Equal Justice Works fellowships. Applications for 2013-2014 Fellowship Opportunities must be submitted to Latino Justice by July 25th, 2012.
Click LatinoJustice: 2013 Public Interest Fellowship for more information.