Tag Archives: Alumni

Voluntary Bar Association Spotlight

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 Webinar


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.

Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, LLP Disability Rights Fellow

Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, LLP Disability Rights Fellow

In September 2009, Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, LLP welcomed its first Disability Rights Fellow.  We are now accepting applications for our fifth annual Disability Rights Fellowship to begin in September 2013. The Fellowship offers a law school graduate or judicial clerk with a disability and zero to three years of legal experience the opportunity to participate for a year in all phases of disability rights litigation at our firm in Baltimore,Maryland.

 Brown, Goldstein, & Levy is a 16-lawyer law firm devoted principally to litigation. The firm has developed a national reputation for its high-profile, high-impact disability rights cases. Please visit our website for additional details about the Fellowship and the firm: http://www.browngold.com/fellowship . Applications must be received no later than November 16, 2012.

2012 Women in Law Leadership WILL Academy

Women in Law Leadership Academy
 2012 Women in Law Leadership
(WILL) Academy

Changing the Rules of the Game:
It’s About Time

Presented by the Commission on Women in the Profession and the Young Lawyers Division

WHEN:  December 6-7, 2012

WHERE:  The Palace Hotel; San Francisco, CA

  • Registration

Early Bird Deadline – September 20

Registration Fees – Individual Rates and Group Discounts

Register Online – Individual Registration

Group Registration

  • Keynote Speakers

  • The Honorable Angela Bradstreet, San Francisco County Superior Court
  • Edith R. Perez, Partner (Ret.), Latham and Watkins LLP and President, Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners (1997-1999)
  • Amy Rao, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Archive Systems
  • Programs

Download the brochure in PDF format

View the detailed daily schedule

Changing the Rules of the Game:
It’s About Time

  • The Building Blocks of Success: Business, Community and Institutional Leadership
  • The Rainmaking X Factor: It Is More Than Just a Plan
  • Pick Me: Critical Self-Promotion Skills for Rainmaking
  • Business Leadership in Alternative Paths
  • Setting Our Sights on the C-Suite
  • Team Leadership: Playing to Our Strengths
  • Communication Skills: Can We Talk?
  • Institutional Leadership: Making a Play for the Top
  • Building a Strategy for Success
  • Negotiation: Everywhere from the Boardroom to the Homeroom
  • Changing the Rules of the Game
  • CLE

View information regarding CLE credit

  • General Questions

Questions?  Please contact Alia Graham at alia.graham@americanbar.org or 312.988.5715.

Workforce Recruitment Program – WRPs Guide to Identifying Talented Candidates with Disabilities

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  jturney@fcsl.edu or Amber Williams at arwilliams@fcsl.edu.

Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 3 to 4 p.m. EDT

Teleconference Information
  • 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.

How to Build a Diverse Law Firm

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.

LatinoJustice: 2013 Public Interest Fellowship

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.