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Request Accommodations Early

By |2019-07-15T10:19:07-04:00July 15th, 2019|Knowledge|

The rigors of legal study are real. If you have a disability or other special need that may qualify for academic accommodations, it's best to start that process early in the year to ensure that you have and are able to utilize your accommodation to support your success here at Cleveland-Marshall. This blog post from [...]

Networking is for Introverts, Too!

By |2019-07-09T15:22:19-04:00July 9th, 2019|Networking, Professionalism|

Developing consistent professional networking habits is critical to success as a lawyer, whether for business development, work assignments, or your own professional development. But it's frequently an intimidating habit to develop, primarily because of the misconception that it's a talent best suited to extrovert. In this article from the July/August 2019 ABA Journal, author and [...]

Welcome Entering Class of 2019!!

By |2019-07-08T16:04:50-04:00July 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Welcome to Cleveland-Marshall, Entering Class of 2019! The Office of Career Strategy & Employment is happy to welcome our newest JD students to the College of Law! For our newest students, this CareerNotes newsletter is your go-to news source for the Office of Career Strategy & Employment (OCSE). It will be delivered to your inbox [...]

Department of Justice Career Webinar

By |2019-07-08T16:04:33-04:00July 8th, 2019|Knowledge|

Wed., July 10, 2019 | 12:00 pm Eastern The next, and final, Wednesday Webinar profiling career options within the Department of Justice is this Wednesday, July 10, at 12:00 pm EST. Participating Offices in this webinar include: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Bureau of Prisons, National Security Division, United States Attorney's Office; United States Trustee [...]

Free Webinar on Consumer Protection Careers

By |2019-07-08T10:17:25-04:00July 8th, 2019|Events, Knowledge|

July 23, 2019 | 12:00 pm Eastern The ABA Section of Antitrust Law Consumer Protection Committee is hosting a panel on careers in consumer protection and privacy law for law students and young lawyers on July 23, 2019 at 12 pm ET.  Moderators:     Alysha Manji-Knight, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP; Mike Sherling, Perkins [...]

2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

By |2019-06-13T14:57:49-04:00June 13th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

Open to 2L/3LE students. Deadline Sun., June 16 The 2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship application is now available! Diverse students who complete their first year of law school by June 2019 are eligible to apply. We will award scholarships to three diverse rising 2Ls for the summer of 2020. Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer [...]

FREE Tipping the Scales Career Success Webinars

By |2019-06-11T12:22:41-04:00June 11th, 2019|Knowledge, Professionalism|

It's not too late to join in on this outstanding free webinar series! Last week's session recordings are available through free registrations with the CLI community. This week's webinar topics are: Principles for Achieving Success and Living an Amazing Life, Smart Collaboration, and How to Manage Your Career. Future topics include: How to Recognize, Interrupt, [...]

Free Webinars & Career Information Fair on Dept. of Justice Career Paths

By |2019-06-10T10:25:55-04:00June 10th, 2019|Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Uncategorized|

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM) at the U.S. Department of Justice is hosting two programs for law students over the summer: A Wednesday Webinar Series for law students and eligible graduates to hear directly from DOJ components participating in the Attorney General’s Honors Program and learn more about their work and what [...]