Registration Now Open for 2019 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair

By |2019-01-02T10:04:24+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Networking|

The LGBT Bar's 2019 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair will be held August 7-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Registration is now open. The 2018 Career Fair included almost 190 recruiters representing law firms, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Learn more and register at

Office Closure: 12/22/18 – 1/1/19

By |2018-12-13T10:18:36+00:00December 13th, 2018|Events|

Cleveland State University & Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will be closed December 22 - January 1, reopening on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. During this time, Office of Career Strategy & Employment phone messages will not be checked and email response times will be slowed. Sarah and Heather will still be reviewing student documents for job posting purposes [...]

CMBA Veteran Recognition Ceremony

By |2018-10-24T16:39:02+00:00October 24th, 2018|Events, Networking|

Interested in meeting attorneys who have served in the military? Attend the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Veteran Recognition Ceremony on November 13 at 12PM. U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman will speak and David Kutik, President of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, will talk about pro bono opportunities to help veterans. More information is on the CMBA's [...]

Diversity Case Competition: Team Members Needed!

By |2018-10-18T11:46:10+00:00October 18th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Events|

The Office of Career Strategy and Employment is working to put together a team of three underrepresented minority, first year students who are interested in participating in the inaugural KMK Law Diversity Case Competition. The Diversity Case Competition takes place on January 18 and 19 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It will involve workshops, networking, and team [...]

CMBA Minority Clerkship Program: Information Session

By |2018-10-17T13:16:35+00:00October 18th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search|

Each year, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (“CMBA”) sponsors the Minority Clerkship Program. As the CMBA describes on its website: “[t]his program provides the opportunity for qualified minority law students to work as law clerks or summer associates in a firm, legal department or government agency at the end of their first year of law school. [...]

Public Service Fellowships: Important Information Session on November 7

By |2018-10-17T11:27:42+00:00October 17th, 2018|Events, Fellowships & Funding, Job Search|

There are many ways that C|M|LAW supports students in their efforts to Learn Law. Live Justice. One important way is through our Public Service Fellowship Program. C|M|LAW has seven endowed fellowships designed to help you Live Justice. The fellowships are varied in the type of work they each support and the amount of money they provide, but [...]

Save the Date: October 30: Why Antitrust?

By |2018-10-12T14:28:02+00:00October 12th, 2018|Events, Networking|

On Tuesday, October 30 at 5PM in LB60, join Prof. Sagers and four antitrust practitioners in a discussion about antitrust careers and pros and cons of antitrust practice. Prof. Sagers will moderate. Speakers are: Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong, McDonald Hopkins Brian Grube, Jones Day Danny Karon, Karon LLC Tom Zych, Thompson Hine This is a fantastic [...]

Real Estate Title Work: What is it and Why you should consider it

By |2018-10-12T09:38:11+00:00October 11th, 2018|Events, Knowledge|

The real estate title industry needs new professionals, and is especially interested in the expertise of JD students! Learn more about the industry and the work on Thursday, October 18 at 5PM in the Learning Commons. Three C|M|LAW graduates will share their perspective and experiences and will talk about how they transitioned their talents to [...]

First-Year Students: Welcome to the Office of Career Strategy and Employment!

By |2018-10-10T16:09:41+00:00October 10th, 2018|Events, Job Search, Knowledge|

With Wednesday's Introduction to the Legal Market for First-Year Students, your career development has officially begun! Given that you're likely amidst a middle of the semester that is busy with reading, outlining, and reviewing, we know it can seem daunting to think about adding career development to the mix. Rest assured that you're not yet [...]

REMINDER: Upper Level Re-Orientation

By |2018-10-03T18:32:10+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Events|

The Office of Career Strategy and Employment, along with other Law School Departments, will be participating in the Upper Level (2L/2LE/3L/3LE/4LE) Re-Orientation Session for all upper level students, on Tuesday, October 9th, from 12 noon-1pm (for day students) and from 5-6 pm (for evening students) in the Moot Court Room.   It is important that you attend one of these two sessions; [...]