Preparing for your first day!

By | 2018-08-17T10:08:22+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

With classes beginning on Monday, our first-year students are likely asking themselves how to be best prepared. Finishing your reading for class is a must-do, but what else can you do to be ready for the big day? Check out these tips from the Law School Toolbox - having a calendar ready to fill and [...]

Law Student Writing Competition: Animal Law

By | 2018-04-23T14:50:29+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Academic Advising, Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge, Professionalism|

The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Ninth Annual Student Writing Competition. The deadline for submission is July 12, 2018, submitted by email to Kimberly Francis, NYSBA Staff Liaison, at The Committee on Animals and the Law was established to provide information [...]

Pro Bono Opportunity This Weekend

By | 2018-04-18T10:05:41+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Networking, Professionalism|

Cleveland-Marshall alumnus Scott Heasley is involved in planning and implementing a legal brief advice clinic this Saturday, April 21. He's looking for four to six law students to help out. Consider taking a study break this weekend to offer assistance to those unable to afford counsel otherwise. The clinic will take place at Garfield Memorial [...]

Final Two OCP Programs of the Year: Mark Your Calendar!

By | 2018-04-12T10:57:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Events, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

The OCP is pleased to present two important topics for our final programs of the year. These topics are relevant for all students, from 1Ls to our soon-to-be graduates. We look forward to seeing you at them! Both programs will be held in the Learning Commons. Please RSVP to CMLAA Presentation for Students: The [...]

CMLAA Presentation for Students: The Business of Law

By | 2018-04-03T13:50:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Professionalism|

A crucial component of success as a new attorney is understanding the law as a business, and developing relevant business development skills in addition to your legal expertise. Knowing how to find and keep clients is important, whether you're a sole practitioner or a new Associate in a law firm. Understanding key elements of business [...]

Tips for a Successful Summer

By | 2018-03-19T15:59:26+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

Though there are still several weeks of the semester left, and many employers are still posting and recruiting their summer law clerks, it's never too early to start thinking about how to ensure you have an educational, rewarding, and successful summer. The ABA Before the Bar Blog recently offered its 7 Tips to Make the [...]

Reminder: NSMBA Professional Development Workshop

By | 2018-01-22T11:57:23+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

The Norman S. Minor Bar Association is hosting a Social Media Branding Workshop on February 28, 2018. As part of the workshop, you will learn about successful social media branding in your professional career. Bring your laptop or tablet and receive a LinkedIn audit to ensure you're putting your best professional image forward. Attendees will [...]

Balancing the Scales: February 21 at the CMBA

By | 2018-02-13T16:39:17+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Events, Networking, Professionalism|

The CMBA Women in Law Section is excited to invite the students of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law to a fantastic evening networking event and screening of the groundbreaking documentary, Balancing the Scales. The event will be held at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., which includes a [...]

LinkedIn Professional Photos: Sign-Up in CareerConnect

By | 2018-01-30T12:23:44+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Events, Professionalism|

Have you updated your LinkedIn profile recently to be sure it is accurately reflecting your professional message? The Office of Career Planning can help! We're happy to schedule individual meetings to review your LinkedIn profile and discuss ways to use LinkedIn to help with your networking and job search. Each semester we also offer the [...]