Professionalism

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 [...]

First Year Students: Spring Semester Career Planning

By | 2018-01-25T10:55:37+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

You are responsible for your professional identity and growth. Spring semester of your first-year is the time to continue working on your critically important professional skills. Take advantage of events and workshops at the College of Law that help you to: - Increase your KNOWLEDGE. Know the legal market, hiring trends, practice areas and salary [...]

NSMBA Social Media Branding Workshop

By | 2018-01-22T11:56:33+00:00 January 23rd, 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 [...]

Mock Interview Schedules are Open Now

By | 2018-01-18T18:11:38+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Job Search, Professionalism|

Staying calm, composed, and communicating effectively in an interview can mean everything when it comes to securing an employment opportunity as a law student. Can you talk about yourself? Are you ready to articulate your specific interest in a particular employer or a particular position? Do you know what your strengths are, and why those [...]

We all make mistakes….

By | 2017-11-28T12:38:50+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Knowledge, Professionalism|

An important part of being a professional and ethical attorney is knowing how to react and respond properly when you make a mistake. We're only human, so mistakes will happen in our practice. Even as a student, it's important to start thinking about how our Rules of Professional Conduct govern our practice. This ABA article [...]

Ohio Women’s Bar Mentoring Circles

By | 2017-11-06T11:12:44+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Networking, Professionalism|

It is time to join the OWBA Mentoring Program. The program is organized into "Circles," much like Sheryl Sandberg's Lean InCircles. Each Mentoring Circle will consist of approximately 1-3 mentors to approximately 8-12 mentees. This allows mentees to have exposure to the influence, experience and wisdom of more than one seasoned OWBA mentor, making the [...]