JAG Week!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 12:00pm - Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5:00pm
Location: Law 170

Please join the CDO for JAG Week! Officers from the Navy, Marines, and Army will be on campus throughout the week for presentations and interviews! Please RSVP for each individual session on the CDO blog, Denver Law Career Connection, at lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Adjusting to the 1L Year

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 9:55am - 9:55am
Location: Law 170

You’ve made it through the first few weeks, and this is a good time to assess your approach to your courses. What’s working and what’s not working? Should you change things up, and, if so, how? Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Viva Moffat will moderate a panel discussion, with upper-level students providing advice and suggestions for adjusting to law school. A non-pizza lunch will be served so please RSVP so we can get an accurate count for food.
Fulfills Career & Academic Planning


Environmental Law and Policy Careers Panel

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

If you came to Denver Law to pursue a career in environmental law or policy, mark your calendar for August 29th and join the CDO and Denver Law’s Natural Resource and Environmental Law Society student group for this public interest program. Lunch will be served! Please see the blog, Denver Law Career Connection, for more info and to RSVP


City and County Attorneys: What DO They Do?

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Have you ever wondered what city and county attorneys do? Learn about the fascinating careers of government attorneys who must defend municipalities, prosecute city and county laws, and advise and counsel city and county leaders. Lunch will be served and CPD Credit is available for all 1Ls in attendance! Please see the CDO blog for more info and to RSVP!


Change the Neighborhood Change the World

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Come listen to a panel discuss opportunities for students to get involved in the local community NOW with different movements and organizations aimed at the public interest field. Lunch will be served! Please see the CDO blog, Denver Law Career Connection, for more information and to RSVP! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Public Interest Career Paths

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Join the CDO, PILG, and the Externship Office to hear from DU Law alums about different Public Interest Career Paths! Lunch will be served and CPD Credit is available! Please see the CDO blog, Denver Law Career Connection, for more information and to RSVP! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Overcoming Barriers to Practicing Civil Rights

Monday, March 6, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Come join PILG and the CDO for a special program on overcoming barriers to practicing civil rights. Our legal panelists will include Siddhartha H. Rathod, Becca Curry,, Erica Grossman, and Nicole Godfrey. CPD Credit Available and lunch will be served! Please see the CDO blog, Denver Law Career Connection, for more information and to RSVP! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Professional Communication in the Workplace

Friday, March 3, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

Please join the CDO for this program with Leslie Fields, former Denver Managing Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels! Leslie will give insights and tips into how to successfully communicate in this profession! CPD Credit is available and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on the CDO blog, Denver Law Career Connection! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Trump’s Energy Policy: What to Expect

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Join DU Alums Matt Larson and Caitlin Shields of Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP to discuss how the Trump administration may shape energy policy. Matt and Caitlin will also discuss their career paths and provide advice for students interested in entering the energy industry. Lunch will be served! Please RSVP on the CDO blog, Denver Law
Career Connection! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


What Employers Want (and What You Can Do To Get It!)

Friday, February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

In this session, IAALS will lead an interactive panel and workshop with Denver-area legal employers to help you identify the foundations you need to land a job, succeed as a lawyer and to create a plan to get there. CPD credit is being requested. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP and for more information! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Getting Your House in Order: What You Need to Know to Excel as a New Lawyer

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: New York Conference Room

Attorneys from the national labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips will present this “boot camp” designed for newer attorneys and law students just beginning their legal careers. Please see the CDO blog for more details and how to
RSVP. lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Life in a Criminal Courtroom

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Join us to hear about the daily workings of a criminal courtroom in Adams County directly from a County Court Judge, an Assistant District Attorney, and a Public Defender! CPD credit is available! Please see the CDO blog to RSVP and for more info. lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Health Care Law JD Advantage Career Panel at Noon TODAY!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Learn how to build professional development and elder law and health care law branding through DU’s Healthcare Leadership program at University College, and learn about MLPs and the types of legal practice areas that can be helpful to build a career serving others through Medical-Legal Partnership opportunities! Please see the CDO
blog for details!


How to Shine in Your Next Interview

Friday, February 3, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

Join us for a presentation on interview skills from Matt Cohen, an experienced recruiter who will provide useful hands on tips. We will also break out into small groups to practice some of the ideas presented to help you shine in your next interview! CPD Credit will be available. Lunch will be served. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


How to Thrive in a Small Firm Career

Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Please join the CBA and CDO for this program all about solo and small firms! Any law student considering private practice should participate in this interactive program, where you will get to speak with solo and small firm practitioners in a small-group format. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Writing Sample Workshop By Professor Robert Anderson

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Need help deciding which writing sample to use for externship and job applications? Professor Robert Anderson will lead this workshop to help you develop strong and effective writing samples to use in your search for jobs, externships and judicial clerkships. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP and for more information. lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Networking for Career Success

Friday, January 27, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

Don’t miss this interactive program to help you understand the benefits of networking, how to do it, and how to build and maintain strong professional relationships. This program will be facilitated by Ellen Brilliant, President of Apex Strategies, which focuses on facilitation and leadership development. CPD credit is being requested. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP and for more info! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Steps to Becoming a Judicial Clerk

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Judicial Clerkship is a great way to start your legal career. Come and hear about the application and interview process directly from third year DU Law Students who have secured postgraduate State and Federal Judicial Clerkships. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP and for more information! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu!


Steps to Becoming a Judicial Clerk

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Judicial Clerkship is a great way to start your legal career. Come and hear about the application and interview process directly from third year DU Law Students who have secured postgraduate State and Federal Judicial Clerkships. Please see the CDO blog to RSVP and for more information! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu!


15-Minute Micro Program: Five Approaches to Conflict

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 12:30pm - 12:45pm
Location: Law 170

The micro lecture on the “five approaches to conflict” is intended for all potential practitioners – corporate, litigation, government and so forth. It includes discussion of a the common approaches, and the lawyer’s role in approaching conflict. The lecture will last from 5 to 7 minutes with a short Q&A session following. Snacks will be served! Please RSVP on the CDO blog!


15-Minute Micro Program: Mind Mapping for Lawyers

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Location: Law 170

The 15-minute micro lecture on the “mind mapping for lawyers” is intended for all potential practitioners. This process is used, among others, to harvest ideas, prioritize concepts, assess relationships and formulate presentations. Mind mapping can be done manually or using specialized software. The lecture will last from 5 to 7 minutes with a short Q&A session following. Please remember to RSVP on the CDO blog!


Online Resources for Your Job Search

Friday, October 28, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

The CDO and the externship office will team up to show you the key online resources Denver Law provides for searching for paid positions, externships and volunteer internships. Food will be served and Career & Professional Development Credit is being Requested. For more information, please see the CDO blog at lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


15 Minute Micro Program: The 4 Stages of Conflict and the Lawyer's Role

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 12:30pm - 12:45pm
Location: Law 170

Introducing the 15 minute Micro Program! This 7 minute lecture on Curle’s Four Stages of Conflict is suitable for both transactional and litigation lawyers (prospective lawyers). Lecture followed by maximum of 8 minutes of Q&A. This program is presented by the CDO and Joseph McMahon!


Getting Your Application Past the Recycling Bin

Friday, October 14, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

Hear directly from an employer about what works and what doesn’t work in a job application and come out ready to sell yourself with concise, well-tailored and error-free application materials. Food will be served and Career & Professional Development Credit is being Requested. Please see the CDO blog for more info at lawcareerblog.law.du.edu.


Career Self-Assessment: The Fundamental Step in Finding a Job

Friday, October 7, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

In this interactive program, Eric Bono, Assistant Dean for Career Development, will introduce you to self-assessment tools that will help you identify satisfying career options and effectively pursue them, so that you can achieve career success in the way that YOU define it. Food will be served! Career & Professional Development Credit is available for all 1Ls in attendance! Please RSVP on the CDO’s blog. lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Preparing for Denver's Future

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 180

The Land Use Law Society invites you to come learn about the practice of land use in the Denver area. Five practitioners will be attending to inform you about their practice areas and answer questions. As one of the most diverse practice areas, land use law has something to offer everyone. This panel will focus on what it is like to practice land use in a booming state and city. Maria Empanadas will be served!


Meet the Judges Event

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Law 412

Join us for an evening of socializing and speaking one on one with Federal Judges, Colorado Appellate Judges, and State District Court Judges as well as Law Clerks and Faculty. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the law clerk application process, the life a law clerk, and the skills and experience that judges are looking for when they are selecting judicial law clerks. RSVP is required for this event. See the CDO blog for more info. lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Navy and Marine JAG Info Session

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Join the CDO for a program featuring information from Navy JAG and Marine JAG officers to learn more about a JAG career and how to apply to the Navy and/or Marine JAG Corps! Lunch will be served. Please see the CDO blog for more information and to RSVP! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Key Considerations on Making Career Choices

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: Law 270

Joe McMahon, a professional mediator/facilitator and former partner at the Denver law firm, Davis Graham & Stubbs, will moderate a panel of JD professionals from a wide range of career paths about the choices that led them to their current careers. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served and CPD Credit is available!


Public Interest Law Orientation

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Come hear about Public Interest opportunities and pathways. Hear from students who have externed/interned with non profits and government agencies. Office of Financial Aid will present on public sector loan forgiveness. Externship Office and CDO will talk about how we can help you. CPD Credit is available and lunch will be served!


Oh the Places You’ll Go: Career Paths with a JD

Friday, September 23, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

The first step in developing a career plan is understanding the wide range of career options available with a JD. Hear from a panel of JD’s in a variety of career paths inside and outside the practice of law. Food will be served and Career & Professional Development Credit is being Requested.


Colorado State Careers in Public Policy

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Are you a big picture thinker? Consider a career in public policy! This lunch program offers a look at state policy positions, that are so often lost in the weeds during law school. While classes focus on the judicial branch of government, this program will expose students to both the executive and legislative branches to show what types of government jobs are available with a J.D. Join the CDO and PILG for this fun program. See the CDO Blog for more info!


A Day in the Life of Law Firm Associate

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 9:11am - 9:11am
Location: Law 412

Have you ever wondered what a typical day is like for an associate at a law firm? Come hear about life as a law firm associate from a group of new and experienced attorneys who will share what a “typical” day is like at their firm, how they got started in their careers, and answer questions from law students. CPD Credit is available for this program and lunch will be served! Please RSVP through the CDO’s blog!


Careers in Government Immigration Law

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 180

Come hear from two government immigration attorneys on what the day-to-day of their positions look like, the skills required to do their jobs, experiences to pursue toward government immigration work, and how you can get involved in one of the fastest growing legal fields in the country!

Speakers: – Cortney Price: Associate Counsel for the Central Law Division of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security.

– Marie Brown: Assistant Chief Counsel of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), another agency of DHS.

We’re very lucky to be able to have these speakers present! They have a wealth of knowledge and experience from the government side of immigration law practice. Whether you are interested in immigration law, litigation, government legal work, or administrative agencies, or just want to learn more, don’t miss out on this great opportunity! A Q&A session with our speakers will take place toward the end of the panel.

Lunch from Taste of Philly will be provided! Thanks in part to our co-sponsor, the Office of Career Development and Opportunities (CDO).

Read more about the employers of our speakers at the following links:
ICE: https://www.ice.gov/about
USCIS: https://www.uscis.gov/aboutus

We look forward to a great panel, and hope to see you there!

IRAC Exec.

– email us at info.IRAC@gmail.com, – connect with us on our TWEN page, – or our Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/IRACdenverlaw/)


Adjusting to the 1L Year

Friday, September 9, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 190

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Viva Moffat will moderate a panel discussion, with upper-level students providing advice and suggestions for adjusting to law school. A non-pizza lunch will be served so please RSVP so we can get an accurate count for food. CPD Credit will be available. See the CDO blog for more details.


HUD & DOJ Entry Level and Internship Informational Panel

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Join us on Wednesday August 24th from 12-1pm in room 190 to meet Attorneys from the Denver office who will provide information regarding entry level attorney jobs and student opportunities. The Attorney Program applications are due September 6th. Please see the CDO blog for more information: lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


PALS

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 412

Students: Contact Felicia Ho for more information. Fho@law.du.edu
Alumni: Contact Laura Dean for more information. Ldean@law.du.edu


PALS

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 412

Students – Contact Felicia Ho for more information. Fho@law.du.edu
Alumni – Contact Laura Dean for more information. Ldean@law.du.edu


Exploring Non-Traditional Legal Career Paths

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 125

If you are interested in learning more about emerging field of JD Advantage jobs, or if you are seeking post-grad job and have interest in a JD Advantage job, we invite you to bring a copy of your resume and join the CDO to meet with Robert Half Legal recruiters! Please see the CDO blog for more info! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Gearing Up For Your Job Hunt: Presented by Paul Jorgensen

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Location: Law 125

Please join the CDO in welcoming Mr. Jorgensen to campus on April 6 for a job hunt boot camp! This normally two-hour program has been condensed just for Denver Law students. Lunch will be served and passport credit will be available. Use #Networking&PD. Please see the CDO blog for more details! lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


Renewable Energy Careers for Lawyers

Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 125

Join the CDO for a lunch panel program with 3 Denver area lawyers who work in renewable energy! Lunch will be provided and Passport credit is available! #CareerPlanning Please see the CDO blog for more info! www.lawcareerblog.law.du.edu


DU/CU Government & Public Interest Law Career Fair

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Law School Forum

2pm-4pm employer interviews
4pm-6pm career fair/tabling
6pm-7pm reception

Save the Date – Details to follow soon!


Careers and Internships with the Central Intelligence Agency

Monday, November 2, 2015 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: BMC 141

Interested in career and internship opportunities with the CIA? Join representatives from the organization on November 2 for an information session on what they’re looking for, available opportunities and programs, and more!


1L Series: Getting Your Application Past the Recycling Bin (Resumes & Cover Letters)

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Law - 255

First impressions are everything. In a competitive job market, your resume and cover letter create a first impression that can make the difference between getting an interview or getting your application tossed in the recycling bin. Hear directly from an employer about what works and what doesn’t work in a job application and come out ready to sell yourself with concise, well-tailored and error-free application materials. Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Food will be served! Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Passport Program credit is available. #JobDocs


JD Advantage Careers: What else can you do with your law degree?

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

Join four Denver Law alumni panelists for a discussion of career exploration and the variety of career paths one can pursue with a JD degree!

Panelists:
Valerie Brown (University of Colorado Trust – development/grant writing)
Harry MacLean (New York Times best-selling novelist)
John Carreras (Contracts Manager at Catholic Health Initiative)
Aubyn Royall (Colorado State Director of the Humane Society of the US)

We will be discussing the following topics:
• Networking/Performing/Knowing – becoming part of the legal community
• Sensing opportunities (and seizing the opportunity)
• Resourcefulness during your career
• Seeking ways to affect change in your career

Lunch will be served!


Immigration, Refugee, Asylum Coalition (IRAC)

Monday, October 19, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 255

Come hear from two local immigration attorneys (and DU law grads!) on the day-to-day of immigration law work, what skills it takes to be a great immigration attorney, and how you can get involved in one of the fastest growing legal fields in the country!

The speakers have a wealth of knowledge and experience on a range of immigration practice areas. If you think you may be interested in immigration law, or just want to learn more about the field’s career options, don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Please read more about our speakers at the following links:
Marcela Mendoza, Ogletree Deakins: http://www.ogletreedeakins.com/people/marcela-a-mendoza
Jonathan Shaw, Muhaisen & Muhaisen: http://m2lawyers.com/our-firm/our-attorneys/jonathan-shaw-immigration-attorney/

A question and answer session with those in attendance will take place during the second half of the panel.

Lunch from Jimmy John’s will be provided!

Co-sponsored by the CDO


1L Series: Getting Your Application Past the Recycling Bin (Resumes & Cover Letters)

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 165

First impressions are everything. In a competitive job market, your resume and cover letter create a first impression that can make the difference between getting an interview or getting your application tossed in the recycling bin. Hear directly from an employer about what works and what doesn’t work in a job application and come out ready to sell yourself with concise, well-tailored and error-free application materials. Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Food will be served! Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Passport Program credit is available. #JobDocs


Intellectual Property As Part of Your Legal Practice

Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

IP intersects with many areas of law and offers opportunities for those willing to be at the forefront of sales and industry. Hear a variety of practitioners share how IP shapes their work. Panelists will include the owner of Beer Law, a trademark and copyright practitioner with Holland & Hart, and others. Thursday, October 8 at Noon in Room 155. Noodles & Co. will be served.


1L Series: Career Self-Assessment: The Fundamental Step in Finding a Job

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Law - 255

Research shows that the happiest professionals tend to have careers that fit most closely with their interests, skills and values. Sounds like common sense, right? Too many people, however, end up “falling into” their careers rather than planning intentionally toward a career that is meaningful to them.

In this interactive program, Eric Bono, Assistant Dean for Career Development, will introduce you to self-assessment tools that will help you identify satisfying career options and effectively pursue them, so that you can achieve career success in the way that YOU define it. Food will be served! Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Passport Program credit is available. #CareerPlanning


Career Paths in Patent Law

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

Patent law is one of the fastest growing fields of law in Denver! There is a wide variety of opportunities for careers in patent law. Come hear the perspectives of a patent prosecutor, patent litigator (no, you don’t have to have a science/engineering degree!) and an in-house patent attorney at Oracle. The panel will take place on Tuesday, October 6 at Noon in Room 155. Chipotle will be served.


1L Series: Career Self-Assessment: The Fundamental Step in Finding a Job

Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 165

Research shows that the happiest professionals tend to have careers that fit most closely with their interests, skills and values. Sounds like common sense, right? Too many people, however, end up “falling into” their careers rather than planning intentionally toward a career that is meaningful to them.

In this interactive program, Eric Bono, Assistant Dean for Career Development, will introduce you to self-assessment tools that will help you identify satisfying career options and effectively pursue them, so that you can achieve career success in the way that YOU define it. Food will be served! Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Passport Program credit is available. #CareerPlanning


A Day in the Life of a Law Firm Associate

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

Have you ever wondered what a typical day is for an associate at a law firm? Come hear about life as a law firm associate from a group of new and experienced attorneys who will share what a “typical” day is like, how they got started in their careers, and answer questions from law students. On Tuesday September 29, the Office of Career Development & Opportunities will host a lunch program titled “A Day in the Life of a Law Firm Associate” from noon until 1:00 p.m. in Room 155.

The structure of the program will be interactive/roundtable format. Initially, the panelists will introduce themselves and their law firms. At about 12:15 pm, we will break up into groups. The panelists will each oversee one table and students will rotate in groups, spending about 10-15 minutes at each table. We will have questions for the panelists to use to guide the table discussions, but we hope the conversations develop organically.

A list of panelists will be provided as the program date approaches.

Lunch will be provided!!


1L Series (Part 1): Oh the Places You’ll Go: Career Paths with a JD

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: LAW - 190

1Ls,

Are you ever asked what kind of lawyer you’re going to be? Do you know the answer?

The first step in developing a career plan is understanding that there are a wide range of career options available with a JD. This program will include a panel of JD’s who have pursued a variety of career paths inside and outside the practice of law. Students will gain a broad understanding of job opportunities in the public and private sectors, how to succeed in those areas, and should start to consider what options may be the best fit for them. Food will be served!

Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Passport Program credit is available. #CareerPlanning


1L Series (Part 1): Oh the Places You’ll Go: Career Paths with a JD

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 165

1Ls,

Are you ever asked what kind of lawyer you’re going to be? Do you know the answer?

The first step in developing a career plan is understanding that there are a wide range of career options available with a JD. This program will include a panel of JD’s who have pursued a variety of career paths inside and outside the practice of law. Students will gain a broad understanding of job opportunities in the public and private sectors, how to succeed in those areas, and should start to consider what options may be the best fit for them. Food will be served!

Please note that this program targets 1Ls but all students are welcome. Passport Program credit is available. #CareerPlanning


Meet the Judges: Everything you always wanted to know about judicial clerkships

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Lobby - 201

The program will provide an opportunity for law students to learn more about the many benefits of starting a legal career as a judicial law clerk.


2nd Annual Pro Bono Panel

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

The CDO and the Denver Bar Association Access to Justice Committee invites you to a panel presentation of distinguished guest speakers who will discuss the importance of pro bono to career development and the legal profession both as law students and following graduation. Lunch will be served! CDO Passport Program: #CareerPlanning

Speakers:
Justice William W. Hood III
Colorado Supreme Court

Loren Brown
President, Colorado Bar Association

Dianne Van Voorhees
Director, Metro Volunteer Lawyers

Alison Daniels
Supervising Attorney, Disability Law Colorado

Noah Patterson
DBA Access to Justice Committee Co-Chair


Public Orientation Meeting

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

Join us to learn about student intern/externships and other opportunities with non-profits and government agencies in Colorado and elsewhere
• Current public interest students will share their experiences
• Meet the CDO and Externships public sector team and Financial Aid administrator
• Tips on applications for the upcoming Government & Public Interest Career Fair!

Lunch will be served

Passport Program credit is available. #CareerPlanning


Public Sector Diversity Internship Program: Info Session with Hon. Kristen L. Mix

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

As a follow-up to the Pledge to Diversity Summer Clerkship Program, the CDO is pleased to announce that Judge Kristen L. Mix has developed an internship program for diverse 2Ls and 3Ls that focuses on legal opportunities in the public sector. Internships will take place during the Spring 2016 semester and include placements with employers such as Denver District Attorney, Colorado Public Defender, Denver Water, U.S. Department of Labor, Colorado Attorney General, Colorado Court of Appeals, to name a few. Please attend this event to learn more about the program and to see a list of all participating employers.


The U.S. Department of Justice Program

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

The U.S. Department of Justice, the nation’s largest legal employer, will present FAQs and application materials tips for the Summer Legal Intern Program (SLIP) and the Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) for graduating 3Ls/4LEs. Join DOJ Ambassador Attorney Anh Mai-Windle to learn about student opportunities and the over 200 entry-level jobs and fellowships available through the Honors Program this year. Lunch will be served.

#CareerPlanning credit, CDO Passport Program


Speed Networking Event

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Law - Lobby 201

Join the National Women Law Students Organization for the 3rd annual Speed Networking event on April 10th! The event will be held at DU’s Sturm College of Law. Appetizers and drinks will be served starting at 6 p.m. followed by rounds of speed networking. Students will talk to an attorney one on one or in groups of two for an allotted amount of time. Then, students will rotate to the next attorney. Please join us in making this event as successful as previous years! Men and women attorneys will be attending. If you would like to participate, please email Kaylea Waechter at kwaechter16@law.du.edu or Tessa Gardner at tgardner16@law.du.edu by April 1st.


Own Your Career as a “Lawyer Entrepreneur”

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

Own Your Career as a “Lawyer Entrepreneur”: How To Find And Keep Clients In A Changing Legal Landscape

Whether you are working in an established law firm or starting your own firm, finding and keeping clients is the key to your livelihood. A panel of entrepreneurial attorneys will share tips on how to find clients, serve them well, and keep them coming back.

Who should attend? Any law student interested in understanding the business side of the practice as well as how to provide excellent client service.

Non-Pizza Lunch will be Served!


How to Succeed in Your Summer Job and Beyond - Part IV of the 1L CDO Orientation Series

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law - 155

You’ve worked hard to get your first position in law school. How do you ensure it is a success? A panel of employers will share inside information on what it takes to succeed in a summer job and beyond. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to utilize your summer job as an opportunity to learn, to develop mentoring relationships, build references, and of course, add value!

Who should attend? All 1Ls who want to get the most out of their summer experience. You should attend even if you are still looking for a summer position as you will gain knowledge that will help you in your job search and in your performance on the job.

Jimmy Johns Subs will be Served!


Immigration Law Spring Social!

Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come join local immigration attorneys from the American Immigration Lawyers Association and students interested in immigration law for a night of networking over drinks and complimentary food.

Location:
FERMÆNTRA Brewery and Tap Room
1715 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80210

ORGANIZERS
The Immigration, Refugee, Asylum Coalition (University of Denver: Sturm College of Law) and The American Immigration Lawyers Association (Colorado Chapter)

Co-sponsored by The Office of Career Development and Opportunities


Small Talk...It’s No Joke!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Have you ever felt awkward at Bar Association networking events? Or sat staring at other attendees waiting for a meeting to start? Join Debra Fine for her fast-paced, interactive and entertaining presentation The Fine Art of Small Talk. In Debra’s presentation you’ll laugh, learn and leave with insightful and informative conversation tips and techniques on how to strike up conversations and keep them going, avoid conversation “killers”, exit conversations with grace and develop business relationships. Join us on Wednesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m., at the DBA CLE offices, third floor. Appetizers, beer, wine and soda will be provided. Cost to attend is $25 for members, $20 for law students and $50 for nonmembers. RSVP online, email lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.


15x15 Networking Event at EDGE

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Please join us at the next 15×15 event on Thursday, March 26 at EDGE at Four Seasons! Explore the beautiful space, get to know new and tenured bar members, and meet your DBA 15 by 15 Task Force to discover the benefits of the DBA. This is a complimentary social and networking event with free drinks and appetizer! Sign up today and bring a nonmember along to explore all the Bar has to offer! RSVP by emailing lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.