Lawternatives Coffee Talk with Cheryl Heisler

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Location: Law School Forum

Enjoy a coffee and bagel and informally chat with Ms. Heisler about JD Advantage career ideas.


Lawternatives Panel

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 155

Come hear how four recent DU Law School grads made their way into JD Advantage careers! Lunch will be provided.


Denver Bar Association October Barristers After Hours

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join the DBA, along with the DU Alumni Council, Office of Alumni Relations and The Office of Career Development & Opportunities, for Barristers After Hours on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Session Kitchen. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided. Great opportunity to connect with fellow students, recent alums, and practicing attorneys! RSVP online, email lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727.


Colorado Public Defender Presenation and Panel

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: LAW 125

Join us to hear about intern/extern and employment opportunities in the Colorado Public Defender’s Office.

Food will be provided!


CDO 1L Orientation Series Part 1: Building Your Career

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Law 165

Building Your Career: Setting Yourself Apart as a Professional

Noon Session – Room 165 OR 5:00 Session – Room 165

With the rigors of law school, it can be easy to lose sight of the fact that you came here to build your career. The first session of the CDO’s 1L Orientation Series will drive home the importance of applying a professional, systematic approach to your career planning and will introduce you to the ways we can help. Come hear an employer perspective on how to set yourself apart from the pack in your job search. In law school, your job is to find a job—and we can help you succeed! Food will be provided!


Summer Public Interest Opportunities

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 155

Please join the CDO and the Externship office to learn about great summer opportunities in the Public Sector!

Food will be provided!


CDO 1L Orientation Series Part 2: Effective Application

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Law 165

Effective Application Materials: How to Get Your Resume Past the Recycling Bin

Noon Session – Room 165 OR 5:00 Session – Room 165

First impressions are everything. In a competitive job market, your resume, cover letter and other job search materials create a first impression that often makes 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. Food will be provided!


DU/CU Government & Public Interest Career Fair

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The 2014 DU/CU Government & Public Interest Career Fair will be held at the law school at CU-Boulder this year (alternates every year). The fair will run from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., followed immediately by a reception for students and employers. The fair will feature many Government and Public Interest employers. Please come dressed in business attire. If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Montague in the Office of Career Development & Opportunities at Denver Law.


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

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Fisher & Phillips LLP at 1801 California Street, Suite 2700, Denver

3L and 4LE graduating students are cordially invited to attend “Getting Your House in Order: What You Need to Know to Excel as a New Lawyer” on Saturday, November 8, from 8 am to noon. The program is hosted by the national labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP at their office in downtown Denver. Breakfast will be provided! Attorneys from Fisher & Phillips will present this “boot camp” designed for newer attorneys and law students just beginning their legal careers. Hear from successful attorneys what it takes to get your career off on the right foot to help ensure you are successful.

RSVP to: Heather Vignola at (303) 218-3675 or email hvignola@laborlawyers.com


Job Search Training: Symplicity and Other Online Tools

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 155

Having trouble finding Opportunities? Feel like you are not getting the most out of Symplicity’s job search feature? We can help you!

Join the Office of Career Development at noon on Tuesday, November 11 in Room 155 for ‘Job Search Training: Symplicity and Other Online Tools’.

Whether you’re a 1L just starting to think about your career, a 2L focusing on getting experience in spring and summer, or a 3L getting ready to graduate, there is something in this program for you!

For those who may be unable to attend, here is a link to a version of this presentation that we did last semester. The audio is good and will be helpful, but if you want to be able to see the screen demo, it would be better to come to our live presentation.


District Attorney Panel

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 155

Join us to meet District Attorneys and student interns/externs and learn more about these exciting opportunities!

Food will be provided!


A Day in the Life of a Public Interest Attorney!

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 155

The Office of Career Development & Opportunities is hosting a four part panel series to help current students determine which career path is best for them. The second panel will take place on November 20. Come hear about life as a public interest attorney 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. Panelists are: Don Toussaint, Assistant City Attorney at City of Aurora; Olympia Fay, Assistant City Attorney at City and County of Denver and recently appointed Judge for Denver County Court; Chris Boeckx, Assistant Attorney General; and Rebecca Wallace, ACLU of Colorado.