Monthly Archives: August 2014

National Law Students Worker’s Rights Conference

What: 16th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference


When: October 17 & 18, 2014


Where: The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD


Deadline to Register: October 2, 2014.  To Register, please contact Lisa Crouch at


The Details: For more information about the conference, please click here or you can pick up a brochure next to the CPD’s bulletin board.


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Upcoming Events!

Housing & Urban Development Information Session August 28 12:00 PM Room 510
Externship Information Session September 3 12:00 PM Room 405
Externship Information Session September 8 2:00 PM Room 555
3L Boot Camp

(3Ls only)

September 16 12:00 PM Room 585

50 Yard Line

(2Ls only)

October 21 12:00 PM Room 585
Networking Presentation November 4 12:00 PM Room 585
Starting Line

(1Ls only)

November 13 5:00 PM Atrium

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Legal Honors Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of General Counsel (OGC) is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Legal Honors Program.

HUD attorneys from the Jacksonville field office will be presenting an informational session on the Legal Honors program on Thursday, August 28 at 12:00 PM in room 510.

All 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls are welcome to attend. The Legal Honors program is only open to 3Ls, but HUD offers student internship opportunities throughout the year!

RSVP on Symplicity (under the Events tab) or send an email to!

For more information on the HUD Legal Honors Program and application instructions, please click here.

The deadline to apply to the Honors Program is September 5, 2014.

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Externship Information Sessions

Mark Your CalendarWe will be holding 2 externship informational sessions for all students interested in learning about externship opportunities and the application process. If you haven’t participated in an externship before, we highly suggest you attend one of the meetings.

The sessions will be offered twice but you only need to attend one!

Wednesday, September 3 at 12:00 p.m. in Room 405

Monday, September 8 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 555

The externship application period for spring 2015 will take place during September. The open and close dates will be announced soon.

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Welcome Back Students!

download (1)We hope everyone had a wonderful summer break! While you were away, we made a couple of changes.

1) We changed our name! Career Services will now be known as the Center for Professional Development or CPD.

2) We have two new team members! C.J. Gomes is a new Career Counselor and Ron Talone is our new Administrative Assistant. Stop in the CPD to say hello!

3) Walk-in Wednesday! If you have a quick question or want a counselor to glance at your resume or cover letter, feel free to stop into the CPD on Wednesdays between 10 am – 4 pm. No appointment needed on Wednesday only!

4) The CPD is now on Twitter  and LinkedIn! Be sure to follow and connect with us for the latest information.

If you would like to schedule an appointment, drop by our office in Room 180, call our main line at 904.680.7744, e-mail us at or schedule it through Symplicity.

We wish you the best of luck with the upcoming semester!

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Looking for a new book before school starts?

Fall classes won’t officially start until Monday, August 25th, but don’t let that get in the way of enjoying a new book! Come over to the Library and see the newest additions!

Off the charts law summaries : an all-in-one graphic outline of the 1L law school courses Schechter, Julie F., KF388 .S34 2014
Questions & answers. Property : multiple choice and short answer questions and answers Nagle, John Copeland, KF570 .N34 2014
MLA handbook for writers of research papers. LB2369 .G53 2009
Restatement of the law, third, employment law : proposed final draft (April 18, 2014) American Law Institute. KF3319 .R474 2014
Principles of the law of liability insurance : tentative draft no. 2 (March 28, 2014) American Law Institute. KF1215 .P74 2014
Model penal code : sexual assault and related offenses : tentative draft no. 1 (April 30, 2014) American Law Institute. KF9325 .M63 2014
Restatement of the law third, torts : intentional torts to persons : discussion draft (April 4, 2014) American Law Institute KF1249.4 .R468 2014
Model penal code : sentencing : tentative draft no. 3 (April 24, 2014) American Law Institute. KF9685 .M62 2014
Restatement of the law third, the law of American Indians : discussion draft no. 2 (April 24, 2014) American Law Institute. KF8205 .R47 2014
Restatement of the law third, torts : liability for economic harm : tentative draft no. 2 (April 7, 2014) American Law Institute. KF1249.4 .R47 2014
Restatement of the law, fourth, the foreign relations law of the United States jurisdiction : tentative draft   no. 1 (April 1, 2014) American Law Institute. KF4651 .R47 2014

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