NSU Shepard Broad College of Law | August 2017          
On-Campus-Interviews (OCI) Fall 2017
September 1 - October 20, 2017
Center for Career and Professional Development (CPD)

Fall 2017 OCI interviews begin on September 1, 2017. The program includes public interest, private sector and government employers who are seeking 2L-4L students.  

On Campus Interviews allows students to "bid" on (apply to) participating employers who select candidates for interviews for potential summer and full-time employment.  This program also includes Resume Collections which allow students to submit their resumes to employers who have expressed an interest in hiring Shepard Broad College of Law students. The employers then have the opportunity to contact students who have been selected to proceed through a formal interview process.

The Office of Career and Professional Development also provides access to Symplicity, the employment database the allows students and alumni to search job postings, apply to opportunities and have access to helpful career resources provided by employers and the CPD Team. If you have career-related questions please contact CPD.
College of Law News
2017 International Faculty Training Workshop, Educating Millennials and Beyond 
July 26 - 28, 2017

This year’s International Faculty Training Workshop focused on what law faculty, as educators, can do to understand our audience and effectively educate the current generation of students and the one that follows. Law educators from around the world came together to expand their knowledge of teaching law students, as well as to share their experiences. | Read Full Press Release

"The goal of the workshop was to share ideas on how to educate millennials in law schools globally.”   Shahabudeen Khan, Associate Dean of International Program, NSU Shepard Broad College of Law. Topics included technology, entrepreneurship, social justice, global perspective and experiential learning/teaching.  In-depth discussion and learning experiences covered engaging millennials with hands-on, application–based case studies (new knowledge is discovered and synthesized actively between group members) describing and employing the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) “Learning by Doing” mode.

Links to Video recordings of each speaker, PowerPoint presentations, and WLAW podcasts will be posted on the Workshop webpage ~ August 15.

For general questions about feel free to contact  lawinternational@nova.edu
NSU Law hosts lunch and provides Bar Success Kits 
July 25 - 26, 2017

Some 200 graduates from the NSU Law Class of May 2017 sat for the Florida Bar Exam on July 25 and 26 in Tampa, Florida. Associate Dean of Students Michele Struffolino and Director of the Critical Skills Program Sara Berman, accompanied by law school staff, were at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina, providing these future attorneys with lunches, “bar success kits,” and the heartfelt encouragement of the entire NSU Law family.
NSU Law Summer Receptions
During  the months of June and July 2017, all NSU Law Alumni chapters and the NSU Online Masters of Law Program hosted receptions this summer:

Supreme Court of the United States -  March 19, 2018

This spring, a limited number of law alumni will have the opportunity to be admitted to appear before the United States Supreme Court. NSU Law alumni are invited to apply now to join the College of Law at our upcoming Supreme Court Swearing-In ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Monday, March 19, 2018. Successful applicants will attend the Supreme Court session on March 19, where attorney Bruce Rogow will move for the admission of the NSU Law candidates to the Bar of the Supreme Court.
Law alumni and special guests will gather for a small reception in Washington, D.C., on Sunday evening, March 18.  In addition, breakfast will be provided on March 19 at the Supreme Court prior to the Swearing-In. Attorneys and other guests in attendance will be invited to stay for the Court’s Oral Argument sessions that follow the Swearing-In.
There are very few slots available for applicants to the U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In event.

Upcoming Events 
Student News
Evelyn Batista  was accepted into the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Latina Commission 2017 Leadership Academy, to be held in Kansas City, Missouri in September 2017. Batista was also selected for an Equal Justice Works Fellowship with Catholic Charities Legal Services of Miami to directly represent unaccompanied minors in Immigration Court. Additionally, Batista was selected for a QLaw Fellowship in Washington State, with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project to directly represent LGBTI clients in Immigration cases.
Alexis Montiglio received the Florida Bar Animal Law Section’s Student 2017 Achievement Award at The Florida Bar Convention in Boca Raton, FL in June 2017.  Alexis is interning this summer with the Environmental Protection Agency.
Haydee Nakash and Lee Smith  along with their coaches Professor Beharriell and Kara Stachel, Esq., participated in the Young Lawyers Division’s Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition at the June 2017 Florida Bar Convention in Boca Raton where Haydee and Lee were quarter finalists. 
The Moot Court Society, Professor Beharriell, and Kara Stachel would like to thank Ashley Ellis Flynn, Esq., Becka Rich, Omar Saleh, Esq., Ricky Rafuls, Ritika Singh, Sarah Gresham, Esq., and Tori DeLeonardo, Esq. for their dedicated assistance.

Candace Lerman attended the annual U.S.Healthcare Compliance Certification Program at Seton Hall University School of Law in June 2017. Candace was one of two law school students that attended as a scholarship recipient. Lerman has been invited to speak at the World Congress' 5th Annual Summit on Patient Advocacy in Washington, DC in October 2017.

Faculty and Staff News
SEALS Annual Conference began Monday, July 31, 2017 in Boca Raton, FL The following NSU Law faculty will be presenting. 
Heather Baxter, Professor of Law 
Sara Berman, Director of Critical Skills Program and Academic Support
Kathy Cerminara, Professor of Law
Olympia Duhart, Associate Dean for Faculty And Student Development & Professor of Law
Michael Flynn, Professor of Law 
Jon Garon, Dean and Professor of Law 
Joel Mintz, Professor of Law 
Debra Moss Curtis, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law
Gail Richmond, Professor of Law Emeritus  
Marilyn Uzdavines, Assistant Professor of Law

The full SEALS program can be found  HERE

Professor Kathy Cerminara  was honored with the Wexler/Winick Distinguished Service Award by the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence at the International Congress on Law and Mental Health (ICLMH) in Prague, Czech Republic, on July 11, 2017.
Professor Cerminara presented on Advance Directive Statutes: A Therapeutic Approach for Patients With Disorders of Consciousness at the ICLMH on July 12, 2017.
Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Public Impact and Professor of Law Elena Maria Marty-Nelson was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and began her term on June 3, 2017.
Veterans Law Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy  joined the Board of Florida Justice Technology Center, a nonprofit organization that increases access to civil justice in Florida.
Professor Joel Mintz  was quoted by North Carolina’s StarNews in its article CFPUA asks NC to bar GenX discharge on July 10, 2017.
Professors Shahabudeen Khan and James Wilets  discussed Florida’s Stand Your Ground law with WPBT2’s YOUR SOUTH FLORIDA host Pam Giganti on July 7, 2017.
Contact Us
For questions, suggestions, and to submit news for any future editions of  the Student Newsletter please contact:
Lynn Acosta
Assistant Dean for Student Services
lynn@nova.edu  |   954-262-6127