Eric Bono

Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities

Eric Bono

Eric Bono is the Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and has a diverse background practicing law and working in higher education. Eric worked at the University of Colorado Law School from 2006 – 2011 where he served as the Director for the Private Sector and Judicial Clerkships in Colorado Law’s Office of Career Development. Before that, he practiced general litigation and employment law in Denver at the law firms of Holme Roberts & Owen and Baird & Kiovsky. Prior to law school, Eric was an Admissions Counselor at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and an Assistant Director of Admissions at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. In his spare time, Eric enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.
Education:
J.D. Ohio State University 2001
B.A. Denison University 1995 summa cum laude

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DU Law + Innovation Lab

The Law + Innovation Lab offers students the opportunity to engage in the rigorous process of problem-solving and product development. These technology-based products (expert systems, chatbots and document automation systems) will address real world legal problems identified in partnership with local legal …

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NJ Judicial Clerkship Program – Applications open in June

If you see yourself relocating to the East Coast, consider applying for clerkships through the New Jersey Courts Judicial Clerkship program, which offers numerous opportunities! See the notice below we received from the administrator of the program. As always, your …

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Videos

Interested in mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution? If so, check out our bank of short ADR Videos Featuring DU Law Alum, Joe McMahon.  Mr. McMahon, a former Davis, Graham & Stubbs partner, is a veteran facilitator, mediator, …

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Colorado Attorney General – Cybersecurity Fellowship

The Colorado AG’s Office has extended the deadline for its 2021-22 Cybersecurity Fellowship to February 26.  This program is available to 3Ls, 4LPT students and recent grads as indicated in the posting.

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Earn Career & Professional Development Credit Remotely

Wondering how you can continue to earn credit toward the Career and Professional Development Graduation Requirement (CPDR)?  For programs required during the 1L portion of the CPD requirement, you can watch qualified videos in the Videos section near the bottom …

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Apply Now! Colorado Court of Appeals Clerkships

A number of the judges on the Colorado Court of Appeals have begun accepting applications for clerkships for the 2021 term.  This year, in light of COVID-19, they’ve also moved the process online.  More information can be found here: https://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Court_Of_Appeals/Applicants.cfm.  …

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Class of ’21: Judge Fox (CO Ct. App.) is hiring a clerk for the ’21-’23 term!

Judge Fox has two law clerks, who serve staggered two-year terms.  She has hired through the 2020-2022 term.  The application deadline for the 2021-2023 term is August 1, 2020.  Applicants must be willing to commit to a two-year clerkship and …

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Service Opps for Those in Need – COVID 19

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15VGRGHbMTN6ANxAHBixWcH0JuTNCJc0LPqNf-j-2U_M/edit?usp=sharing

Click on this google doc to see opportunities to provide nonlegal service to others during COVID 19. It will be updated periodically. Email Alexi Freeman afreeman@law.du.edu with opportunities to add or questions/concerns.

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New Year’s Resolution Suggestion: Develop Key Skills to Promote to Legal Employers

Since it’s New Year’s resolution time, we wanted to share a good article from the balance careers on Top Legal Skills: Competitive and Attractive Legal Skills for Job Seekers.  Note the heavy emphasis on technology, in addition to core fundamentals …

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Miller & Steiert Seeking a Law Clerk

Miller & Steiert, PC is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic law student to work as a litigation law clerk working in practice areas including civil litigation, criminal defense, family law, business formation and administration, and estate/probate litigation. Applicants should …

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