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

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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 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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Grads say finding a job took longer than expected

Grads say finding a job took longer than expected

Good article from National Jurist that is chock-full of quotes from recent grads, which contain practical insights on the postgrad job hunt.  If you are a 3L or a recent grad, the CDO is here to help in your search …

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Join the Community of Legal Interns

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Looking for a convenient way to work on your career & professional development this summer?  If so, consider joining the Community of Legal Interns and participating in its “Tipping the Scales” summer webinar and certification series.  The program is free …

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May 2019 JD Grads – Career & Professional Development Requirement Status

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Graduation is fast-approaching and, if you are a JD student who plans to graduate in May 2019, we want to make sure you’ve met your Career & Professional Development Graduation Requirement (“CPDR”).  For information on how to check your CPDR …

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1Ls: How to get the most out of your CDO

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With the October 15 kickoff for 1L appointments with the CDO right around the corner, I thought I’d share a couple of short Above the Law articles by Nicholas Alexiou, a law school career development professional at Vanderbilt.  While not …

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Sage Advice for the 1L Year

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As the October 15 kickoff for 1L career advising appointments approaches, take a few minutes to check out this article by Kerriann Stout on Above the Law.  Great advice for keeping the 1L year in perspective!

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El Paso County Bar Foundation Scholarship – Deadline 9/30

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El Paso County Bar Foundation Scholarship – exclusively for DU & CU JD students

The El Paso County Bar Foundation has established a law student scholarship program to support students at CU and DU law schools who have demonstrable connections …

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Clerkship Applications for Colorado’s New Justice

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Judge Carlos A. Samour, Jr. is now accepting applications for when he takes the bench as a Supreme Court Justice.  Interested Denver Law alumni can mail or email their applications to Anna Gerlings, his current law clerk.  The application should …

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Unique (Paid) Opportunity to Increase Diversity & Inclusion in the Legal Profession

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Are you interested in increasing diversity & inclusion in the legal profession?  If so, consider applying to become a paid Residential Assistant for a residential summer law camp, Journey to JD (J2JD), for diverse high school students interested in the …

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