Samantha Zandman

Samantha Zandman

Samantha is a career consultant with a focus on private sector employment opportunities. She has experience advising on a variety of private sector careers, and has contacts in both large and small firms in Denver.

Prior to joining the CDO, Samantha practiced family law at several small firms in Denver. Originally from Ohio, Samantha made her way to Colorado for a summer externship with the Denver City Attorney’s Office, Prosecution & Code Enforcement Section. Following graduation, Samantha performed legal research and docketing at Holland & Hart, LLP before practicing family law. While in law school, Samantha served as an assistant editor on the Law Review, and her note, U.S. v. Mobley: Another Failure in Crime of Violence Analysis, was published in the Akron Law Review. Samantha was also a member of the Moot Court Family Law Competition Team, and was awarded the Ernest Karam Award for Academic Excellence. Samantha currently serves as secretary on the Board of Directors for the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC), and is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations.

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Summer Opportunities for Diverse 2L’s

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Please see the below table of summer opportunities for diverse 2L students, many of which have deadlines in early January.

Please contact Samantha Zandman at szandman@law.du.edu with any questions.

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Pledge to Diversity Program & Other Summer Opportunities for Diverse 1L’s

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The Colorado Pledge to Diversity Summer 2021 Clerkship Program job posting is now available on Symplicity; you can find the posting by searching Job # 23487 (just type that number into the keywords search bar).  The application deadline is on Friday, …

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Arnold & Porter Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

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As part of the firm’s continued commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, Arnold & Porter is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for their 2020 Arnold & Porter Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship. The firm …

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Digesting Your Fall 2019 Grades and Looking Forward

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Please join Professor Diane Kraft, Director of the Academic Achievement Program on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at noon in Room 165, for lunch and a talk about digesting your Fall 2019 grades and what to do moving forward.

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Colorado Pledge to Diversity 2020 Summer Clerkship Program Application Now Available!

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The Colorado Pledge to Diversity 2020 Summer Clerkship Program job posting is now available on Symplicity; you can find the posting by searching Job # 20768 (just type that number into the keywords search bar).

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ABA Business Law Section 2020 Diversity Clerkship Program

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The ABA Business Law Section is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Diversity Clerkship Program and encourage any qualified students to apply for this program.

The 2020 Diversity Clerkship Program is a summer program that provides business law clerkship placements …

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Hogan Lovells Practical Skills Program

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Please join the Colorado offices of Hogan Lovells on Friday, January 24, 2020 for our 14th annual Practical Skills program for diverse first-year day and second-year part-time students attending the University of Denver, University of Colorado, and University of Wyoming …

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Stinson LLP Winter Open House

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Stinson LLP is pleased to invite all first-year and part-time second-year law students to a Winter Open House, in their Kansas City office on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 5- 7pm, and in their Minneapolis office, on Thursday, January 9, 2020, …

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Pledge to Diversity 1L Summer Clerkship Program Info Session Power Point

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In case you could not make the 11/12 info session on the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Program*, please see the below power point (click on the icon). The info session was recorded and will be available for viewing here by …

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RSVP for the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Networking Open House – 10/10

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RSVP TODAY for the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association Networking Open House, taking place on Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:30 – 6:30pm in the law school forum. Join attorneys in various practice areas and sectors for a night of casual networking …

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