Contact Us

Career Services Office • St. Thomas University School of Law • 16401 NW 37th Avenue • Miami Gardens, FL 33054 
Phone Number: (305) 623-2351 • Fax Number: (305) 623-2372 

Office Hours:
Monday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 6:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm 
Thursday 9:00am – 6:30pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Location in Law School:
CSO is located in the Center for Professionalism Development in the law school annex.

Making Appointments:
There are several ways to make an appointment with a CSO counselor.  You can call the CSO at (305) 623-2351, email one of the CSO counselors directly, or request an appointment online through your Symplicity account.

CSO Staff

Mercedes Pino, Esq.
Director of Career Services

(305) 623-2350 •

Mercedes Pino, Esq. manages the Office of Career Services.  In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she provides counseling to students and alumni, presents programs on all aspects of creating a job search, and provides assistance in revising job search documents.  Mercedes received her B.S. from Florida State University, her J.D. from Stetson University College of Law, and her M.S. in Human Resource Management from Nova Southeastern University. She is also  a member of the Florida Bar.

Jennifer Portwood Gordon, Esq.
Director of Pro Bono & Public Interest Career Counselor

(305) 474-2433 •

Jennifer Portwood Gordon, Esq. coordinates the Pro Bono Program, the ADL Summer Research Program, and the STU LRAP (the John & June Mary Makdisi Loan Forgiveness Fund & the Mr. & Mrs. Stanley G. Tate Loan Forgiveness Fund).  Jennifer specializes in counseling on careers in the public sector, including government positions and alternative careers. She is also available for resume and cover letter review.  Jennifer received her B.A. from Florida State University and her J.D. from St. Thomas University School of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar.

Angela Geter
Recruiting / Reciprocity Coordinator

(305) 623-2351 •

Angela Geter organizes recruiting programs. Angela assists employers, students, and alumni, including coordinating on-campus interviews, scheduling appointments to meet with the career services counselors, posting job openings, and processing reciprocity requests.  Angela earned a B.A. and M.A. from St. Thomas University.