Career Development Program

Monday, January 23, 2017 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MCLE Credits TBA

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Monday afternoon offers unique opportunities to attend free programs held at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting. Grab refreshments in the Clio Cloud Café and head over to the Career Development Program. This year’s program features two panel discussions. Stay to network with panelists and participants from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required for this program. (Please note this program does not carry MCLE credit.)

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Opening Remarks by Claire P. Gutekunst, Esq. | New York State Bas Association President 
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Brand Management: How to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn and Other Social Media

Have you ever found yourself asking:  Do I need a LinkedIn profile? If so, what should be included? How can I use this on-line presence to bolster my career and my job search? If you answered yes, this program is for you. National expert Paula T. Edgar, an engaging and dynamic speaker, will break down the how’s and why’s of social media, particularly of LinkedIn, to help you get the most of this ever-growing social media platform. Building a career in this era brings new challenges: come learn how to be ready for those challenges.

Paula T. Edgar, Esq. | Principal | PGE, LLC

Back In Practice: Returning to the Legal Profession

Returning to the practice of law – and even the non-traditional use of a JD – can be daunting after years away from the field. This panel of experts will present a wide-range of experiences, ideas and information that will give you a window into what is possible as well as provide you with some action steps you can take. Whether you have left the profession, are considering a change or are entering the profession for the first time, this program will provide information that can assist.  

Carol Fishman Cohen | CEO and Co-Founder | iRelaunch
Alexis Lamb, Esq. | Associate Director | Bliss Lawyers
Joyce H. Rogina, Esq. | Legal Counsel | Barnes & Noble College

Linda Mercurio, Esq. | Founder | Transformative Impact & Coach | Relaunching Attorney Platform

Network with panelists and participants at the free networking reception following the program from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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This is a free event for NYSBA members. Pre-registration is required 
Please note this program does not carry MCLE credit

Sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee, the Committee on Lawyers in Transition and the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion of the New York State Bar Association. 

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