Find Your Path to Success: Moving Forward through Mentorship, Sponsorship and Career Path Planning
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | 6:30 p.m.  – 9:00 p.m.

Free Webcast and Live Program for NYSBA Members co-sponsored by the Committee on Women in the Law and the Committee on Lawyers in Transition.

You've worked hard to get to where you are.  So what's next?  The NYSBA Committee on Women in the Law is excited to host Emily Campbell, Managing Director, SJL Shannon, and Eve Birnbaum, Founder, Eve Birnbaum Associates, to show you how to use career path planning, as well as sponsorship and mentorship relationships, to identify and achieve the goals you have set for yourself.  

Program attendees in Syracuse and New York City will have the option of participating in a 30-minute moderated mentoring exercise featuring experienced attorneys at the conclusion of the panel discussion.  

Program Locations

NYC | MetLife | 1095 Avenue of the Americas (Between 41st and 42nd Streets) 

Syracuse | Bond, Schoeneck & King | One Lincoln Center, Syracuse, NY
This program will also be streamed as a live webcast.  Syracuse attendees will view the panel presentation via webcast.  The mentoring exercise at the Syracuse location will be in person.

Emily Campbell, Managing Director SJL Shannon, New York and Boston
Eve Birnbaum, Founder, Eve Birnbaum Associates

Register Online | www.nysba.org/WomenInTheLaw 

Please note: This program does not carry MCLE credit. Registration closes November 14, 2014. 

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About the Committee on Women in the Law

MISSION: Established in 1986, the Committee on Women in the Law is charged with the responsibility of identifying, studying and making recommendations to address gender bias and law-related issues affecting women. The Committee proposes legislation; the adoption and implementation of policy by the Executive Committee and House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association; and other actions to ensure the fair treatment of women under law and the full participation of women in the administration of justice and as equal members of the legal community. The Committee is a standing committee of the Association as designated by the House of Delegates in 1989.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: The Committee has presented educational forums on gender concerns; sexual harassment in the profession; balancing professional and family responsibilities; career development beyond partnerships; women in politics; seeking service on the bench; and breast cancer. Additionally, the Committee presents forums for women law students on career issues and opportunities.

AWARDS: To provide recognition for exemplary achievement by a male or female member of the Association in addressing the concerns of women, an Association award was established in honor of the Committee's first Chair, Ruth G. Schapiro. The annual award was proposed and is administered by the Committee. The first recipient of this award in 1992 was The Honorable Judith S. Kaye. For more information about the Ruth G. Schapiro Memorial Award, click here.

To honor women in the profession who recognize the value of diversity in the legal profession and have dedicated their time to advancing the professional development of women attorneys, the Committee has established the Kay Crawford Murray Award. Future recipients will posses the following characteristics: A distinguished legal career or a rising star in the profession; An active member of bar associations for the purpose of advancing the professional and personal development of women attorneys; An active mentor to women attorneys. For more information about the Kay Crawford Murray Award, click here.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Robyn Ryan, Committee on Women in the Law, NYSBA, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207; 518-463-3200.