Lawyers in Transition Events and Programs


NYSBA Committee on Lawyers in Transition 


Free Webcasts, Live Programs and Networking Events for Members



Upcoming September Program


How to Jumpstart Your Legal Career and Stay Competitive | A Panel Discussion About Resumes, Interviews and Networking


Free Program and Networking Reception for NYSBA Members. This program will also be streamed as a live webcast.


Thursday, September 10, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Baker & McKenzie | 452 5th Avenue (Between 39th & 40th) | New York City. 


Live Program and Webcast | 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.  | Networking Reception | 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Get resume tips, advice on interviewing and networking.  A panel of experts will discuss what they for when reviewing resumes and will provide advice on networking.  While geared toward recent law school graduates, newly admitted attorneys and young lawyers, this program will provide helpful advice for all attorneys looking for career advancement.   


Panelists: 
Thomas Blennau, Moderator, Assistant Director of Employer Outreach, St. John’s University School of Law
Tara Bonsol, Recruiting Specialist, Baker & McKenzie 
Catherine Christian, Chief, Elder Abuse Unit, New York County District Attorney’s Office
Denise Carlin, Managing Director of Permanent Recruitment and Business Development,  
Ernie Peck, Partner & Hiring Manager, Downing & Peck


Sponsored by the Committee on Lawyers in Transition of the New York State Bar Association, Pathway to the Profession, USI Affinity and the following NYSBA sections: Commercial & Federal Litigation Section, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice, Elder Law and Special Needs, Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law, Family Law, Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law, General Practice, Intellectual Property Law, Labor & Employment Law, Real Property Law, Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law, Trusts & Estates Law, Young Lawyers


Please Note: This program does not carry MCLE credit


Seating for this program is limited.  Pre-registration required.  Register Online


To register by phone, please call 1-800-582-2452.


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Alternative Careers for Lawyers 
Panelists will explore alternative careers for lawyers and will provide helpful tips to assist you in your job search.
Career Development Conference - Strategies for Success 
Panelists share tips on job searching, resumes and interviews
Mock Interviewing - Demonstration and Discussion 
Career Experts provide interviewing tips and suggestions
Navigating the New Economy: Career Strategies for Lawyers 
Leading career and psychology experts discuss how to stay positive and provide job search tips in a tough economy
How to Approach Your Employer About Flexibility, Leave or Other Special Needs in a Competitive Legal Marketplace 
Panelists share tips and advice on approaching your employer about flex-time
Making Transitions Later in Your Career 
Panelists providing tips on making transitions later in your career.
How to Find Your First Legal Job Out of Law School 
Panel discussion to help lawyers better manage their careers during this tough economy.
Crafting Your Resume for Today's Market
Get resume tips and cover letter advice
Mastering Phone, Behavioral and Non-conventional Interviews
Learn how to master a phone interview
Marketing Yourself to Small Law Firms
Panelists explore techniques and tips to market yourself to small law firms
How to Make Temp or Contract Work Work for You 
Panelists explore employment options as a contract attorney
Re-entering the Legal Profession
Get practical advice and learn the steps you need to take to re-enter the profession after time away
How to Approach Your Employer About Flexibility, Leave or Other Special Needs in a Competitive Legal Marketplace 
Panelists share tips and advice on approaching your employer about flex-time
Making Transitions Later in Your Career 
Panelists providing tips on making transitions later in your career 
Finding a Job You Love With the JD You Have
Get tips on job searching and career development
Careers in Compliance
Get guidance on finding compliance positions in financial services and health care 
Finding Bliss: Innovative Legal Models for Happy Clients & Happy Lawyers
Speaker: Debbie Epstein Henry, Flex-time Lawyers LLC




Lawyers In transition committee Meetings

Committee Meetings are open to members only.  Details will be emailed to committee members.



 


All Lawyers in Transition programs are recorded.  

Program archives are available online, on demand at http://www.totalwebcasting.com/live/nysbar/lit