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.
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.
the Committee on Women in the Law
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.