Take advantage of this great career-building opportunity at the 2013 ABA Annual Meeting!
Join 10 experienced legal career counselors for a 90-minute session to take charge of your career! You’ll hear advice to help you become practice-ready, professionally confident and positioned to achieve your work-life goals. This program, designed for lawyers in their first 6 years of practice, will include a full-group session followed by small group discussions and individual Q&As.
Twenty-year career counselor Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, LTD, will lead the session and subsequent e-career programs throughout the upcoming year.
Topics and Speakers:
Making a Positive First Impression
Kathy Morris, President, Under Advisement LTD, Chicago, IL
Crafting Career Plans/Drafting Business Plans to Become the GC of Me, Inc.,
Stacy Miller Azcarate, founder, Miller Sabino & Lee Inc., Legal Placement Services, San Francisco, CA
Applying your Strengths for Optimal Productivity and Flow
Cameron Powell, career performance coach, Hot Blue and Feroce Coaching, Portland, OR
Networking Internally And Externally for Good Work and Good Mentoring
Erin Trenda, Cooley LLP and former assistant director of Career Development, Law Firm and Corporate Counsel Placement, UC Irvine School of Law, Irvine, CA
Getting the Most Effective Feedback from Your Supervisor
Nina Pan, managing director & senior consultant, Naomi Beard & Associates, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Recovering from Mistakes with Credibility and Confidence
Liz Stone, managing director, The Dubin Group LLC, San Francisco, CA
Dealing with Difficult People
Robert White, Director of Alumni Career Services, UC Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall), Berkeley, CA
Branding Yourself and Marketing Your Practice
Daniel Roberts, Professional Lawyer Coach, Coaching for Lawyers, Sebastopol, CA
Reinventing Yourself in a Law Related or Alternative Career Context
Marc Luber, Founder, JD Careers Out There, Los Angeles, CA
Interviewing Wisely in a Challenging Market
Sari Zimmerman, Assistant Dean, Office of Career & Professional Development, UC Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
Note: Space is limited. ABA Annual Meeting registration is not required for participation in this event. For more information about Young Lawyers Division programming at the ABA Annual Meeting visit www.ambar.org/yldannual.
When & Where
The American Bar Association
The Young Lawyers Division
The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is the home for young lawyers. With over 130,000 members and 300 affiliated groups, the YLD is the largest young lawyer organization in the world.
The Division provides tools and opportunities for professional and personal success, offers the profession a young lawyer perspective, ensures the profession reflects the society it serves, and helps our communities through public service.
Individual membership is open to American Bar Association members under 36 years old or admitted to practice for five years or less. Affiliate Membership is open to young lawyer organizations and special interest bars. There are no additional membership dues.
The Law Student Division
The Law Student Division is concerned with legal education and works with the Section of Legal Education on issues of mutual concern. The Division also has an impact on practical and professional skills development and provides assistance in the search for jobs, both during and after graduation from law school. Additionally, the Division offers leadership training, public service opportunities, career development programming, and practical skills competitions.