2023 East Coast Career Conference & Recruiting Reception

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2023 East Coast Career Conference & Recruiting Reception

Recruiting and Professional Development Event for Law Students

By PracticePro LLC

When and where

Date and time

Friday, March 31 · 12 - 7:30pm EDT


Allen & Overy LLP 1221 6th Avenue New York, NY 10020

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

About this event

  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Date: Friday, March 31, 2023

Location: Allen & Overy, 1221 6th Avenue, New York, NY, 10020

Do you want to gain the knowledge and exact formula for securing a great summer associate position or post-graduate career? Master the substantive and soft skills and competencies you will need during your summer internships to deliver stellar work product, build a fantastic brand, and receive a permanent employment offer? Would you like to be part of an exclusive group of students participating in networking opportunities with PracticePro’s law firm partners?


The conference is best suited for 1Ls and 2Ls. Incoming 1Ls, 3Ls, and LLMs may also attend.


The Conference is a half-day event on March 31, 2023, taught by speakers and instructors from top law firms and corporate legal departments. The Conference concludes with a recruiting reception.

Conference registrants will also be invited to participate in our:

  • Live 4-part summer webinar series focused on business frameworks, professional branding, strategic career planning, advanced networking and interviewing techniques, and other topics in summer 2023. The webinars will also be available for on-demand viewing.
  • Exclusive networking receptions, resume collection/virtual job fair with our law firm partners in spring and summer 2023.
  • Early registrants also receive a complimentary 50-minute customized career/OCI coaching session, valued at $350.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (all times are in ET)

12:00 – 12:30 PM

Lunch & Registration

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Getting Hired: Job Search Planning, Interviewing, and Standing Out in the Crowd

⏰ 1:45 – 2:45 PM

Exceeding Expectations: Excellent Work Product and Communication Skills (including virtual considerations this summer)

3 – 4 PM

Building Your House on the Rock: Advanced Networking, Client Collaboration & Business Development for Junior Lawyers

4:15 PM – 5 PM

In the Long Run: Developing a Sustainable and Fulfilling Practice

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Recruiting Reception


  • Strategic Job Search and Career Planning 
  • Professional Branding and Advanced Networking Workshop 
  • Advanced Interview Workshop 
  • Beyond the Case Law: Business Frameworks and Project Management 

The webinars will be live but also available for on-demand viewing.

RECRUITING (April - July 2023)

In addition to the reception following the conference, conference registrants are eligible to attend all our 2023 recruiting events, including:

  • attending our spring and summer series of virtual networking events with our law firm partners, exclusive to conference registrants held during spring and summer 2023
  • participating in PracticePro's resume collection and/or virtual job fair.


  • How legal recruiting works, including strategic job search skills, advanced interviewing techniques, and stellar networking strategies
  • How to design an effective job search plan using the lawyering and litigation skills you’re learning in law school
  • Operations and economics of law firms and organizations, and what you really need to know about summer associate programs, including the evaluation process and offers
  • Practical tools on how to excel in your assignments and exceed expectations this summer
  • How to develop an effective and enjoyable networking plan, including virtual networking
  • Effective methods and habits for developing your professional brand internally and in the legal community
  • Client expectations and introduction to business development
  • Effective time management habits to boost productivity and happiness
  • How to develop a fulfilling and sustaining legal career


Diversity Founders


Jackson Walker

Latham & Watkins


Wilson Sonsini

Diversity Leaders

Baker Botts

Haynes and Boone

Paul Hastings

Sullivan & Cromwell

Diversity Champions

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Allen & Overy

Alston & Bird

Alto Litigation

Hanson Bridgett


Morrison Foerster


Diversity Benefactors

Chapman Cutler


Ferrari & Associates

Gibson Dunn


Kilpatrick Townsend

McDermott Will & Emery


Shearman & Sterling

Sheppard Mullin

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