THIS FRIDAY: Young Lawyer Bootcamp; Concluding Networking Happy Hour Location Confirmed
This Friday, Feb. 19, join fellow law students and young lawyers at "Young Lawyer Bootcamp: Tactics, Tips and Tricks for Law Students and New Lawyers", an inaugural program featuring practical and fundamental knowledge on the intricacies of the legal profession from judges and experienced attorneys. The event runs 12-5:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and is sponsored by KLA Marketing Associates.
After the program, enjoy a networking happy hour at Tavern on Broad, where Bootcamp attendees will receive 1 drink ticket and hor d'eourves.
The program is divided into five distinct sessions in which Philadelphia judges and experienced attorneys will speak on case preparation, selecting a career path, fully benefiting from initial employment, considerations when starting a solo practice, and building networking skills. Featured are the following courses and panelists:
Entering Unknown Territory: Choosing a Career Path
Judge Dan Anders of the Family Court Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Brandi Brice, an Assistant City Solicitor at the City of Philadelphia Law Department
Sophia Lee, Assistant Treasurer of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a senior counsel at Sunoco, Inc.
Sara Woods, Executive Director of Philadelphia VIP
Kathleen Wilkinson, Secretary of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a partner at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman and Dicker, LLP
Honoring the Veterans: Advice from the Bench
To be announced
Accepting Your Mission: Get the Most Out of Your First Job
Natalie D'Amora, an associate at Dilworth Paxon LLP
Lizabeth Macoretta, Executive Director of West Mt. Airy Neighbors
Theresa Rodriguez, staff attorney, Friends of Farmworkers
Gina Sullivan, counsel at GlaxoSmithKline
Robert Tintner, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP
Leading the Troops: Considerations Before Starting Your Own Practice
Jeffrey Campolongo, The Law Office of Jeffrey Campolongo
James Elam, a partner at Elam & Scott, LLP
Laura Feldman, a partner at Feldman & Pinto
Stephanie Mensing, a partner at Wisniewski & Mensing, LLP
David Walker, The Law Office of David M. Walker LLC
Earning Your Stripes: The Nuts and Bolts of Networking
Kimberly Alford Rice, Principal, KLA Marketing Associates
Kim Jessum, of counsel at Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP
Scott Reid, a member at Cozen O'Connor
John Savoth, Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association and of counsel at Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
The cost of “Young Lawyer Bootcamp: Tactics, Tips and Tricks for Law Students and New Lawyers” is $10.00 and includes lunch and 1 drink ticket and hor d'oeuvres at the concluding networking happy hour. Click here to register now.