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BootCamp: Basic Training for Lawyers

BootCamp: Basic Training for Lawyers

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available. Please call Customer relations at 212 382 6663 for assistance.

Format: Hybrid - select preference below*

Program Fee:
Students or Alumni of Sponsoring Law Schools: Free
Members: $29 | Non-members: $99

This program provides recent law graduates and current law school students with critical career planning information and skill-building. During these challenging times, it’s essential to learn ways to differentiate yourself and strengthen your skills. Whether you are seeking a job at a large or small firm, government, or public interest organization, starting your own firm, or not sure what your next step should be, these sessions will provide information that will help you achieve success.

BootCamp 2023 Brochure
 - contains the program agenda, list of speakers, and more!

Opening Keynote - 
Jordana A. ConfinoAssistant Dean of Professionalism & Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School; Founder, JC Coaching & Consulting

Closing Keynote - Jon Krop, Founder & CEO, Flourish

Welcome by: 

Michele Cerezo-Natal, Chair, New York City Bar Board of Directors

Brian Farkas,
Arent Fox Schiff LLP; Co-Chair, New Lawyer Institute Committee; Member, New York City Bar Board of Directors
Robye Margolius, 
Arnold & Porter; Chair, Career Advancement and Management Committee
Mariam Chubinidze, Greenwood Hanlon Kendrick Ltd., (Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University 2020)
Emily Marshall Grigas, Haug Partners Litigation Group, (New York Law School 2021)
Perri Birnbach, Greiner Consulting
Rachael N. Clark, Privacy Counsel, Peloton Interactive, Inc. (via MLA); Founder, Queens of Hearts Global
Rikki Davidoff, Assistant Borough Chief, New York City Law Department
Courtney Fitzgibbons, Senior Consultant, Beard Strategies
Jonathan Salvador, Professional Development and Training, Shearman & Sterling LLP
Krista Gay, Perkins Coie LLP (Brooklyn Law School 2019)

Sponsoring Association Committees:

Career Advancement & Management, Robye Margolius, Chair
New Lawyer Institute
, Brian D. Farkas, Chair
Law Student Perspectives
, Jesse Kearney, Chair

Thank you to our sponsoring law schools:

Albany Law
Brooklyn Law School
Columbia Law
Drexel Law
Duke Law School
New York Law School
Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law
Quinnipiac Law
Seton Hall
St Johns Law School
To become a sponsoring law school, please contact Melissa De Angelis at


Students and Alumni from sponsoring law schools: To ensure your free registration, update the 'law school' section under Manage My Account prior to registering, or register with your law school email address. For questions or to register, please sign in or call (212) 382-6663.

Please Note: This event will be in-person with an available webcast of the panel presentation. Select your preference for in-person or virtual attendance before completing your registration below. Virtual attendees will receive a final confirmation containing the Zoom link and Access Code to join the event 2 hours prior to the start of the event.

42 W 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

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