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Firsthand Accounts of Re-entry into the Legal Profession

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

City Bar Member Price: $15.00
Non Member Price: $25.00

Many attorneys both men and women take a break from the legal profession to care for children, to pursue non-legal careers or business ventures, or other reasons. Re-entering the legal world can be a daunting and frustrating process. This panel will include several attorneys who have successfully re-entered the legal profession in various roles and venues. They will share stories of their own successes and challenges, and will offer strategies and resources for planning a successful re-entry.

Moderator: CAROL FISHMAN COHEN, Co-founder, iRelaunch, Co-author, Back on the Career Track

Speakers: NOREEN WEISS ADLER, Barton LLP and Founder, Themis Legal Network; ALISON BIRD, Turinas & Bird LLC; JEANNETTE ROSSOFF, Deputy General Counsel, New York eHealth Collaborative; CHERYL B. SCHACHT, Litigation Counsel, RBS Legal, Americas; ROSEMARY SPANO, Associate General Counsel, Macmillan

Sponsored by: Committee on Career Advancement and Management, Courtney Fitzgibbons, Chair; Committee on Women in the Profession, Lori Pines, Chair



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