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Fast Track Your Legal Career for 2014 By Building Your Game Plan for a Network of Powerful Relationships

Monday, March 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

City Bar Law Student Member Price: $5.00
City Bar Member Price: $10.00
Non Member Price: $15.00

The Committees on Minorities in the Profession and Women in the Profession will present a hands-on interactive career seminar on how to strategically self-manage your legal career by building a game plan for a network of powerful relationships to achieve your specific career goals in 2014. Vera Sullivan, a career counselor to the legal industry with over 30 years of experience in career counseling and the author of From Wishing to Reality: How to use The HourGlass PrincipleTM To Define Your Career Goals* will present the exercises.
Members of the committee will serve as group team discussion leaders, using exercises including:

  • What are my specific professional goals for 2014.
  • How to identify, reach out and speak to contacts in a wide variety of organizations
  • What action steps do I need to take to move toward my networking goal in order to achieve my career goal?
  • What is my networking game plan for 2014?

The take-away: Participants will leave with a clarified and defined career goal, specific networking action steps identified to reach that career goal, and techniques that can be used to self-manage their careers.

Speaker: Vera Sullivan, MA, President and Founder, Diversityforce LLC

Group Breakout Leaders:
Rakhi Bahadkar, Director, Legal and Compliance at Morgan Stanley; Ellen Hu, Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell;
Kaylin Whittingham, Staff Counsel, Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department.

Sponsored by Minorities In The Profession Committee, Jeanine Conley, Chair and
Women In The Profession Committee, Lori L. Pines, Chair

*Books may be purchased at this event for the special price of $10.



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