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Layoff Survival Skills for Lawyers

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

 

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*Please note: This program is free of charge.

Program Sponsors: New Lawyers Section and Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Keeping your head when all about you are losing theirs: Dealing with a Layoff

Moderators Gina Walcott, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers , and Chris Morrison, Hanify & King, P.C., will lead a four panel progam covering a full range of issues and options in the current economy.  This comprehensive program will provide insight for lawyers in all positions. For more information on the program and panelists, please visit http://www.bostonbar.org/cle/0809/programs/SurvivalSkills.pdf.

I.  Be prepared
Maris Abbene,
Boston College Law School , and Marni Goldstein Caputo, Harvard Law School , will provide their insight as career services professionals on how attorneys can be ready to “hit the ground running” on a job search.

II.  Be Connected
A panel of attorneys who have been through a lay-off will discuss how they reacted, recovered, and became re-employed.

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III.  Be Smart
A panel of experts discuss resources available to recently laid-off lawyers (i.e., LCL, BBA, unemployment benefits, Cobra, etc).

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IV.  Be Creative
A Panel of lawyers from "alternative career paths" and hiring partners from local firms will talk about how a JD can remain relevant even if you are not practicing law.

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Contact:

Anna Frank
afrank@bostonbar.org

 

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