Women in Charge: Rising to the Top of the Legal Profession
Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
Do you want to be an attorney in charge? Join our panel of extremely talented and driven female managing partners from around the country for a discussion and examination of how one can reach the top at their law firms.
During this program, you will learn specific strategies on how attorneys can position themselves to become invaluable assets to their firms. Based on their real life experiences, our speakers will discuss approaches you can take to better position yourself in your own career.
Topics will include:
- Establishing and cultivating peer relationships in your own firm
- Best practices for creating and maintaining invaluable client interactions and relationships
- Advocating for firm policies that can help all lawyers, including:
- Origination credit programs
- Family caregiver and responsibility initiatives
- Billing alternatives
Lisa Borsook, Executive Partner, WeirFoulds, Toronto, Ontario Canada
Madeline Cahill-Boley, Chair of the Executive Committee, Sullivan Hill, San Diego, CA
Mary Cranston, Chair, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, Retired Senior Partner, Pillsbury, San Francisco, CA
Anastasia Kelly, Co-Managing Partner (Americas), DLA Piper, Washington, DC
Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson, Akin Gump, New York, NY
Susan Levy, Managing Partner, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL
Kellye Moore, Managing Partner, Walker, Hulbert, Gray & Moore, Perry, GA
Rachel Zahorsky, (Moderator), Legal Affairs Writer, ABA Journal, Chicago, IL
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