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January 20, 2011

Young Lawyers Division to Present Improved YLD Bootcamp, Feb. 18

Boot Camp Law students and new attorneys will receive practical and fundamental knowledge on the intricacies of the legal profession at the second annual “YLD Bootcamp: Tactics, Tips and Tricks for Law Students and New Lawyers," presented by the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association on Feb. 18 from 12-5 p.m. at Bar Association headquarters, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor. Bar Association Chancellor Rudolph Garcia will deliver welcoming remarks. The cost is just $10; on-site registration will be accepted.

Last year's program was described as ""wonderful," "well-executed" and "interesting" and was used as a model for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Young Lawyer Bootcamp. The 2011 YLD Bootcamp will be even better, with more focused panels, lengthier breaks for concentrated networking, dedicated Q&A sessions, and a revamped concluding social event.

The four, streamlined sessions are:

Exploring the Road Less Traveled: Choosing Alternate Career Paths
Jennifer Coatsworth, Margolis Edelstein
Debra Aisenstein, James DeCrescenzo Court Reporting; Trial Technologies, Inc.; Digital Reporting Service, LLC
Justin Goldstein, Plaintiff Advisory Group
Sabrina Sacks Mann, President of Sacks Legal Search
Sara Woods, Executive Director of Philadelphia VIP

Honoring the Veterans: Advice from the Bench
YLD Chair Carolyn Chopko, Feldman Shepherd
Judge Daniel Andres, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division
Judge Lori Dumas Brooks, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Judge Charles Cunningham, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Judge Gary Glazer, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

Leading the Troops: Considerations Before Starting Your Own Solo Practice or Small Firm
Brielle Rey, Dechert LLP
Jeffrey Campolongo, The Law Office of Jeffrey Campolongo
Abbie Dufrayne, Petrelli Law, P.C. and Immediate-Past Chair of the Young Lawyers Division
Natalie Klyashtorny, Nochumson P.C.
David M. Walker, Law Office of David M. Walker LLC

Overcoming Enemy Lines: How to Thrive at Your First Job in a Down Economy
Ed Beitz, White and Williams LLP
Henry Noye, Principal, Tr3 Consulting Group
Molly Peckman, Dechert LLP
Elaine Petrossian, Assistant Dean, Villanova Law School
Bar Association Chancellor-Elect John E. Savoth, Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett and Bendesky

The concluding networking event will include a short informative session presented by Kimberly Alford Rice, Principal/Business Development Advisor, KLA Marketing Associates. Food and beverages will also be provided.

Register here. Help us promote the event!: Click here for a downloadable flyer.
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