New YLD Program: "Young Lawyer Bootcamp: Tactics, Tips and Tricks for Law Students and New Lawyers," Feb. 19
Law students and young lawyers will receive practical and fundamental knowledge on the intricacies of the legal profession from judges and experienced attorneys at "Young Lawyer Bootcamp: Tactics, Tips and Tricks for Law Students and New Lawyers", an inaugural program presented by the YLD on Feb. 19 from 12-5:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
In five distinct sessions, a variety of panelists will speak on case preparation, selecting a career path, fully benefiting from initial employment, considerations when starting a solo practice, and building networking skills. The program will conclude with a networking happy hour open to all attendees.
"YLD Bootcamp" features the following courses and presenters:
Entering Unknown Territory: Choosing a Career Path
Panelists: Judge Dan Anders of the Family Court Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas; Brandi Brice, and Assistant City Solicitor at the City of Philadelphia Law Department; Sophia Lee, Assistant Secretary of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a senior counsel at Sunoco, Inc.; and Kathleen Wilkinson, Secretary of the Philadelphia Bar Association and a partner at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP
Honoring the Veterans: Advice from the Bench
Accepting Your Mission: Get the Most Out of Your First Job
Panelists: Natalie D'Amora, an associate at Dilworth Paxon LLP; Lizabeth Macoretta, Executive Director at West Mt. Airy Neighbors; and Gina Sullivan of GlaxoSmithKline
Leading the Troop: Considerations Before Starting Your Own Practice
Panelists: Jeffrey Campolongo, The Law Office of Jeffrey Campolongo; James Elam, The Elam Law Firm; Laura Feldman, a partner at Feldman & Pinto; Stephanie Mensing, a partner at Wisniewski & Mensing, LLP; and David Walker, The Law Office of David M. Walker LLC
Earning Your Stripes: The Nuts and Bolts of Networking
Panelists: Kim Jessum, of counsel at Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP; May Mon Post, The Post Law Firm; Scott Reid, an associate at Cozen O'Connor; and John Savoth, Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association and of counsel at Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
The cost of the program is $10.00 and includes lunch and admission to the concluding networking happy hour. CLICK HERE to register. Stay tuned for information on additional panelists.