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Getting Back in the Game: How to Restart Your Career in a Down Economy
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Affected by the current financial crisis, many lawyers are finding themselves looking for employment. This program is designed to assist job-seeking attorneys in learning how best to market themselves whether they are looking to go to a firm, start their own practice or are considering an alternative legal career.

9:45 AM - Welcome by Patricia M. Hynes, President, New York City Bar

10:00 AM - Breaking Back into a Large Law Firm: How to Make Your Way Back into a Top Law Firm

BRIAN DALTON, Managing Editor, Vault.com and Editor Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms

DAVID LAT, Founding Editor, AboveTheLaw.com; T.J. DUANE, Principal, Lateral Link; HELEN LONG, Director Legal Recruiting at Ropes & Gray LLP; JOHN J. CANNON III, Hiring Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP

11:30 AM - Casting a Wider Net: The Rise of the Small to Mid-Sized Law Firm

ALLA ROYTBERG, Solo Practitioner; Director, City Bar Small Law Firm Center

PAUL LIPPE, CEO, Legal On-Ramp; CORIN LINDSLEY, Managing Director, Major Lindsey & Africa; RON GEFFNER, Sadis & Goldberg

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch

1:45 PM—Alternative Legal Careers: Exploring the Range of Options With Your JD

MAUREEN REID, Maureen M. Reid, LLC

TANYA GILL, DLA Piper; HILLARY MANTIS, Career Coach, Author, Alternative Careers for Lawyers and Jobs For Lawyers: Effective Techniques for Getting Hired in Today’s Legal Marketplace; LISA SOLOMON, Founder, Legal Research & Writing Pro and Lisa Solomon, Esq. Legal Research & Writing; CAROLINE CENIZA-LEVINE, Career Advice Columnist Vault.com and Partner of SixFigureStart.com.

3:15 PM—Start Up LLP: Creating Your Own Law Firm

OLIVERA MEDENICA, Chair, Small Law Firms Committee

JEREMY SALAND, Crotty & Saland; CAROLYN ELEFANT, Author, Solo By Choice, myshingle.com; ALLA ROYTBERG, Solo Practitioner; Director, City Bar Small Law Firm Center

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Registration is necessary. The fee, which includes lunch, is $30 for members, $50 for non-members.