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Melding Public Interest and Firm Culture: Achieving Success at Your Externship and Back at Your Firm
Thursday, December 17, 2009 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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ONLY Deferred Associates will be allowed to attend.

The Deferred Associate Law Extern Project was devised in response to the growing pool of law school graduates who have been deferred for up to a year from a private law firm and have chosen to work in public interest law in New York City. Panelists will share their experiences working on pro bono efforts at their firms and offer advice on the skills that their firms would like the deferred externs to obtain from pro bono work over the course of the deferral period.

Zakiyyah T. Salim-Williams, Project Director, Deferred Associate Law Extern Support Project

Miriam Buhl, Pro Bono Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Kevin J. Curnin, Partner and Public Service Project Director, Stroock & Stroock LLP
Rene A. Kathawala, Pro Bono Counsel, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Saralyn M. Cohen, Pro Bono Counsel & Director of Pro Bono, Shearman & Sterling LLP

Pizza and Beer will be served. The NYC Bar gratefully acknowledges the support of the New York Community Trust for this Project. For more information on the Project, contact Zakiyyah Salim-Williams, Project Director, at zswilliams@nycbar.org or (212) 382-6689.