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Break from the Law: A City Bar Initiative for Practicing and Re-entering Lawyers Program Series
Dusting off the Blue Suit: Getting Ready for the Interview & More

Thursday, December 4, 2008 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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This program will focus on helping practicing and reentering lawyers fine tune their interviewing techniques. Panelists also will discuss how lawyer candidates can best present themselves during the interview process, including how to handle difficult questions about issues such gaps in one’s resume and commitment to the profession. In addition, panelists will discuss how candidates can maximize the information they elicit from employers with whom they are interviewing. Finally, our expert panelists will discuss what should happen after the interview, once candidates receive offers—that is, how to systematically assess offers received, and how to negotiate with employers regarding issues, such as, schedule, seniority, title, salary, etc.

Stephanie L. Jones
Vice President & General Counsel, WEA Enterprises, Inc.

Sarah Grayson
On-Ramps Services, LLC, Partner

Kate Neville
Neville Career Consulting, LLC

Sponsored by the Committee on Career Advancement and Management, Tanya Gill, Chair and the Committee on Women in the Profession, Brande Stellings, Chair.

The fee is $15 for New York City Bar members; $25 for non-members.