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2017 City Bar Summer Series
This annual series focuses on three exciting practice areas where lawyers and law students can find opportunities in 2017. Each program will consist of a one-hour presentation followed by small group discussions led by our panel members and other attorneys, giving you the unique opportunity to ask questions and gain significant insight into these exciting practice areas. View the Brochure.
This series is FREE to students and alumni of sponsoring law schools;
$15 for City Bar Members; $30 for Non-Members
Careers in Health Care Law
Health care law is a constantly changing field. Attorneys who specialize in this area of work have a variety of roles and their work spans many industries. The program includes panelists with exceptionally diverse backgrounds who will provide an overview of the field and discuss the emerging trend in health care law. Panelists will offer descriptions of their personal career path in health care as well as specific suggestions of practical steps that law students and lawyers can take to break into the field of health care law and make themselves more marketable to potential employers.
Careers in Compliance
Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Over the past few years, increased transparency has been a dominant trend in several industries, including higher education; health care; and financial services fields. The demand for increased transparency both by the government and special interest groups has required companies to scrutinize their current practices and implement policies and procedures that promote an ethical environment. Compliance professionals within these industries are tasked with leading their respective company's compliance and ethics initiatives. This panel will provide you with information on how to leverage your law degree and experience in the growing field of compliance.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cybersecurity and data privacy have become an emerging career option. Unanticipated a generation ago, today any organization, including governmental agencies, that require data to operate - in other words, just about any organization - requires expertise on cybersecurity and data privacy law. The program includes panelists who have built careers within the privacy and cybersecurity areas. Panelists will discuss how they got started in these areas as well as what they recommend as potential career paths that law students and lawyers can take to enter this escalating practice area.