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2015 City Bar Summer Series

This annual series focuses on three exciting practice areas where lawyers and law students can find opportunities in 2015.  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 Financial Services Compliance

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Increased transparency has been a dominant trend in the financial services field for the past few years. The Dodd-Frank Act and the regulations subsequently adopted by the SEC and the CFTC have also resulted in a significant increase in the need for compliance specialists in the financial services industry. Financial services compliance professionals are tasked with ensuring compliance of regulatory requirements protecting the reputation of the company for which they work and leading their compliance and ethical initiatives. This panel will provide you with information on how to leverage your law degree and experience in the area of financial services compliance. Panelists and discussion leaders will share information about their day-to-day activities and the steps they took to become compliance specialists in the financial services field.

Careers in Real Estate

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This panel will explore the varied careers that attorneys can develop within real estate, including real estate investments, development, commercial leasing, and acquisitions. The panel includes real estate partners at law firms, solo practitioners, in-house practitioners, government attorneys, and former real estate attorneys who have transitioned to the business side.

Careers in Government

Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Government agencies hire attorneys at all levels, in an exceptionally wide range of practice areas. The pros of working in government include excellent training, substantial responsibility, and great benefits, not to mention working to support your own community. This panel will provide insights on a range of different agencies. Entry level as well as lateral hiring will be discussed.

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