BootCamp 2020: Basic Training for Lawyers

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Thank you for joining BootCamp: Basic Training for Lawyers. The program will consist of four sessions to give you the skills you need to compete in today's challenging market successfully.

Since we cannot be together in-person for this year’s BootCamp, please use this page as a source for materials to reference during the program.

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Agenda

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM | INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

Laura Bicks, Committee Chair, Career Advancement and Management

Sheila S. Boston, President, New York City Bar Association

8:45 AM - 9:45 AM | KEYNOTE — DISCOVERING AND DEFINING YOUR PROFESSIONAL PERSONA

Toni Jaeger-Fine, Assistant Dean, Fordham Law School

9:55 AM - 10:55 AM | JOB SEARCH: FINDING YOUR FIRST JOB IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Moderator:

Brian Farkas, Arent Fox LLP

Panelists:

Ruth Chung, Owner at The Law Office of Ruth Chung, Esq., City University of New York School of Law, 2016;

Cedric Cooper, Staff Attorney at NYC Administration for Children's Services, New England Law | Boston, 2015;

Denisse Mira, Associate Sr. Compliance Officer Global Financial Crimes Compliance, J.P. Morgan, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2017;

Thomas Rizzuti, Assistant Corporation Counsel at New York City Law Department, City University of New York School of Law, 2016

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL BRAND IN A VIRTUAL LANDSCAPE

Paula T. Edgar, Esq., Inclusion Strategy Solutions LLC

12:05 PM - 1:05 PM | MINDFULNESS AND UNCERTAINTY

Leonard Simmons, Mental Hygiene Legal Service

1:05 PM - 1:15 PM | CLOSING REMARKS

 

Upcoming Programs

For information on our other upcoming New Lawyer Institute programs that are free to City Bar members, students and alumni of the sponsoring law schools, please visit www.nycbar.org/nli.

To view all upcoming City Bar programs, please visit the calendar section of our website. Many of these programs are free or discounted to members.

 

City Bar Membership

If you are not already a City Bar member, now is your opportunity to join a diverse network of over 24,000 colleagues. By becoming a member today, you help to shape the future of the profession as a critical link in one of its most influential organizations. Click here to join today and take advantage of everything City Bar membership has to offer.

We’re giving a special membership offer to all BootCamp 2020 attendees who join: 

  • JD Students: Pay just $20 for Annual Law Student Membership (a 20% savings)
  • LL.M. Students: Pay just $40 for Annual Law Student Membership (a 20% savings)
  • Recent Graduates: Pay just $60 for Annual Law Student Membership (a 50% savings)
  • Attorneys: One-time admission fee waived plus 20% off your first semi-annual dues payment!

Become a member of the New York City Bar Association today.

 

Program Evaluation

Thank you again for joining BootCamp. Your feedback is important to us for planning future programs. Please fill out this short survey by Thursday, November 12, 2020.