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2020 City Bar Summer Series
This annual series features three webinars where lawyers and law students can learn about critical practice areas in 2020. Each webinar will consist of a 45-minute panel presentation, followed by group discussions led by our panelists, giving you the opportunity to ask questions and gain significant insight into these exciting practice areas. View the brochure.
This series is free to City Bar members, students and alumni of the sponsoring law schools, and $30 for non-members.
As the coronavirus outbreak has shut down much of the economy, an uptick in bankruptcy filings is expected from large corporations, small businesses, and individuals. As a result, the legal industry is likely to experience an increased demand for bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys. Bankruptcy is a diverse practice area which touches upon many other areas of law in both litigation and transactional practice, making it accessible to attorneys with or without bankruptcy experience. Distinguished panelists will discuss their careers in bankruptcy law and offer tips on how you too can break into the field.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Health care law is a constantly changing field and now more than ever is at the forefront of the profession. 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 trends 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 and make themselves more marketable to potential employers.
Tuesday, August 4, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Labor and employment law encompasses a wide variety of topics, including pay and benefits, harassment and discrimination, whistleblower protections, and health and safety. The practice of labor and employment can vary, from advising businesses on how to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to helping protect workers when their rights are being violated. At this program, panelists will discuss what practicing labor and employment law involves, the differing career paths available, and the areas of growing opportunities.