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Firsthand Accounts of Re-entry
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 8:30 am-10:30 am

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Many attorneys – both men and women – take a break from the legal profession to care for children, to pursue non-legal careers or business ventures, or for other reasons. Re-entering the legal world may be a daunting and frustrating process. This panel will include several attorneys who have successfully re-entered in various roles and venues, including an attorney who returned to large firm practice after being home for over 15 years, an attorney who now uses his legal skills as a government investigator after running a business abroad, and a non-profit executive who pursued a new path after being out of the paid workforce for several years. The panel will share strategies and resources for planning a successful re-entry.

Speakers:
CAROL FISHMAN COHEN , Co-founder, iRelaunch; Co-author, Back on the Career Track; CYNTHIA WELLS, Staff Attorney, Sidley Austin LLP; SUZANNE D. BROWN, Special Gifts Officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital; MICHAEL BURROS, Investigator, Whistleblower Statutes Affiliation, U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Sponsored by: Committee on Career Advancement and Management, Carroll Welch, Chair; Committee on Women in the Profession, Angela Rella, Chair

The fee is $15 for members; $25 for non-members.

 

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)