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Public Service for Senior Lawyers: How to Find and Make the Most of These Opportunities
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

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Many lawyers well into their careers or in retirement seek to utilize their talents in public service, but how do you find the right fit? What’s involved in the work and what support will you receive? Are there opportunities for limited compensation? A number of groups seeking experienced lawyers for pro bono or public service involvement will meet with interested lawyers after the program.

Moderator: JOHN D. FEERICK, former Dean, Fordham Law School; Founder, Feerick Center for Social Justice; Co-Chair, Attorney Emeritus Program Advisory Council

Speakers: JEAN BERMAN, Senior Executive Advisor and former Executive Director, International Senior Lawyers Project; MARY BLEIBERG, President, ReServe; LISA PETERSON, Member, City Bar Public Service Network Committee; STEVEN ROSENFELD, Former President and Current Volunteer, The Legal Aid Society; Of Counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; FERN SCHAIR, Co-Chair, Attorney Emeritus Program Advisory Council; Advisory Board Chair, Feerick Center for Social Justice

Sponsored by: Public Service Network Committee, Beatrice S. Frank, Chair; Committee on Senior Lawyers, Jerome R. Rosenberg, Chair; Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee, Stacey O'Haire Fahey, Chair

Co-sponsored by: Feerick Center for Social Justice; The Legal Aid Society


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