2017 Career Conferences

IMG_3503PracticePro Career Conferences provide training for law students and law firm summer associates to learn the soft skills necessary to start their legal career on the right foot.  The Conferences are followed by our Diversity Receptions to welcome the new class of Diversity Scholars and provide ample networking opportunities for our law student attendees.

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SCHEDULE

Houston, TX Friday, March 3, 2017

Haynes and Boone LLP, 1221 McKinney St #2100, Houston, TX 77010

Washington, DC March 17, 2017

WilmerHale,  1875 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

San Francisco, CA Friday, March 31, 2017

Latham & Watkins LLP, 505 Montgomery St #2000, San Francisco, CA 94111

Chicago, IL Thursday, June 22, 2017

Jenner & Block, 353 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654

8:30 am                                Breakfast & Registration
9 am – 12 pm                     Career Conference
12 pm – 1:30 pm               Networking Lunch & Interviewing Workshop
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm          Career Conference Cont.
5:30 – 7:30 pm                  Diversity Reception & Scholarship Fundraiser

In this full-day conference, you will learn:

  • Operations and economics of law firms and organizations
  • How summer programs work, including the evaluation process
  • Practical tools on how to excel in your assignments and exceed expectations
  • How to maximize the opportunities presented in firm social events
  • How to stand out in interviews
  • How to create a career development plan, including identifying and building on your strengths
  • Effective methods and habits for developing your brand internally
  • How to build your professional brand within your firm, the legal profession, and your community
  • Client expectations and introduction to business development
  • How to develop a fulfilling and sustaining legal career

 

Networking Reception

Join us for appetizers and drinks, network with our law firm sponsors and other local attorneys and law students, and help us celebrate diversity and inclusion (yes, everyone is invited!) in the legal profession.

 

TUITION & PRICING

Conference

Tuition – $ 450 (includes evening reception)

For early-bird registration and special discounts, click on the conference city (inside Schedule Table) above.

Diversity Reception

Admission is complimentary for all conference attendees.  If you are only interested in attending the evening Diversity Reception, click on the city below.

Houston

San Francisco

Washington DC

Chicago

INSTRUCTORS AND SPEAKERS

Click on the city names (inside the Schedule Table) for the list of speakers.

Consulting & Coaching

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New Attorney Basics: The Junior Litigation Associate
Case Management 101
Electronic Discovery
The Junior Litigator at Trial
Career Conference
 
Letters are NOT case sensitive
Our mission is to improve the legal profession by training lawyers who are better prepared for the real practice of law. Better prepared, balanced, and happy lawyers are more successful and can affect positive change in the legal profession.