Friday, February 20, 2009

Career Resources for Lawyers
and Law Students in a Down Economy

The New York City Bar Association presents:

Career Resources for Lawyers to Navigate the Current Economy: Finding a Job in a Down Economy (part 1 of 2)

Monday, March 9, 2009 6 PM – 8 PM

With the current state of the economy, many lawyers are looking for — or fear that they soon will be looking for — a new job. In this two-part panel series (for Part 2 see March 31) , attendees will gain valuable insight from executive recruiters, outplacement professionals and career coaches on current trends in the legal market, including who’s hiring and what skills are in demand, and receive practical tips about how to survive the financial crisis, from negotiating a severance package to transitioning into a new profession. Panelists for this program will discuss the current legal landscape, career-search resources and the job-search process.

Moderator: CONNIE VASQUEZ, Mazur Carp Rubin & Schulman PC

Panelists: DIANE COSTIGAN, Executive Coach & Consultant, Firm Leader Inc.; SHARON MAHN, Managing Director, Major, Lindsay & Africa; ZELDA OWENS, Managing Director, HireCounsel; MARCIA SHANNON, Principal, Shannon & Manch, LLP

Registration is necessary. The fee for each program is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Please register online here (click on the "Register for this Event" button).

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