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August 5The Coronavirus pandemic has had devastating impacts on economies across the globe leading to an uptick in bankruptcy filings and restructurings 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 and restructuring law and offer tips on how you too can break into the field.
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Students or Alumni of Sponsoring Schools: Free
*All attendees will receive an email confirmation including a zoom invite two hours prior to the program with details of how to access the webinar.
July 19Please join us for a one-of-a-kind event featuring Foley & Lardner attorneys Byron McLain, Joanne Molinaro, Von Bryant, and Jessica Gonzalez. In addition to hearing the panelists speak about their careers and advice to law students during a 45 minute panel, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the respective panelists, and other Foley lawyers, in breakout sessions. And, you can get to know our panelists right now by listening to their episode of Foley’s The Path & The Practice Podcast. More details will be shared closer to the date of the event.
When: July 19, 2021
Time: 6:00pm EST
December 15The Career Planning and Professionalism (CP&P) office is working overtime to make sure the Law School’s first fully-virtual OCI program is a seamless experience for both students and potential employers.
Robert and Jane Toll Foundation makes $50 million gift to expand Toll Public Interest Scholars and Fellows Program launching hundreds of students into public interest legal careers
December 7Given the prevalence of social media–Facebook now boasts more than 1.7 billion users worldwide, with 293,000 status updates posted each minute–wannabe lawyers are being scrutinized through the unforgiving lens of social networking.
October 21As a new junior associate time management is learned over time and with plenty of practice. It’s important to remember that you aren’t alone in learning how to manage a new job and new working relationships.
Networks are living entities that are cultivated from our first professional moments. From when we start working to social interactions as students or young professionals people won’t always remember what you said or did but they will remember how you made them feel.
December 16Chico Colvard–documentary filmmaker, film series curator, and lapsed lawyer–explains how he puts skills acquired during his legal training to work in the documentary world.