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Broaden Your Horizon: An Examination of Alternative Legal Careers

You are invited to attend a webinar presented by JAMS and the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA), titled "Broaden Your Horizon: An Examination of Alternative Legal Careers." The legal field offers many jobs and career opportunities encompassing a wide range of skills, experience, and interests. We all share the goal of increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups who enter into the law, but growth and success within the profession are equally important. Integral to growth is the awareness of all the various roles available to help you thrive and maintain an interest in your career.
 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
6:00 PM EDT
  
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This webinar is designed to give you a broader view of the various legal roles to explore anywhere along the road in your career as a lawyer. Hear perspectives from an experienced neutral/retired judge, in-house lawyer, outside counsel and a state attorney about the possibility of expanding your career to a different and challenging role. We will discuss:

  • How to become a Mediator and Arbitrator
  • The role of an In-House Lawyer versus law firm counsel
  • What skills should I develop in order to pursue a political career?
  • The importance of diversifying all alternative legal positions
  • The need to broaden the bench for a deeper perspective
  • What are some of the distinct challenges that affect diverse lawyers changing roles? 
Featured Speakers:
 
  • Eron Hackshaw, Esq., Assistant Director for Government and Public Interest Careers
  • Kim M. Keenan, Esq., Neutral, JAM
  • Masai-Maliek King, Second Assistant District Attorney, Suffolk County District Attorney's Office
  • Hon. Gregory M. Sleet (Ret.), Neutral, JAMS
  • Damian Wilmot, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Vertex Pharmaceutical Incorporated 


We hope you can join us for a fantastic discussion!





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