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2018 Educational Conference - Only 11 days left! - Register Now!

Thu, March 01, 2018 9:47 AM | Anonymous

The conference will feature informative sessions related to hot topics and best practices of interest to all members. It will also provide a great opportunity to mix and mingle with your recruiting, professional development, and career services colleagues!


Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Grand Hyatt Washington

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Approach Your Career with Confidence and Authenticity

  • Lindsey Cloud Mervis, KNP Communications
  • Alexa Polmer, KNP Communications


1:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Life Happens! The Impact of Personal Changes in your Professional World  

  • Emily Busse – Owner, District Legal Staffing
  • Melissa Grossman – Legal Recruiting Manager, WilmerHale
  • Traci Mundy Jenkins – Assistant Dean, Office of Career & Professional Development, American University Washington College of Law
  • Kay Nash – Chief Talent Officer, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Tacie Williams (Moderator) – Associate Recruitment Manager, Hogan Lovells LLP

It’s Good to Be the Client: Maximizing Your Influence Over Search Firms

  • Martha Ann Sisson, Esq.,  Garrison & Sisson
  • Justine Donahue, Esq.,  Garrison & Sisson

Can’t Always Get What You Want: Get What You Need (for Your Department or Career)

  • Vivian Wexler, Vantage Partners

Reinventing Your Career

  • Janie Piemonte – Recruiting and Program Manager, GMU Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Timm Whitney – Chief Legal Personnel Officer, Covington & Burling

Bringing Out Your Inner Entrepreneur

  • Jason Levin, Ready, Set, Launch
  • Lori Mihalich-Levin, Esq., Mindful Return and Dentons 

Book Club: Transform Your Professional Development

  • Jolie Blanchard – Firm Director of Lawyer Recruiting, Jones Day


3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

HOT TOPIC: Addressing the Elephant: How to Bring the Conversation about Gender, Harassment, and Work to your Attorneys

  • Rachael Bosch, Fringe PD
  • Sarah Stein Professional Development Manager, Crowell & Moring LLP


4:15 pm - 6:00 pm 

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