From Lawyer to Leader (10/17/23)

No matter your experience level or practice sector, there are unwritten expectations in progressing from a newer lawyer to a mid-level manager and ultimately to a firm or company leader.  All of these stages are important to your developing career. Our leadership experts will cover how to identify and overcome challenges to  position yourself for the legal career you want.  


John Mitchell, JD/MBA, Leadership Coach at KM Advisors; Chair of the CBA Leadership Institute and Core Faculty for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams, President of Legal Talent Advisors, LLC; Executive Director of the Young Partners Accelerator for senior associates and newly promoted partners

Marissa Downs, Partner, Laurie & Brennan, LLP
Andrew Gilbert, Partner, Croke Fairchild Duarte & Beres
Elizabeth Lopez, Senior Managing Counsel, United Airlines
Marlon Lutfiyya, Director of Talent and Diversity, Neal Gerber Eisenberg

Kathy Morris, Founder of Under Advisement, Ltd.; Featured Career Counselor, CBA Career Advancement Program and Member Leader Emerita, Forbes Coaches Council

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From Lawyer to Leader Recorded (10/17/23)
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From Lawyer to Leader (live webcast, 1.00 IL MCLE Credit)
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
From Lawyer to Leader (on demand webcast, 1.00 IL MCLE Credit)
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 1.00 CLE credits available  |  Certificate available