for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002
A Program for Second Year
Wednesday, February 6,
Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002 will be offered
twice on February 6th, once for day students, and again for the
evening division. Professional
attire is required. Classes for the rest of the student body
will be canceled that day.
Your day will begin prior to 9:00 a.m. with registration. A continental
breakfast will be available after 8:30 a.m., so come early to get a
cup of coffee and grab a bagel. The day will conclude at 1 p.m.
Registration and dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Navreet Heneghan
via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by phone at 312-906-5203, if you
desire kosher or vegetarian meals. The program will conclude at 9 p.m.
Breakout Session Information:
Both the day and evening program will have two interactive breakout
sessions. Most breakout sessions are organized according to practice
sector (such as small and mid-sized firms, government, or public interest)
and what it is like to practice law in these environments. They are
not intended to address particular practice areas such as entertainment
law or patent law or job search strategies such as interviewing. Breakout
session assignments will be done on a first come, first serve basis.
If you do not receive your first choices for breakout sessions, sessions
were either already filled or else the session is not being offered
due to low registration numbers.
We are very
excited about the caliber of speakers who have graciously volunteered
their time to speak to students at Strategies for Excellence: Law as
a Profession 2002. This is a chance to meet and impress legal
employers from the Chicagoland area. Therefore, professional
attire is required. Keep your eyes on this section during
the next 2 months for a list of breakout session speakers, as well as,
keynote and distinguished speakers.
Student volunteers are needed the day of the program. 1Ls -
if you're interested in helping out with registration and other miscellaneous
duties & 2Ls/3Ls/4Ls - if you're interested in escorting
speakers to their rooms (Hint: great networking opportunity) please
Program Goals and Objectives
- To increase students' understanding of the expectations employers
have of new attorneys;
- To help students better understand the many factors beyond law
school critical to professional success;
- To emphasize the importance of civility and respect in the profession
and to encourage students to build successful relationships with adversaries
and colleagues from the beginning of their professional careers; and
- To inspire students to strive for professional excellence and outstanding
service to clients.
If you have questions about Strategies for
Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002, please e-mail email@example.com.