PALS Retreat For New Attorneys of Color: Register Today!

March 3, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Akin Gump
115 W 42nd St
New York, NY 10036

PALS Retreat For New Attorneys of Color: Register Today!

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Cordially Invites You To Our 
Retreat For New Attorneys Of Color
Join us For a Full-Day Intensive Legal Professional Development Workshop to Assist New Attorneys of Color Thrive in Their First and Second Year of Practice. 

Participants Will Hear From Experienced Attorneys About Thriving in Law Firms and Other Professional Legal Environments. Interactive Workshops Include:

  • Transitioning from Law School to Professional Practice
  • Professional Legal Writing 
  • Creating a Quality Work Product
  • Practical Legal Skills Training: Corporate Drafting
  • Practical Legal Skills Training: Litigation Skills
  • New Attorney Toolkit
  • Tips for Success: A Panel Featuring Law Firm Associates
**CLE Accreditation being sought for portions of this program
Sponsored By:
Akin Gump
115 W 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
Friday, March 3, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Full Agenda

Facilitators and Panelists Include:

Tanya N. Blocker
Senior Counsel, Labor & Employment, New York City Law Department
Sheila S. Boston
Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Cassye Cole
Associate, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Joseph M. Drayton
Partner, Cooley LLP, PALS Board Member
Carolyn Mattus
Associate, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Tiffany Meriweather
Assistant General Counsel, CBS, PALS Chairperson
Kiisha Morrow
Head of Diversity, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Ackneil M. (Trey) Muldrow, III
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Dianne Rosky
Founder & Principal, Rosky Legal Education
Rachel V. Simmonds-Watson
Diversity Manager, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Lucas Torres
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Demetrius Warrick

Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Additional Panelists To Be Announced
Register Today
Registration will close on March 1, 2017  

This workshop has limited space
No-shows and cancellations are highly discouraged 

Please be considerate when registering

PALS Mission Statement:
PALS is dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of minority law students and early career attorneys. PALS does this by offering customized mentoring, educational and professional development opportunities. PALS provides resources to augment the law school and employer training of, respectively, minority law students and beginning lawyers, and will continue to offer its services free of charge. PALS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization 
Providing Mentoring, Career and Skills Development for Minorities in the
Legal Profession Since 1984