News & Events

Facing the Future: Retirement Roundtable for Law Firms

Today is the second session in this Bar Association of San Francisco program designed to help law firms plan for and manage senior partner retirement and succession.

Center for Legal Inclusiveness Summit

I will be speaking at the Center for Legal Inclusiveness Summit in Denver on May, 2018. The topic will be “Innovations in Mentoring that Foster Diversity & Inclusion.”

Featured in Modern Legal Practice

I am delighted to be featured and interviewed as an Editorial Board Member in the April 2018 issue of Modern Legal Practice, a journal published by Globe Law and Business.

NALP Annual Education Conference

The 2018 NALP Annual Education Conference will take place April 24-27 in Hollywood, FL. I will speak on April 26 about “Mentoring for D&I: New Models, New Approaches, New Success.”

Law Without Walls ConPosium

I’m excited to be going to the 2018 Law Without Walls ConPosium at the University of Miami Law School! I’m a mentor to one of the student teams again this year, and each year the student projects seem to be more amazing than the year before. My team this year is terrific and the whole event will be fantastic.

NAWL Book Club

I’m delighted that the National Association of Women Lawyers’ April Book Club will feature “The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition.” I’ll be in discussion with past NAWL president Lisa B. Horowitz. Register here.

National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference

Please join me at the National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference at the University of South Carolina Law School April 12-14, 2018. I’ll present on April 13 on “Mentoring for Diversity & Inclusiveness.”

Facing the Future: Retirement Roundtable for Law Firms

I am conducting a 4-part Roundtable series sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco to help law firms plan for and manage senior partner retirement and succession. The first Roundtable occurred on April 4 and subsequent sessions will build on the ones before. The other sessions will take place on May 11, June 6 and July 25. If you are interested in participating in the remaining sessions, contact me.  More information and registration details can be found here.

Peer Resources Bulletin features The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition

My new book, The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition, was featured in the March 19, 2018 issue of Peer Resources Bulletin. Delighted that they called the book “fabulous.”

Bay Area retirement: Boomers struggle with when to go

Reporter Mark Calvey featured me in an article he wrote about how professional firms are having trouble dealing with the important issue of retiring partners.

Business Development: Expanding Your Opportunities Through Mentoring Relationships

Please join me for a telephone conference sponsored by the Consumer Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyers and Young Advocates Committees of the ABA Litigation Section. We will discuss why and how young lawyers should seek out appropriate mentors who can help guide them in generating business, and how more experienced attorneys can effectively mentor junior attorneys in this critical area of practice. Register here.

Professional Development Institute

Burt Lipshie will interview me about my forthcoming book, The Lawyers’ Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition, at the Professional Development Institute in Washington, DC.

Alabama Study Tour

Excited to be going on a Civil Rights Study Trip to Alabama with the Board and professional staff of Facing History and Ourselves, a great organization of critical importance in our modern world.

Why you need mentors and sponsors: Interview

Sara Holtz, an expert who has taught and coached countless successful women rainmakers and leaders about business development, now hosts a podcast series called “Advice to My Younger Self.” Sara interviewed me for one of these podcasts. You can listen here to our discussion about “Why you need mentors and sponsors.”

Mentoring e-Learning

Law Firm Elearning has produced a series of short online learning modules about mentoring for its QuickCustom Skill Burst series. I am an advisor to the company and pleased with the quality of these modules for basic introductory learning about mentoring.

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