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Keystone Program: The Force of Focus, the Art of Advocacy: How the Words You Choose Can Change the World Judges (or Your Bigelows) See

Date: 
04.15.2013
Location: 
Room IV

Join Law School graduate and current Ph.D. student Patrick Barry, '12, for a lunch program on how to write a fact section for a brief.  Lunch will be provided.  Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

**This program qualifies for 10 Keystone Professionalism & Leadership Program points in the Written Communication category. 

Keystone Program: The Evaluation Process and Receiving Feedback

Date: 
05.06.2013
Location: 
Room V

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a program designed to prepare you for the evaluation and feedback process.  Our panelists will include: Ron Safer, Managing Partner at Schiff Hardin, Ann Cohen, Attorney Development and Recruiting Manager at Skadden, Rene de Vera, '08, Associate at Latham & Watkins, and Kristen Seeger, '02, Partner at Sidley Austin.  The pane

Keystone Program: Ensuring Summer Success, Part II: Building Business Relationships

Date: 
05.15.2013
Location: 
Room V

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a program that will focus on how young attorneys begin building a book of business both within and outside of the firm.  The program will include Theresa Jaffe of Theresa Jaffe Consulting (http://www.theresajaffe.com/narrative-bio.html), Matthew C.

Keystone Program: Ensuring Summer Success

Date: 
05.02.2013
Location: 
Room V

Join the Office of the Dean of Students, the Office of Career Services, and the D'Angelo Law Library for a program designed to get you ready to succeed this summer.  Our panelists will include a partner from Sidley, an associate from Paul Hastings, an administrative assistant from Jenner, and a reference librarian from Neal Gerber.  The panelists will address issues such as: working s

Sheli Z. Rosenberg, "I Wish I Had Known Then What I Know Now: What Every Woman Lawyer Should Know"

Date: 
04.02.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Room V

Sheli Z.Rosenberg, a member of Skadden’s Real Estate Group, joined the firm’s Chicago office in 2011. She has extensive, board-level corporate experience, in addition to her considerable knowledge of real estate law and the greater Chicago business community. She is listed as a leader in the real estate field in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Keystone Program: What I Wish I Had Known: Lessons from Recent Law School Graduates

Date: 
04.30.2013
Location: 
Room III

Join a panel of recent graduates as they discuss what they wish they had known when they were starting their careers.  What have they learned from their own mistakes and the mistakes of their fellow attorneys?  Featuring Cristina Covarrubias, ’11, of Winston & Strawn, Molly Lynch of Schiff Hardin, Donielle McCutcheon, ’09, of Sidley Austin, Carl Newman, ’12, The Domestic Violenc

Keystone Program: Intergenerational Differences in the Workplace

Date: 
04.19.2013
Location: 
Room IV

Experts anticipate that four generations are now working together in the workplace, and the legal workplace is no different.  Intergenerational differences, including differences in communication preferences and workstyles, can dramatically impact the workplace, leading to friction and misunderstandings.  Drop by to hear a short presentation by Jeffrey Parsons, a consultant with The E

Keystone Program: Perfecting Your Professional Image Business Dress Program

Date: 
04.15.2013
Location: 
Macy's Department Store, 111 N. State St., Chicago, IL

Need some tips on how to choose the right suits and outfits to wear to interviews and work that complete your professional persona? Student models will showcase the DOs and DON’Ts of office and interview attire during this program, while Macy's personal shoppers will explain what are the best choices for your body type and style.

Keystone Program: Microsoft Office Training

Date: 
04.07.2013
Location: 
Room V

This program earned rave reviews when we offered it in the past. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students and the D'Angelo Law Library, this Microsoft Office Training  is meant to address what students will see in practice – new attorneys are expected to be able to do anything computer-related because they are generally the youngest person on the team, yet are at the botto

Keystone Program: Second City Improv Communications Training Session

Date: 
04.05.2013
Location: 
Room V

The Office of the Dean of Students presents Second City Improv Communications Training, a Keystone Professionalism & Leadership Program.  On April 5th, join Second City's Director of Outreach & Diversity, Dionna Griffin-Irons for a 2.5 hour dose of improv, leadership tools, and creative communication strategies for your career and the courtroom.

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