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Thursday, Sep. 10, 2009
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National Conference for the Minority Lawyer

MBA to co-sponsor conference Sept. 24 - Sept. 25 at the Hotel Sofitel in Philadelphia, Penn.

The MBA is proud to co-sponsor the National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, along with the ABA's Business Law Section, Section of Litigation and the Commission on Ethnic and Racial Diversity in the Profession Thursday, Sept, 24 - Friday, Sept. 25 at the Hotel Sofitel, 120 S. 17th St., Philadelphia, Penn.

Meet and network with lawyers from diverse backgrounds and practice settings to improve your legal skills and learn how to manage professional challenges unique to minority lawyers. You will hear from nationally recognized speakers, enjoy two complimentary lunches, attend the networking reception and participate in interactive workshops. Conference highlights include:

  • 2009 Employment Law Challenges;
  • Career Paths in the Bankruptcy Field;
  • Transactional Skills for a Changing Environment;
  • Private Dispute Resolution: What Makes it Work?;
  • The Educational Pipeline and "Call to Action;" and
  • Hot Topics in Discovery.
Click here to view the conference brochure.

Registration information:
For registration information contact Toyin Alaka at (312) 988-5562 or via e-mail. Click here for a printable application. Click here to register online.

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