Daily Educational Programming Schedule – By Area Of Law

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Showing Programs In The Following: Women in the Profession Track

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
9:30AM - 10:45AM

Cultivating Resiliency: Time to Thrive, Developing the Leader Within You and Overcoming Obstacles

Solo and Small-Firm, Well-Being, Women in the Profession Track (Signature)

The challenges of the past several years have been extremely difficult. There have been challenges for business, personal well-being and family life. You need a toolkit to keep your eye on the prize and continue to lead your practice and business through these challenging times. Experienced attorneys will share tips to cultivate resiliency in your business and life, including the value of having a vision statement; how to build a network of mentors and people to reach out when you need help; the value of investing in yourself, and why it helps to have a long-term plan with objectives and values you hope to achieve. Attendees will walk away from the session with strategies and inspiration to help their practice be in a better position to weather the next storm.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.5 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 practice management credits
PA CLE: 1.0 substantive credit pending
New Jersey New Admit: 1.5 law office management credits

Moderator/Speaker:
Lori Ann Buza, Esq., KSBranigan Law, PC
  
Speakers:
Andrew Smith Esq., Andrew Smith Law Group LLC
Natalya G. Johnson, Esq., Johnson & Johnson
John E. Keefe, Jr., Esq., Keefe Law Firm, NJSBA Past President
Karol Corbin Walker, Esq., Kaufman Dolowich, NJSBA Past President

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
1:30PM - 3:00PM

The Value of Psychological Support Services for Law Professionals and Family Members

Well-Being, Women in the Profession Track (Studio 3)

In order to be an effective attorney, professionals know the value of having a team of people to support the practice. There might be paralegals, investigators, accountants, assistants and others to ensure all aspects of a practice are attended to. Addressing the mental health needs of the legal community are also critically important for everyone who works in the field, the clients they serve and the justice system. Find out how adding psychological support to your life and practice can help you serve clients more effectively.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 practice management credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Charles Nechtem, Charles Nechtem Associates
  
Speakers:
Assemblywoman Claire Swift, Esq., Swift Law Firm LLC

THURSDAY, MAY 16
10:30AM - 12:00PM

Defining your Legal Legacy: Purpose-Driven Paths in the Law

Well-Being, Women in the Profession Track (Tides)

What does it mean to leave a lasting mark on the world through the practice of law? Defining one's legal legacy goes beyond mere technical proficiency. It demands an understanding of purpose and a deliberate and strategic approach to career advancement. This seminar presents an opportunity for legal professionals at different stages of their careers to explore the deeper dimensions of their work and chart purposeful paths toward enduring impact. You will hear from accomplished practitioners who have forged purpose driven careers across various legal specialties, from public interest law to corporate governance. They will share their experiences and advice on how to clarify personal values and aspirations within the legal profession. They will discuss strategic career planning and goal setting, emphasizing the alignment of professional goals with personal values and societal impact. This is an opportunity to gain invaluable insights and practical guidance for navigating the complexities of the modern legal profession with purpose, integrity, and impact.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Jeralyn L. Lawrence, Esq., Lawrence Law, LLC, NJSBA Past President
  
Maritza Rodriguez, Esq., Rodriguez Law Firm LLC
  
Linda Mainenti Walsh, Esq., Linda Mainenti Walsh, Esq., LLC
  
Speakers:
Hon. Lee A. Solomon, New Jersey Supreme Court
Heather Joy Baker, Esq., Clerk, New Jersey Supreme Court
Robert A. Bianchi, Esq., The Bianchi Law Group, LLC
Jeffrey W. Mazzola, Esq.
Jey Rajaraman, Esq., American Bar Association
Cheyne R. Scott, Esq., Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC
Nicole Tierney, Esq.

THURSDAY, MAY 16
1:30PM - 3:15PM

Lessons from Women Litigators and Judges

Presidential/For All Attorneys, Women in the Profession Track (Music Box Theatre)

One of the hottest programs of the Annual Meeting returns with a fresh panel of judges an practitioners who will discuss their journeys in the legal profession and what strategies attorneys can use in their day to day practices.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 2.1 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 2.0 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Hon. Lisa Perez-Friscia, J.A.D.
  
Speakers:
Hon. Anne M. Patterson, New Jersey Supreme Court
Hon. Andrea Carter-Latimer, J.S.C., Middlesex
Hon. Heidi Willis Currier, P.J.A.D.
Hon. Lisa Miralles Walsh, AJ.S.C., Union
Christine Amalfe, Esq., Gibbons PC, NJSBA First Vice President
Mary Gabriel, Esq., McCarter & English LLP
Jeralyn L. Lawrence, Esq., Lawrence Law, LLC, NJSBA Past President

THURSDAY, MAY 16
3:30PM - 5:00PM

What I Wish I Knew: Lessons Learned from the Legal World

Women in the Profession, Young Lawyers Track (Music Box Theatre)

A panel of young lawyers and a judge will discuss their experiences in the legal world and what they have learned in their careers, including from early successes as well as “teachable moments.” The panelists will discuss practical issues which are not taught in law school such as networking, climbing the career ladder, managing billable hours, navigating financial matters, asking for help, and engaging with your adversaries.Access Seminar MaterialsCLE Credits For This Program:

CLE Credits For This Program:
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 1.8 credits (50-minute hour)
NY CLE: (Transitional & Non-transitional): 1.5 professional practice credits
PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending

Moderator/Speaker:
Katrina M. Homel, Esq., New Jersey Education Association
  
Speakers:
Hon. Jodi F. Bouer, J.S.C., Mercer
Saad Admani, Esq., State Tax Law LLC
Kimberly M. Gilhooly, Esq., Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office
Robert N. Holup, Esq., Berkowitz, Lichtstein, Kuritsky, Giasullo & Gross, LLC
Lauren Jones, Esq., Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, PC
Alexandra Loprete, Esq., Fredson Statmore Bitterman LLC
John Malchow, Esq., Simon Law Group
Cory Rothbort, Esq., Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC
Brandon L. Wolff, Esq., Chair-Elect, NJSBA Young Lawyers Division

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From section, committee and division meetings with valuable CLE credit, to receptions and dinners and special events, the New Jersey State Bar Association regularly holds meetings so our members can meet their mandatory CLE requirements and network with the state’s largest attorney membership.

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