Summer Networking Opportunities

Students are invited to register and attend the following networking events this summer:

*Washington County Bar Association Monthly Roundtable * July 23 * 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. * WCBA Office
Join members of the WCBA and fellow law students for lunch and talk about practice issues.  The lunches are held a the bar association office (119 South College Street, Washington, PA 15301).  Visit washcobar.org for more information.  Please RSVP to wcba@washcobar.org by July 22.


*Women’s Bar Association 2014 Anne Mullaney Cup Golf Outing * August 1 * Cedarbrook Golf Course

All students, of all skill levels, are welcome to take part in this annual event.  Meet WBA members, other attorneys and law students for a scramble, just for lessons or for dinner.  Registration required (fee).  Registration starts at 11:00 a.m. The golf clinic with LPGA Pro Christina Stockton starts at 11:30, followed by a Shotgun start at 12:30 for 4-person scramble.  For new or less experienced golfers, a group lesson with on course experience and use of the driving range is being offered lieu of the 18-hole scramble and also starts at 12:30 p.m.  Registration Form and additional information.   For more information, please contact one of the event co-chairs, Stephanie Jones at jonesy13pa@gmail.com, or Christina Demarco-Breeden at Christina.demarco3@gmail.com.

*Allegheny County Bar Association Women’s Business Development Legal Summit * August 7 * 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. * Marriott City Center
The 2014 Summit features nationally recognized women lawyers coach and trainer Marianne Trost.  She will share insights, practical tips, and real-life examples to help you achieve better business development results by:

• Honing your rainmaking skills
• Refining your best practices for pitching to business clients or individuals
• Strengthening your self-advocacy skills, and
• Fine-tuning your networking skills.

In today’s competitive legal market it isn’t enough to be an outstanding attorney. Having a book of business is essential to creating self-determination and satisfaction in your career and to achieving success in a law firm. Whether you are a woman partner, associate, or of counsel with a firm, you are looking to leave the government or non-profit sector for a firm, or you are a law student hoping to one day work in a firm, the strategies you will learn at the Summit will help you maximize your natural strengths to grow your book of business.

The cost of the Summit is $50 for law students and includes breakfast, lunch, and 5 hours of business development programming and networking. View the informational brochure. Register online here. For information on available sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alysia M. Keating at akeating@acba.org.

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