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Kaye Scholer Hosts Professional Development Workshop For New Attorneys of Color

October 5, 2007

Kaye Scholer and the Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program (PALS) co-sponsored an all-day intensive professional development workshop on October 5 to help new attorneys of color maximize their first year of practice. More than 60 first-year associates in law firms participated in the program, held in Kaye Scholer's New York office, which featured experienced attorneys speaking about thriving in a law firm environment. Topics included "Transitioning from Law School to Professional Practice," "Tips For Success - A Panel Featuring Junior Associates from Large Firms," "Professional Legal Writing and Creating a Quality Work Product" and "Ethical Considerations for Beginning lawyers." The workshop's featured guest speaker was George W. Madison, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of TIAA-CREF, who spoke about "Understanding Client Expectations."

Sheila Boston, Partner in the Litigation Department, spoke at the workshop about the transition from law school to the law firm and Joseph Drayton, Counsel in the Litigation Department, who is on the Board of Directors of PALS, was one of the organizers of the event.

Kaye Scholer and the Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program (PALS) co-sponsored an all-day intensive professional development workshop to help new attorneys of color maximize their first year of practice.

October 5, 2007

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