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March 5, 2010

4 New Legal Job Postings

4 New Legal Jobs posted at the Westchester County Bar Association's Career Center.

For more information about these postings, click here

Associate Ford & Harrison LLP - New York, NY
Ford & Harrison LLP has an opening for a second or third year associate in its New York office. All candidates should have at least 2 years of employment litigation experience, an interest in labor law, good academic credentials and strong writing skills. Ford & Harrison is a national labor and employment firm with close to 200 lawyers in offices throughout the country. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and copy of your law school transcript to Alice Trahant, Director of Recruiting, at atrahant@fordharrison.com.

Transactional Associate Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde, LLP - Poughkeepsie, NY
Our Poughkeepsie office has an immediate opening for a transactional associate with top academic credentials and at least 5 years of practice.

Insurance Coverage Associate Rivkin Radler & Kremer - Uniondale, NY
Prominent Long Island law firm has an immediate opening for an associate with 3 to 5 years of Insurance Coverage experience. Must be familiar with the terminology and application of liability insurance policy language. Experience in taking Depositions and Examinations a plus. The ideal candidate will have strong legal research and writing skills. Please note: Candidates with insurance defense experience only are not qualified for this position. EOE

Litigation Associate McDonough Law Firm, L.L.P. - New Rochelle, NY
Fast-paced law firm seeks associates with 1+ years of litigation experience. more info...

March 12, 2010

New Directions: 2010 Practical Skills for Returning to Law Practice

New Directions: 2010 Practical Skills for Returning to Law Practice
Pace Law School (In collaboration with the Westchester Women’s Bar Association)

Information Sessions for 2010

DATES: March 24, 2010 and April 14, 2010
TIME: Noon – 2 p.m.


Noon -12:30 Introduction by New Directions Staff
12:30 - 1:30 Remarks by Current and Past New Directions Participants
1:30 - 2:00 Informal Q & A and Conversation

PLACE: Pace Midtown Center - Room 811, 551 Fifth Avenue (45th St. and Fifth Avenue) New York City

For information about our innovative and unique program to facilitate attorneys’ return to the legal marketplace, please come to one or both of our upcoming Information Sessions. New Directions graduates and current participants will be attending to describe their experiences.

For more detailed information, visit our website at www.law.pace.edu/newdirections, call Amy Gewirtz, Director, New Directions, at (914) 422-4606, or email us at agewirtz@law.pace.edu.

Please RSVP to agewirtz@law.pace.edu by March 17, 2010.

March 22, 2010

Legal Research Program - March 26, 2010

The Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY) annual Bridge the Gap Legal Research Program helps new summer associates and judicial clerks refresh their research skills in preparation for summer employment. This year they are broadening the audience to include attorneys such as those with deferred job offers who wish to keep their skills fresh.

Additional programs will focus on legal practice issues and career development, and some of the sessions have been approved for New York CLE credit for both newly admitted and experienced lawyers. The registration fee is $30, which includes breakfast, lunch and course materials. The program will be held at the NYC Bar Assn, 42 W. 44th St. from 8:30 AM -4:00 PM on Friday, March 26, 2010. See http://bit.ly/dl8g8t (PDF file) for more information.

Women Lawyers Alliance Webinar

The Women Lawyers Alliance invites you to attend a Webinar on March 23, 2010 -

"Drive Your Women's Initiative Forward with a Strategic Approach"

Many firms have been forced to cut expenses; resulting in less or no money for various arenas sometimes including diversity and gender initiatives. Specialists in organizational change and gender issues, Karen Kahn of Threshold Advisors and Jane Pigott with The R3 Group, will present a strong, intentional approach for leaders who want to help women advance and are currently challenged by the firm's financial resources. They will offer participants new ways to focus their attention on increasing return on investment and offer a strategy that will drive the agenda forward by getting more from less. This one hour webinar will help you recalibrate your thinking and inspire you to move optimistically ahead.

Date: March 23, 2010

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Central Time

Cost: $35.00

You may pay online after registering by going to www.wlalliance.org and clicking on the link below the "Announcements" section on the home page.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

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