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Onwards and Upwards: Transitioning in Law

Date: Wed. Sept. 18, 2013

Time: 6:30- 7:30pm,  Reception to follow at 8pm

Location: OBA (20 Toronto Street, Suite 300); Mercatto (15 Toronto Street)

R.S.V.P. by Mon. Sept. 16th:

The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) is pleased to invite you to a panel discussion focused on landing your next legal job as an recent call, or a junior associate.  Our panelists will share their personal experiences and insights on creating and securing job opportunities in this competitive market.  Topics of discussion include:

•              Hiring trends: who, what, when and where;

•              Skills employers are looking for in different settings, and the most effective way of getting your resume in front of these employers;

•              Making a move without jeopardizing your existing employment and the challenges of moving between jobs;

•              Creating a personal “brand” as a recent call/ junior associate;

•              Effective networking tips and advice (especially for introverts!)

This year’s distinguished panel will be comprised of the following representatives:

Dal Bhathal, The Counsel Network, CEO & Managing Director

Bindu Cudjo, BMO Financial Group, Senior Counsel

Daniel Lo: Dentons, Articling Student

Sandra Nishikawa, Crown Law Office – Civil, Ministry of the Attorney General, Counsel

Attendance is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP by (please include your name and year of call) by Monday September 16, 2013.

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