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How to Succeed in Private Practice (April 25, 2014)
David Sanders, a partner at Foley & Lardner LLP, spoke with students about how to succeed as a young attorney.  He covered topics such as how to handle a new assignment; how to network within an organization and externally; how to interact with clients, opposing counsel and other parties; professional etiquette; and client development.

Developing the Skills Necessary to Succeed in a Law Firm (November 14, 2012)
Heather Bock and Juliet Aiken from the Center for  Study of the Legal Profession reviewed their extensive research into the personality traits and legal skills that helped some associate attorneys excel in one law firm environment.

Thriving Transitions: Tools to Find and Integrate Effectively Into Your Next Job (October 28, 2011)
Speaker: Paul Jorgenson

The Power of Protocol: Business Etiquette for Meals and Events (September 14, 2011)
Caroline Croft, a former Executive Director of the United States United Nations office in Washington with experience living and working in 35 countries delivers a talk on how to conduct yourself in a business setting.

Presentation Tips for Lawyers (April 17, 2009)
James Windon, a 2009 graduate from the LL.M. program that has several years of public speaking experience, gives the audience great tips on how to improve their presentation skills.

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