The Law Student Workshop

 

The Law Student Workshop

Austin, TX | Nov. 7 - 10, 2019

Join NAPABA and the National Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (NAPALSA) at the 2019 NAPABA Convention from Nov. 7-9 for the Law Student Workshop! The Workshop is a two-day, five session event to help law students transition into the legal field as attorneys. You will also have the opportunity to meet and network with judges, attorneys, and legal professionals from various sectors throughout the NAPABA Convention. Register for the NAPABA Convention to take part in the Law Student Workshop!


LAW STUDENT REGISTRATION RATES:

Registration is now open!

   Direct Member Affiliate Member Non-Member
 Early Bird Rate (June 17 - Oct. 28) $275 $425 $475
On-Site Rate (Oct. 29 - Nov. 10) $375 $525 $575

 

Register today!


AGENDA:

2019 Law Student Workshop Schedule | Austin, TX

Friday, Nov. 8
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
108 | Welcome to NAPABAverse - Coffee Meet & Greet
Welcome to the Law Student Workshop presented in partnership with NAPALSA! This introductory session provides a quick overview to NAPABA. NAPABA offers a wide range of services that support members and foster lifelong passions. Learn more about NAPABA, our programs, and have a chance to network and meet with attorneys and peers.

Friday, Nov. 8
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
208 | Judicial Clerkships: Agents of the Court
Judicial clerkships are very rewarding experiences and highly coveted opportunities for all young attorneys and provide the chance to develop your legal research and writing skills. Clerkships are highly competitive and knowing how to compete for these positions is critical. Learn from our esteemed panelists about what a judicial clerkship entails and about the selection process.

Friday, Nov. 8
1:30PM - 2:45PM
308 | Attorneys, Assemble! - Career Round Robin
Law degrees are useful for more than traditional practice. In this session, learn about all of your potential career paths you can pursue with a law degree. This session’s round robin format gives you the opportunity to learn about traditional and non-traditional pathways, including careers in the non-profit, and government fields. This session brings together students with top individuals with careers as JAG Corp members, Fortune 100 counsel, solo practitioners, non-profit organizations, and more.

Saturday, Nov. 9 
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
408 | Ragnorok Your Resume
Make sure you’re ready for your next interview. Learn from some of the top hiring attorneys in the country on what they are looking for when reviewing candidates. Use this time to learn what you can do to stand out on paper and in person. Experienced attorneys will also be on-site to answer any interview related questions and to provide you with constructive feedback your resume. Be sure to bring a copy of your resume.

Saturday, Nov. 9
10:45 AM - 12:00 AM
508 | Guardians of the Globe: Working Internationally
Are you thinking about working abroad or with a foreign company? Are you an international student looking to practice in the United States? It can be hard to know where to start. Join us to learn from attorneys who have made their international practice dream a reality. The panel will discuss their experiences and what you can do to prepare for an international career. During this time, they will go through discuss how to get your foot into the door, how to use your foreign law degree in United States, and how to work for an international firm in the U.S.

Learn More!

About NAPALSA:

NAPALSA represents the interests of Asian Pacific American (APA) law students and provides advocacy, support, and career development opportunities for its members throughout the United States. 

Established in 1981, NAPALSA was the first national organization to connect APA members of the legal profession. In 1988, NAPALSA helped to springboard NAPABA and has facilitated a conjoint conference with NAPABA since 2002. NAPALSA is proud of its partnership with NAPABA to create a unique networking and professional event for students to interact, socialize, and learn from current APA legal practitioners. 

NAPALSA continues to be the only national student-led organization to link affiliated APA law student organizations and law students across the country, and promote their interests. 

NAPALSA remains the consolidated voice of APA law students and also serves as an advocate and representative for all APAs. 

More information about NAPALSA can be found at www.napalsa.com


Questions? Email us at convention@napaba.org.
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