YourABA: November 2013
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New value for ABA members

CareerAdvice LIVE! is a free monthly webinar series that offers practical tips on selected topics — some for seasoned lawyers and others for new lawyers or law students. Experienced career counselor Kathy Morris, an author and speaker at attorney career programs nationwide, will host the 45-minute webinar at 1 p.m. ET on the second Friday of each month.

Coming this month:

Interviewing Wisely in a Challenging Market
1 p.m. ET, Friday, Nov. 8
With today’s tight job market, you may feel that every interview takes on a larger-than-life urgency. But white-knuckle interviewing won’t help you convert an interview into an offer. Our featured guests will offer advice on how to effectively communicate your value to a potential employer and turn pointed questions into opportunities to shine. Don't miss this chance to have alaw firm hiring partner and a legal search professional coach you on how to interview wisely and well.

Featured speakers:

Evan Anderson is managing director of BCG Attorney Search’s San Francisco office and the director of BCG’s Diversity Recruiting Practice. Anderson works with a variety of candidates in a range of practice areas, placingparticular emphasis on gender, ethnicity and LGBT diversity.Anderson’s educational background, coupled with 15 years ofexperience in attorney career counseling, have earned him the title of superstar recruiter.

Liz Price is the professional personnel partner for Alston & Bird LLP. She is responsible for the firm’s hiring, training, development, compensation, promotion of associates and alumni relations as part of the firm’s overall integrated approach to talent management. Price was a trial attorney at the firm and a U.S. Army interrogator who will also give you the straight story on interviewing well. She is a past president of the Atlanta Bar Association and currently serves on the board of the NALP Foundation.

Kathy Morris, the CareerAdvice Live series moderator, founded Under Advisement Ltd. in 1988 to provide advice to lawyers, law students and legal employers about job search, practice readiness and work performance issues. A former criminal defense lawyer and law school ethics professor, she is also a leader in the lawyer training and development field, a published author and a frequent speaker at legal career programs nationwide.

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