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Career Paths to the Bench

Presented by Hon. Andre M. Davis, Hon. Barbara M.G. Lynn, Hon. Heather Welch, and Christopher G. Browning, Jr.

Note: This is not for CLE. Part of the free Career Development Series, a monthly webinar series featuring practical tips from legal career experts. Live webinars are free and open to the public. The recorded program and materials are exclusively for ABA members.


Lawyers work in a variety of fields today, both in and out of the law, but one of the most traditional career paths remains among the most prestigious: judgeship. Hear from esteemed federal and state judges on their roads to the bench and what it’s like to decide the law. If you aspire to wear the robes one day, tune in!

Do you want to hit the gavel?

Do you want to hit the gavel?


Hon. Andre M. Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, Baltimore, MD

Hon. Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court, Dallas, TX

Hon. Heather Welch, Marion County Superior Court, Civil Division, Indianapolis, IN


Christopher G. Browning, Jr., Partner, Troutman Sanders, Raleigh, NC

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