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Using The Force Of Your Network

Nicole Abboud-Shayan, Franklin Graves, Irene Mo, and Miguel H. Willis

It is a time of unrest in the 3L universe. The LAW SCHOOL wars are nearly over. The fiendish phantom known as THE BAR EXAM is a few months away. While your secret plans might be to rebel against reality, we say it’s time to strike back and build your EMPIRE through your connections.

In a special #MayTheFourth webinar titled “Using The Force Of Your Network,” Jedi Moderator Franklin Graves and his panel of Padawans – Nicole Abboud, Irene Mo, and Miguel Willis – will share their mind tricks for mobilizing THE FORCE of your network as you start your career. You’ll be able to chat with the panel as they answer your questions about what’s menacing you.

Remember, this Force will be with you – always. Trust your feelings and sign up to join us!

This webinar is co-sponsored by the ABA Young Lawyers Division.

Our first order: Meet the panel

Nicole Abboud is the Founder of Abboud Media, a modern video marketing agency for lawyers by lawyers. She is an attorney and the host of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast, a show dedicated to showcasing the Gen Y lawyers who are taking a chance on themselves and practicing law on their own terms. Find out more about Nicole and Abboud Media.

Franklin Graves is General Counsel for Naxos Music Group where he provides in-depth and wide-ranging legal guidance to a global media/technology company with over 300 employees across more than a dozen regional offices around the world. He currently serves as a Young Lawyer Fellow for the American Bar Association’s Section of Intellectual Property Law were he recently received an “Outstanding Leadership Contribution Award.” He has published numerous articles across multiple publications, including the ABA’s Landslide® Magazine, and frequently presents on intellectual property law and technology CLE panels with local and national bar associations. He is an active member of the Nashville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. Franklin earned his J.D. degree, with a certificate in Entertainment & Music Business Law, from Belmont University College of Law in Nashville, TN, and his B.A. degree from Samford University in Birmingham, AL.

Irene Mo is an Innovation Assistant at LegalRnD – The Center for Legal Services Innovation and a student in the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute. She spent last summer at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. After graduating from Michigan State University College of Law in May 2017, she hopes to litigate in information privacy and security law. Follow her on Twitter @imokx or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Miguel H. Willis is a third-year law student at Seattle University School of Law and Founder of the ATJ Tech Fellows Program. The National Jurist recognized Miguel as Law Student of the Year in 2016 for his work organizing the Social Justice Hackathon and other innovative community initiatives.