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									     Professional Development Symposium for Law Students and Attorneys
             February 24, 2007 – Rutgers School of Law at Camden

8:30 am – 9:00 am         Registration (1st Floor Lounge)
                          & Continental Breakfast (Room 106)
 9:00 am – 9:45 am       Workshops
 9:50 am – 10:35 am      Workshops
10:35 am – 10:50 am      Break
10:55 am – 11:40 am      Workshops
11:45 am – 12:30 pm      Workshops
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm       Lunch (Room 106)

9:00 am to 1:15 pm       Bar Association Tables (Room 106)

                            The Women’s Law Caucus and the

      Rutgers School of Law at Camden – Office of Career Planning and Professional

                           wish to thank all of our co-sponsors:

             Burlington County Bar Association – Young Lawyers’ Committee

                              Garden State Bar Association

               New Jersey State Bar Association – Young Lawyers’ Division

                 Pennsylvania Bar Association – Young Lawyers’ Division

                             Camden County Bar Association

                   Rutgers School of Law- Camden Alumni Association

                                Immigration Law Society

     Special thanks to

     Barbara Maylath, Director of Development

     Terry McCuen, Director, Alumni Relations

     Tim Farrow, Esq., Chancellor, Rutgers School of Law- Camden Alumni
Track 1 Professional Development                          Room 204
_____ 9:00 to 9:45             From the Bar to the Bench
     The Hon. Michele Fox and
     The Hon. Charles M. Rand, NJ Superior Court, Law Division, Camden County
     The Hon. Robert J. Mellon, Court of Common Pleas, Seventh Judicial District,
           Bucks County Courthouse

_____ 9:50 to 10:35               Starting Your Own Practice
     William Tobolsky, Esq. (Solo practitioner)
     Murray Honig, Esq. (Honig and Greenberg)
     Jeffrey Craig, Esq. (Kelley, Wardell and Craig)
     Theresa Lyons, Esq. (Heer & Lyons, LLP)
     Joseph Hoffman, Esq. (Hoffman DiMuzio)

_____ 10:55 to 11:40            Small and Mid-sized Firm Practice
     Mike Madden, Esq. (Madden Madden & Del Duca)
     Jim Hamilton, Esq. (Dubois, Sheehan, Hamilton and Levin)
     Shawn Huber, Esq. (Brown and Connery, LLP)
     Kourtney A. Borchers, Esq. (Davis and Mendelsohn)
     Alexa Nasta, Esq. (Green, Lundgren and Ryan, PC)

_____ 11:45 to 12:30               The Economics of Practicing Law and
                                   Client Development
      Jim Hely, Esq. (Weiseman Hely DiGioia)
      Keith Owen Campbell, Esq. (Solo practitioner)
      Ira Back, Esq. (Solo practitioner)
      Brian J. McCormick, Jr. (Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC)
      Jack Lynch (Archer & Greiner)

Track 2 Professional Development                                Room 206
_____ 9:00 to 9:45               How to Network (for students)
     Brett Tanzman, Class of 2007
     Vincent T. Cieslik, Esq. (Conrad O'Brien Gellman & Rohn, P.C.)
     Prof. Sarah Ricks, Rutgers School of Law at Camden
     Christina Vassiliou, Esq. (Sterns and Weinroth)

_____ 9:50 to 11:40             Diversity and Legal Employment
     Moderator: Rasheda Douglas (Montgomery McCraken, Walker and Rhoads, LLP)
     Hon. Joshua W. Martin, III (Potter Anderson and Corroon)
     Sula Baye, Esq. (Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP)
     Fran Fattah, Esq. (Wolf Block)
     LaTonya Bland, Esq. (Capehart & Scatchard)
     Carolina Spaventa, Esq. (Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP)
_____ 11:45 to 12:30            Clerkships
     The Hon. Robert J. Mellon, Ct. of Common Pleas, 7th Judicial District, Bucks Co.
     Carolina Spaventa, Esq. (Currently at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP)
     Amanda Lanham, Esq. (Clerk, USDC in Camden)
     Darryl Williams, Esq. (Currently an Assistant Prosecutor, Somerset County)
     Macavan Baird, Esq. (Clerk, USMC in Camden)

Track 3 Alternatives to Traditional Practice                             Room 103
____ 9:00 to 9:45              The Bar, Government and Politics
     Congressman Robert E. Andrews
     Assemblyman Dave Mayer
     Jim Maley, Esq. (Maley & Assoc.)
     Ben Parvey, Esq. (Saul Ewing LLP)
     Ken Dalton, Esq. (U. S. Department of Interior, Branch of Trust Responsibility)

_____ 9:50 to 10:35              Alternative Careers
     Gary Hediger, Esq., Director, Deputy Head for HR for Citigroup Corporate and
            Investment Banking
     Patricia Legge, Esq. Permanent Clerk to the Hon. Joseph Rodriguez, USDC, and
            Visiting Professor, Drexel Law
     A. Hays Butler, Esq., Rutgers-Camden School of Law Librarian
     Renee Edwards, Esq., business owner

_____ 10:55 to 11:40             Balancing Work & Family/
                                 Alternative Ways of Practicing Law
      Mary Kay Brown, Esq. (Brown Stone Nimeroff LLC)
      Carlos M. Vega, Esq. (Assistant District Attorney Homicide Unit, Philadelphia)
      Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, Esq. (VP and Counsel, Office of General Counsel,
      Merrill Lynch)
      Noelle M. Reese, Esq. (NLRB)
      Nancy P. Morgenstern, Esq. (Morgenstern & Rochester)

Track 4 Specific Practice Areas                             Room 207
_____ 9:00 to 9:45             Sports, Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law
     Loralene F. White, Esq. (Pepper Hamilton LLP)
     Andrew Bondarowicz, Esq. (Aregatta Sports & Entertainment)

_____ 9:50 to 10:35             Labor and Employment Law
     Woody Anglade, Esq. (EEOC)
     John Quirke, Esq. (Archer & Greiner)
     Noelle M. Reese, Esq. (NLRB)
     Gina Hertzig, Esq. (Cleary & Josem, LLP)

_____ 10:55 to 11:40             Real Estate Law
     Stuart Teicher, Esq. (Solo practitioner)
      Keeley Mitchell-Wallace, Esq. (Wolf Block)
      Jonathan Petro, Esq. (Carluccio, Leone Dimon Doyle & Sacks)

_____ 11:45 to 12:30            Corporate and In House
     Steve Robbins, Esq. (Ryan Beck & Co.)
     Richard Negrin, Esq. (Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Aramark)

Track 5 Specific Practice Areas                           Room 105
_____ 9:00 to 9:45             Criminal Prosecution
     Ellen Loughney, Esq. (Chief Prosecutor, Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office)
     Linda Shashoua, Esq. (Assistant Prosecutor, Camden County Prosecutor’s Office)
     Christine Hoffman, Esq. (Deputy Attorney General, NJ Division of Criminal Justice)
     Ron McCormick, Esq. (National Black Prosecutors Association)
     Tom Dolgenos, Esq. (Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office)

_____ 9:50 to 10:35            Criminal Defense
     Jon Lomurro, Esq. ( Lomurro, Davison, Eastman and Muñoz)
     Timika Lane, Esq. (Philadelphia Defender’s Association)
     Jim Klein, Esq. (Camden County Public Defender’s Office)

_____ 10:55 to 11:40            Family Law
     Amy Sara Cores, Esq. (Hoffman & Schreiber)
     Deborah Alexander, Esq. (Alexander Law Office, LLC)
     Charles G. Resnick, Esq. (Solo practitioner)
     Howard Mendelsohn, Esq. (Davis and Mendelsohn)

_____ 11:45 to 12:30            Immigration Law
     Doug Grannan, Esq. (Greg Prosmushkin, PC)
     Sigang Li, Esq. (Law Offices of Sigang Li)
     Min Suh, Esq. (Fox Rothchild)
     Joanne Gottesman, Esq. (Rutgers School of Law at Camden)

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