Thursday, August 21, 2014
Lavender Law Schedule – Thursday
Below is the schedule for Thursday, August 21, 2014.
8:00am – 5:00pm Sponsor and Attendee Check-In
9:00am – 10:30am Career Services and Job Search Strategies for Law Students
A panel of legal practitioners with experience working in government, non-profit, small and large firms guided by a career services professional will discuss the tools, considerations and critical aspects to find, research and evaluate gay-friendly employers.
9:00am – 5:00pm Transgender Law Institute (Accepted applicants only)
The Transgender Law Institute will host experienced practitioners and academics focusing on legal issues affecting the transgender community. Participants will share knowledge and experience and discuss issues at the forefront of the transgender rights movement.
9:00am – 5:00pm Family Law Institute (Accepted applicants only)
The Family Law Institute allows experienced LGBT family law practitioners to share collective wisdom and to discuss cutting-edge legal strategies for representing members of the LGBT community on such matters as family creation, assisted reproductive technology, ethics, interstate and international parentage issues, estate planning, collaborative law, transgender issues, dissolution of relationships, and elder law.
9:30am – 10:00am Coffee Break
10:00am – 5:00pm Career Fair
10:30am – 4:00pm Individual Career Counseling
This program is designed to provide students with a safe, confidential space where they can meet on-site legal career services professionals to ask questions about job search skills, being out on your resume, in interviews and in the workplace, and other related issues.
12:00pm – 1:30pm Sponsor and Student Lunch
4:00pm – 6:00pm VIP Reception (By invitation only)
4:00pm – 5:30pm Law Student Congress Meeting
6:00pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception