The Third Meeting of the 2018 Fellows will be Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas.

Registration for this meeting is now closed. If you are still interested in attending please contact Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager.


See below for an outline of the meeting agenda. In the "Resources" section at the bottom of the page, you may also view/download a PDF version of the agenda with session descriptions, as well as instructions to download the meeting app on your smartphone.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

3:00 - 4:00 pm


4:00 - 4:15 pm

Welcome Remarks
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD

4:15 - 6:00 pm

Identifying & Avoiding Career Roadblocks: Charting Your Course to a Successful Career (Click here for the handout)
John Mitchell, “The Purple Coach” and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC

6:00 pm

Dinner: Dine-Arounds
Dine-Arounds are at the Fellows' expense.


Friday, March 1, 2019

8:30 - 9:30 am


9:30 - 11:00 am

Lawyer Strong: Your Blueprint for Stress Resilience 
Handouts: ACR Patterns, Resilience Inventory, and Track Your Demands, Resources & Recovery
Paula Davis-Laack, Author & Entrepreneur

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Staying Connected: The LCLD Fellows Alumni Panel
Lisa Harris, Senior Counsel - Employment, Sempra Energy, 2016 Fellow; Outreach Committee Chair, Fellows Alumni Executive Council (FAEC)
Corey Lee, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, 2012 Fellow; Chair, FAEC
Kelly Lipinski, Member, McGlinchey Stafford PLLC, 2015 Fellow; Leadership Symposium Committee Vice Chair, FAEC
Monica Patel, Senior Regional Counsel, IBM Corporation, 2015 Fellow; Chair Elect, FAEC
Stacie Yee, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, 2015 Fellow; West Regional Lead, FAEC
Moderated by Bonnie Lau, Partner, Dentons US LLP, 2013 Fellow; Program Development Committee Chair, FAEC

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch & Fellows Alumni Fair

1:30 - 3:00 pm

That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (And Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together
A conversation with author Joanne Lipman

3:00 - 5:30 pm

Accountability Partner Exercise: Scavenger Hunt

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Reception for 2018 & 2019 Fellows
Heavy hors d'oeuvres reception

Saturday, March 2, 2019

8:30 - 10:00 am (Breakfast 8:30 - 9:30 am; Program 9:00 - 10:00 am)

Breakfast & What I Wish I Had Known About the Fellowship Year
2018 Fellows will share their wisdom with the 2019 Fellows in small groups over breakfast.

10:00 - 11:30 am

The Servant Leader
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks & Next Steps (Watch the 2018 Fellows Year in Review video)
Nichole Velasquez, Fellows Program Manager, LCLD

Photo Gallery

Photography by Joe Mahoney