WELCOME TO THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Email announcements are sent to Fellows every Tuesday afternoon and feature program news and information, professional opportunities, and alerts of upcoming events to help you get the most out of your participation in the LCLD Fellows Program. These announcements will be archived on the website.
Questions? Please email Stephanie Uzel.
2014 Fellow Santiago "Jimmy" Alaniz has become Chief Legal Officer of Packers Sanitation Services, Inc.
The LCLD Fellows Alumni Regional Committee seeks volunteers to coordinate roundtable events across the country that will feature a prominent CEO, General Counsel, or Managing Partner. Please also feel free to send suggestions for CEOs, GCs, or MPs you know that could lead a roundtable in one of the following cities: Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to reach out to your contacts and market yourself in your city. If you are interested in volunteering to coordinate these events (or have a roundtable suggestion), please email the Regional Committee Chair, Paula Aguila, at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
We would love to hear more from you about your volunteer activities in your community. Please send a summary of your efforts to 2012 Fellow Jin Liu at email@example.com and Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR - St. Louis Park, MN: Dec. 9, 2014
The Minnesota Fellows will be meeting for happy hour on December 9 at 6 p.m. at Yardhouse in the Shops at West End (1667 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park). Please RSVP to 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at email@example.com if you are able to make it.
EVENTS OF INTEREST
WEBINAR - WOMEN GCS: THE BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Dec. 16, 2014
On Tuesday, December 16, at 10 a.m. (CST) Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. will be launching the next program in the firm’s webinar series, "Women GCs: The Best Advice I Ever Received." Stacey Slaughter and Denise Rahne will discuss some of the experiences of women leaders in positions of influence in the legal industry, along with candid advice on how women can achieve success within the profession. Click here to register.
CORPORATE COUNSEL INTENSIVE INSTITUTE - Boulder, CO: Jan. 5-6, 2015
The University of Colorado Law School will host the first-ever Corporate Counsel Intensive Institute (CCII) Jan. 5-9, 2015, at the Wolf Law Building in Boulder, Colorado. CCII is an intensive one-week course designed to immerse prospective or new in-house counsel in the best practices of being an effective and strategic in-house counsel. Four LCLD Members are leading the course: Susan Blount, Kim Rivera, Mark Roellig, and Laura Stein. Please click here for more information.
15TH ANNUAL CHARTING YOUR OWN COURSE CAREER CONFERENCE - Orlando, FL: Feb. 5-8, 2015
The 15th Annual Charting Your Own Course Career Conference (CYOC) will take place Feb. 5-8, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Orlando, Fl. The theme for this year’s conference is “Personal Investment.” The conference is hosted by Werten Bellamy and an outstanding faculty team of top tier in-house and outside counsel leaders from across the country. At CYOC, the focus is to place attorneys of color in the path of practical career strategies, delivered on a straight-talk platform by senior attorneys who are personally invested in the attendees. To learn more about CYOC, view testimonials of past attendees, and register for the program, please visit www.mystakeholder.com. To view the 2015 CYOC Conference Agenda please visit https://classic.regonline.com/custImages/330000/333789/CYOCAgenda128.pdf. If you have any questions regarding the conference, contact Werten Bellamy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-704-9628. For more information regarding the conference and its immense practical and professional benefits please free to contact 2011 Fellow Jimmie L. McMillian at email@example.com.
NBA COMMERCIAL LAW SECTION 28TH ANNUAL CORPORATE COUNSEL CONFERENCE - Naples, FL: Feb. 26-28, 2015
The 28th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference is scheduled for Feb. 26-28, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida. The conference is expected to be sold out again this year. Registration must be received by Nov. 30, 2014, in order to take advantage of the lowest early bird registration rates. Review the registration brochure here. Corporate Counsel with Home Depot, GEICO, Target, The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo, Microsoft, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Dex Media, Starbucks, Wal-Mart, Rockwell Automation, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, and Showtime Network have already committed to attend the conference. Contact 2012 Fellow Roger Goode at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are planning to attend.
Target Corporation is seeking to fill the position of Senior Corporate Counsel, Tax & Employee Benefits. Click here to see job description and here to apply. E-mail Jayna.email@example.com with any questions.
Wells Fargo & Company is currently hiring for several legal positions. To view available positions and apply online, please visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/careers.
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Effective in 2015, Job Opportunities will be posted uniformly in the Fellows Weekly Announcements. Please send the following information to Stephanie Uzel at firstname.lastname@example.org and Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com:
1. Title and location of the position
2. Contact information of individual to contact with additional questions about the position
3. PDF of the job description