WELCOME TO THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Email announcements are sent to Fellows every Tuesday 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 LCLD website.
Questions about the announcements? Email Caitlin Puffenberger, LCLD Communications Coordinator.
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Personal Announcements
- 2016 Fellows Announcements
- Fellows Events and Opportunities
- Events and Opportunities of Interest
- Job Opportunities
Did You Know?
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2016 Fellow John Schroedel is now Owner at John Schroedel, Attorney at Law LLC.
2015 Fellow Travis Torrence was recently appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the Texas Bar Foundation. The Texas Bar Foundation, which is the largest charitably funded bar organization in the nation, provides funding to enhance the system of justice in Texas, especially for programs that relate to legal assistance for the underserved, the administration of justice, ethics in the legal profession, the encouragement of legal research, publications and forums, and education of the third branch of government.
Keep up with other news in the LCLD community through the LCLD Weekly News Digest. If you are interested in receiving the News Digest in your inbox each week, email Caitlin Puffenberger at email@example.com and ask to be added to the list.
COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
We would love to hear more about your volunteer activities in your community. Please send a summary of your efforts to 2013 Fellow Reena Bajowala at firstname.lastname@example.org, 2015 Fellow Rafael Zahralddin at email@example.com, and Caitlin Puffenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 FELLOWS ANNOUNCEMENTS
REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE: THIRD FELLOWS MEETING: San Diego, CA - March 2-4, 2017
Registration and hotel bookings are now available for the Third Fellows Meeting. Please click here to register for the event and for instructions to book your hotel room. If you plan to stay at the Omni San Diego Hotel, please book your room by Wednesday, February 8, to receive LCLD's reduced rate. For questions about registration or the hotel, please contact Stella Askin, Program & Events Coordinator.
FELLOWS EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
FELLOWS ALUMNI - ARE YOU ALL IN?
The Fellows Alumni Executive Committee is delighted with the support for our "All In!" campaign during its inaugural year. Now, with the start of a new year, we want to see our Year Two "All In!" campaign hit an even higher mark. We are busy building a national community that will have far-reaching effects for all of us.
Please take a minute now and click here to access PayPal to make your contribution. Please note that:
- There is a $4.04 convenience fee associated with using PayPal. If you prefer not to pay a convenience fee and pay by check, please email Courtney Nolde, Fellows Alumni Program Manager at LCLD.
- You don't need a PayPal account to use PayPal to make your contribution. Look for the “Don’t have a PayPal Account?” message and follow the simple instructions.
FLORIDA FELLOWS COCKTAIL RECEPTION: Fort Lauderdale, FL: Feb. 12, 2017
All LCLD Member law firms, corporations, Members, Fellows, and Pathfinders are invited to attend a cocktail reception on Sunday, February 12, at 7 p.m. at 3030 Ocean Restaurant. Hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and LCLD mingling will take place, sponsored by Liebler, Gonzalez & Portuondo and Driven Inc. Please RSVP to 2016 Fellow Janeen Lofton at JNL@lgplaw.com.
NEW YORK FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: New York, NY - Feb. 22, 2017
All Fellows in the New York area are invited to attend a happy hour on February 22. More details will be forthcoming. Contact Rena Andoh at RAndoh@sheppardmullin.com or Kersti Hanson at email@example.com with questions.
MINNESOTA FELLOWS HAPPY HOUR: Minneapolis, MN - March 15, 2017
The Minnesota Fellows will be having a happy hour event on Wednesday, March 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at Seven in downtown Minneapolis. All are welcome! Please contact 2013 Fellow Caryn Boisen at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and to RSVP.
SAVE THE DATE: SIXTH ANNUAL LCLD FELLOWS ALUMNI LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM: New York City, NY - June 1-3, 2017
LCLD Fellows Alumni from classes 2011-2016 are invited to attend the Sixth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium from Thursday, June 1, to Saturday, June 3, in New York City. The agenda, hotel, and conference registration information will be available here in February 2017. If you have questions, please contact Courtney Nolde, LCLD Fellows Alumni Program Manager.
EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF INTEREST
CHARTING YOUR OWN COURSE CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE: Orlando, FL - Feb. 2-5, 2017
The 2017 CYOC Career Development Conference focuses on strategies for building support networks and career success. If you would like to attend an LCLD Breakfast on Friday, February 3, at 8 a.m., please contact Jeanine Conley at email@example.com / 917.698.3183 or Lorraine Campos at LCampos@crowell.com / 202.494.3386 for details. For more information on CYOC, click here.
ABA HEALTH LAW YEAR IN REVIEW REGIONAL CLE: Miami, FL - Feb. 3, 2017
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MINORITY & WOMEN OWNED LAW FIRMS BUSINESS MEETING: Fort Lauderdale, FL - Feb. 11-14, 2017
The 2017 Business Meeting of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms will be held February 11-14. 2016 Fellow Jessica Lewis is serving as Co-Chair of the Business Meeting. 2016 Fellow Janeen Lofton will be a panelist on a CLE entitled "Won't Get Fooled Again: The Real CSI - Cyber Security Insurance" on February 13 at 3:05 p.m. Click here to view the full schedule.
Intellectual Property Counsel/Patent Agent: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Government Contracts Compliance Analyst: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Regulatory Affairs Specialist: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Intellectual Property Liaison: 3M - Maplewood, MN
Privacy/Data Protection Attorney: Bank of America - Washington, DC/Charlotte, NC/New York, NY
VP, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Newark, NJ and Shelton, CT
Director, Corporate Counsel: Prudential - Newark, NJ
POSTING OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FELLOWS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS
To post a job opportunity, please send the following information to Caitlin Puffenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org:
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
Job Opportunities will remain in the Fellows Weekly Announcements for four consecutive weeks and then be removed. You may request one posting renewal for an additional four weeks. There is no cost for posting. Opportunities received in accordance with the policy prior to 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday will be posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements released on the following Tuesday. Please note that Associate positions are no longer being posted in the Fellows Weekly Announcements.