The email ad below caught the eye. The topic provides something to ponder for undergrads thinking about law, as well as the lawyers thinking about a new focus.

One other idea: also learn a commercially useful language.  

 

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The Section of Science & Technology Law
presents a FREE teleconference for Section members

THE SCITECH EDGE: CAREER AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AT THE INTERSECTION OF LAW, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY 

WHEN: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 12:00pm CST

REGISTER TODAY

This 90-minute program will offer strategies and tactics to help you build your practice quickly. Join us to gain invaluable insights from these SciTech leaders: Scott Partridge (a partner at Baker Botts in Houston and 2008-2009 Section Chair), Vid Mohan-Ram, Ph.D. (an associate at Foley and Lardner in D.C., former editor/writer at Science Magazine’s Next Wave, and Vice-Chair of the Section’s Biotechnology Law Committee) and Kristie Prinz (founder of the Prinz Law Office in Silicon Valley and a member of the Section’s Program Committee). The program moderator, Julie Fleming (founder of attorney consultancy Life at the Bar LLC, author of the 2009 book, The Reluctant Rainmaker: A Guide for Lawyers Who Hate Selling, and Secretary of the Section), will share additional perspectives based on her conversations with lawyers around the world. We’ll discuss:

·         What you must do now to grow your book of business in today’s new economy

·         How to continue your professional development, even if you’ve been in practice for years

·         Which qualifications and activities will advance your practice

·         How you can meet potential clients

·         The “must do” activities for solos and large firm lawyers for career and business development

·         Much more

You’ll leave this program with a list of bite-sized activities you can implement immediately to move your practice forward.

CLE credit is not available for this program.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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