Panel moderator, attorney Luz Herrera, will expand the discussion begun at the Washington Young Lawyers Division’s “Young Bar Leaders Summit” in March 2009. The interactive format with the audience will focus on unemployment facing new lawyers in this economy, high student loan debt, filling the gaps in civil legal aid while keeping skills developed through pro bono/volunteering, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, and concern for work-life balance. Participants will develop action plans to address various problems facing young and recently admitted attorneys.
Saturday, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m., Rooms A/BWilberforce Agyekum, Washington Young Lawyers Division (WYLD) Committee for Diversity Co-chair Jaime Hawk, WYLD President Naomi Kim, WYLD Committee for Diversity Co-chair Carla C. Lee, Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors
Please see the WSBA Bar Leaders site for more information.