A Diverse Legal Community
- When: February 21, 2013, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
- Where: William F. Starr Hall Reading Room
The University of Connecticut School of Law
Black Law Students Association and Women Law Students' Association,
along with The George W. Crawford Black Bar Association
“Diversity: Navigating Being a Black Woman in Today's Increasingly Diverse Legal Community”
Join us for an intimate roundtable discussion with four attorneys on their experiences in an increasingly diverse legal community
as well as their advice for law students on building a successful legal career and work/life balance.
All students are welcome!
*A reception will follow the discussion*
Moderator: Natalie Braswell '07, General Counsel Office of the State Comptroller
Vanessa Roberts Avery, McCarter & English, LLP
Alexis Smith, Deputy Director of New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc.
Keisha Palmer '09, Robinson & Cole LLP
Please RSVP for the event at:
This event is partially or fully paid for by the student body of UConn Law, under the direction of the Student Bar Association.
All law students are invited and encouraged to participate.
Please contact Evan Coleman for more information.
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