Career Management:
Pressing Issues at the Forefront

May 3, 2018
Toronto ON

OBA Women Lawyers Forum PROGRAM | 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of intimate and in-person candid discussions about pressing career management issues women lawyers are facing. Our experts will share their insights on the following topics in an informal setting:

  • Career Transitions: how to get hired, re-hired after a leave, making a career move
  • Maternity Leave: creating a maternity leave plan, important factors to consider before, during and after your leave
  • Workplace Issues: how to deal with discrimination at work, how to deal with difficult lawyers and difficult clients; how to address pay equity issues
  • Marketing and Self-Promotion: how to develop a business plan, market oneself, network effectively, get promoted, ask for a raise

Bring your questions to discuss with our expert coaches. Following a panel discussion, our speakers will break out into smaller group settings to discuss these topics with attendees. Delve into these important issues with your colleagues and develop or grow your career management plan.


Gina Alexandris, Ryerson University
Milisa Burns, Strategic Evolution Coaching & Consulting
Natasha Persaud, Law Society of Ontario, Discrimination and Harassment Counsel
Andrea Laing, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP


Victoria Boucovalas, Kapelos & Carlisi Law Office, Barristers and Solicitors
Anna Wong, Landy Marr Kats LLP

Generously Sponsored by:


Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm Registration
5:30 pm Program followed by Q&A
7:00 pm Networking Reception
Location: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
199 Bay Street, Suite 4000 | Toronto, ON | M5L 1A9


CBA Member: $55* | CBA Student Member: $25* | Non-Member: $80*

*plus applicable taxes


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