Accelerating Your Career 

Jan. 14, 2021
Online

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2020-21 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE SERIES

“Accelerating Your Career"

 

 Date: 

   

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Time:

    

8:30am - 12:00pm (Atlantic Time)

Topic:

 

Accelerating Your Career

Join us for Part 3 of our 2020-21 Virtual Conference Series as we delve into issues of importance for early career lawyers and those looking to make a change in their practice. Learn tips for delegating work effectively and the importance of mentoring at all stages of your career; hear from experts about managing client expectations, making the transition from associate to partner and how to try and create work/life balance while juggling parenting and work, often from the same dining room table!

Bringing together professionals from various fields, including finance, private practice, public sector, education and a special guest appearance from the new President of the Canadian Space Agency, this fast paced and informative 1/2 day virtual conference will help you accelerate your career!

 Time

 Topic

 Speakers

 8:30am-8:35am

 Introductions/Welcome    

Session Organizer: Mary Anne MacDonald (Justice Canada)

8:35am-9:15am

Navigating New Waters: Finances, Delegation Skills and Efficiently Managing Workflow as you Begin or Transition Your Practice

Amber Penney (Partner, Lenehan Musgrave)

Dan MacLellan (President, MacLellan Moffatt Financial; Authorized Advisor for CBIA/Lawyers Financial)

9:15am-9:20am

                                                      Break 

 9:30am-10:15am

Work-Life Balance In 2020: Attempting to Keep Work and Personal Time Separate  

Michelle Kelly (Chair, NSBS Gender Equity Committee; Partner, Cox & Palmer)

Kelly Peck (Justice Canada)

Kym Sweeny (Province of Nova Scotia)

10:15am-10:20am

                                                    Break 

10:20am-11:00am

Great Expectations: Avoiding Mistakes and Managing Client Communications

Lawrence Rubin (Director, LIANS)

Robyn Scheilhauf (Associate, Davis Reierson)

11:00am-11:05am

                                                    Break

11:05am-11:35am

Mentorship: The Importance of Formal and Informal Mentoring at All Stages of Your Career

Jessica Lyle, TEP (Founding Partner, Touchstone Legal)

The Honourable Aleta Cromwell (Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial Court)

11:35am-12:00pm

What Else Can I Do? Using Your Legal Skills to Pursue Non-Traditional Careers

Lisa Campbell (President, Canadian Space Agency)

Kody Blois (Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants; former Associate, McInnes Cooper)

Location:

 

Via Zoom webinar

Cost:

 

CBA Members      $80.00 (+ tax)  
Discounted rates for Law Students, Articling Clerks and Lawyers in their first 3 years of call!

Non-Members     $150.00 (+ tax)
Non-members may register by contacting cbainfo@cbans.ca

     

 

 

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CONTACT INFO

Emily Roeding, PD Coordinator
Canadian Bar Association Nova Scotia
M102-1809 Barrington Street
Halifax NS B3J 3K8
 
Tel: (902) 422-1905 
Email:  emily.roeding@cbans.ca