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Using Grit and a Growth Mindset To Advance Your Career in the Law: Women's Law Section Event
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5/3/2018
When: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Reception: 5:00 - 5:30 PM | Program: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: Lewiston: USM Lewiston Campus


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WOMEN’S LAW SECTION SPRING PROGRAM: USING GRIT AND A GROWTH MINDSET TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER IN THE LAW
 
CLE CREDITS: 1.0 (Provided to MSBA members only)

(This event was originally scheduled for April 12. All registrations for April 12 will be transferred and honored on May 3. If you registered for April 12 and cannot attend on May 3, please contact Heather Seavey for a refund.)

A 2012 study looked at successful female attorneys and found they shared two common traits: grit and a growth mindset. Whether you are an associate on the track to partnership, a solo practitioner, a government attorney, a legal aid attorney, a mediator, or a member of in-house counsel, one thing is for sure – the traits of grit and perseverance will affect the success of your career. Your mindset can be the key to your success.
 
Please join the WLS on April 12 to participate in a hands-on, practical program that will educate participants about the science behind these traits, provide attendees with tools to assess their levels of grit and growth mindset, and offer practical ways to incorporate these concepts in career development and personal growth. We will act out and discuss how to deal with several hypothetical but common scenarios in small groups, such as being overwhelmed with work, having a billing dispute with a client,losing a big motion, not being invited to firm outings, dealing with difficult opposing counsel or supervisors, and being bullied in a deposition. You will get to choose what scenarios you participate in, to tailor this program to the issues most applicable to your practice. Ultimately, we want to help you develop a grit and growth mindset that will help you stay engaged and growing in your legal career for the long haul.
 
Buffet Dinner: Entrées: Lemon Parmesan chicken and vegetarian lasagna
Buffet Dinner:
Veggies: Oven roasted herb potatoes and lemon garlic broccoli

Nuffet Dinner:
Dessert: Assorted cookies and brownies

Buffet Dinner:
Decaf coffee & tea and cash bar

REGISTRATION FEES (NO REFUNDS)
MSBA Members: $40
Non-Member: $45
Law Student: $10


 


TIME
Reception: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Program: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION
USM Lewiston Campus
Function room 170, first floor.
51 Westminster Street, Lewiston

HOW TO REGISTER
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  • Members: If you are a member of the MSBA, please sign in to receive the member rate.
  • Non-Members & Non-Attorneys: If you have attended any MSBA event in the past, you have an account with us. If you do not know your username or password, please call the MSBA. We will provide you with login credentials so you can register online.
  • If you have never attended an MSBA event: Please call the MSBA or mail or fax this registration form to register.


QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!
1-800-475-7523.


 

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