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“Ten Key Skills for Building a Successful and Rewarding Legal Career over the Next 10 Years: An Insider’s Perspective”


When:             Thursday, April 5, 2012

Time:               5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.mm

(a complimentary cocktail reception will follow the presentation)  

Location:        Graydon Head & Ritchey, 1900 Fifth Third Center, 511 Walnut Street
                        Cincinnati, OH 45202, 20th floor

Cost:               Complimentary for GCMCP members and UC Law Alums

CLE:                GCMCP has requested one (1) hour of professionalism CLE credit in Ohio and one (1) hour of general credit in Kentucky

RSVP:            Michelle Moeller, or 513-722- 4942.   Pre-registration is now open.  Reserve your seat early as space is limited.          

So you think that you have what it takes to get promoted and make it to the top?  Get an insider’s perspective from two of the top legal recruiters in the country, Michael Sachs and Sonja Olds Sam of Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Chicago Office. The duo will share their “insider’s perspective” on the 10 soft and substantive skills most requested by today’s top corporations and firms when hiring their next lawyer.

Take an hour to invest in your career while gaining valuable, complimentary CLE credit. Sachs and Som will share how you can become a stronger candidate at your current or next employer. As the legal market place continues to evolve, you might be surprised at the skills and talents most highly prized by today’s employers. Please join us for a thought-provoking, practical look at personal development, followed by a complimentary cocktail reception.

About the Speakers:

Michael Sachs, Managing Director at Major, Lindsey & Africa-Chicago.

Mr. Sach’s national recruiting practice focuses on placing attorneys at all levels – from associate counsel to general counsels in corporate legal departments around the world, with a target on MLA’s Central Region.

Sonya Olds Som, Managing Director in Major Lindsey & Africa- Chicago.

Ms. Som’s practice focuses on developing and executing business development and strategic marketing initiatives for MLA’s In-House Practice Group, as well as MLA’s sister company, Inside Edge Legal, in the Central Region.

This event is presented by the University of Cincinnati Law Alumni Association and the Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program.