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A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Professional Development Series

Career Development

These programs aim to assist you in planning your career from making long term plans to how to adapt and behave in a professional setting. Receive advice from successful young lawyers and seasoned practitoners that will set the building blocks to a fulfilling career. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at


Entering Unknown Territory:  Choosing a Career Path


Recorded by the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, September 2009.


Learn about the various factors that go into a new lawyer’s career choice and what to consider when starting out from law school.  While some lawyers may start their careers through on campus interviews, others take different paths.  Listen for various ideas. This program lasts approximately one hour.


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Moderator: Keri-Ann Baker, Associate, Lewis, Longman, and Walker, West Palm Beach, FL




Brian Charville, Assistant County Attorney, Arlington County, Arlington, VA (Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference Chair)


Min Cho, Associate, Holland and Knight, Orlando, FL


Jeana Goosman, Partner, Goosman Law Firm, Sioux City, IA


Rebecca Roser, Associate, Robinson, McFadden, and, Moore, Columbia, SC


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