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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Professional Development Series

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


How to Be a Star Contributor


Please register for YLC Professional Development Workshop Series:


How to Be a Star Contributor on April 14, 2015 1:00 PM EDT at:


The VSB Young Lawyer Conference is pleased to offer "How to Be a Star Contributor", the third program in our Professional Development Workshop Series. Join leadership and development coach Lyzette Wallace for this interactive workshop, which will include, without limitation, concepts related to:


1. Defining excellence (what qualities comprise excellent work product);


2. Customizing your approach and workstyle to support and complement your client?s needs and work style;


3. Building a reputation for excellence;


4. Becoming indispensable to the attorneys you support;


5. Core principles to building thriving relationships with senior attorneys and support staff (e.g., managing up, setting expectations and boundaries, etc.);


6. Effective strategies for working (and winning) with difficult people; and


7. Changing perceptions (how to repair your reputation if you make a misstep).


This program has been submitted for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit. Please register for our webinar that will take place on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.


Future Programs in the Series include:


Building Healthy Internal Customer Relationships [Seminar], June 9, 2015
Professionalism [Webinar], July 21, 2013
Finding a Career Champion [Seminar], September 1, 2015
Requesting and Receiving Feedback: Using Your Review to Create a Strategy for Success [Seminar], October 13, 2015
The Anatomy of a Law Firm and Your Profitability Number [Webinar], Date TBD

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


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