Esquire 2.0: Women Lawyers Unplugged (2018)

This dynamic conversation with attorneys who shared how they pivoted into alternative legal careers and different industries including the challenges faced as women lawyers.

  • Anushila Shaw – Lawyer & Photographer | Anushila Shaw Photography

  • Kim Allman – Director, Community Development Banking | Capital One

  • Pamela Swidler – Deputy General Counsel, Real Estate & Regional General Counsel, Americas | WeWork

  • Van Ann Bui - Director, Law Program | Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)

The panel was moderated by Elena Deutsch, Executive/Career Coach & Founder of WILL (Women Interested in Leaving (big) Law).

Esquire 2.0 Story: Kim Allman

Esquire 2.0 Story: Van Ann Bui

Esquire 2.0 Story: Pamela Swidler

Esquire 2.0 Story: Anushila Shaw

Esquire 2.0 Story: How the JD, legal background & transferable skills serve their respective roles

Esquire 2.0 Story: The challenges women and attorneys of color face in the legal profession


Bar prep boot camp: the high bar (2018)

Alisa Geller of The High Bar explained  “Spaced Repetition” as a study method for bar exam preparation.  Also, she discussed different learning styles: auditory | visual | verbal | kinesthetic as a key in determining how you retain information for bar exam success.


MTEN Speaker Series: Esquire 2.0 (2017)

This panel discussed their career transition from law to exciting areas in talent development/HR, government and entrepreneurship.

Aisha Greene, Director of Attorney Training & Development, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

MaLora McCullough, Special Counsel for Initiatives, Kings County District Attorney's Office

Lisa Owusu, Jewelry Designer/Fine Jeweler, Charlton & Lola