Here are video highlights captured at MTEN events for your viewing pleasure. Check out our YouTube channel to watch and keep up-to-date on all things MTEN related.
WEBINAR: 5 Steps to Transition From the Practice of Law (2019)
Casey Berman of Leave Law Behind shares the steps for the career pivot from the practice of law. Learn how to conquer your fears, shift your money mindset in preparation for the career transition, leverage your transferable skills and gain job search tips for alternative legal roles fitting your unique talents.
ESQUIRE 2.0: WOMEN LAWYERS UNPLUGGED (2018)
This dynamic conversation with attorneys 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).
Kim is Senior Director, Community Development Banking at Capital One. Kim shares her story from BigLaw to banking. She oversees the Financial Well-Being team which creates and implements programs and strategy around financial access, savings and credit building with non-profit partners across Capital One's markets. Kim started her career as an Associate for the Securities group at Sidley Austin LLP advising clients on investment products.
VAN ANN BUI
Van Ann is Director, Law Program at Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO). SEO Law Fellowship is a diversity program that offers scholarships, academic prep, and internship opportunities for incoming law students. She was a former Corporate Attorney at Proskauer Rose LLP.
Anushila is Lawyer & Photographer at Anushila Shaw Photography. She is a fashion and portrait photographer in New York. She is a graduate of the Masters’ Fashion Photography program at the School of Visual Arts, NYC. Prior to her photography career, Anushila was Managing Associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Discovery Counsel at MoloLamken LLP in New York where she represented financial institutions in securities litigation and regulatory investigations with a focus on post-financial crisis issues.
Pam is Deputy General Counsel, Real Estate & Regional General Counsel, Americas at WeWork. She began her career at Kramer Levin as an Associate in the Real Estate group, where her practice covered a wide range of commercial real estate transactional matters. Pam moved to WeWork in 2016 to focus on hospitality and real estate matters, focusing on the rapid growth, as well as maintenance, of WeWork's portfolio as well as managing the commercial and growth legal functions for the US, Canada and Latin America.
HOW TO LEVERAGE THE JD
Anushila, Kim and Van Ann share tips on how the JD, legal background & their transferable skills serve their respective roles.
DIVERSITY IN THE LAW
Anushila and Kim speak on the challenges women and attorneys of color face in the legal profession.
BAR PREP BOOT CAMP: THE HIGH BAR (2018)
Alisa Geller, Attorney and Founder of The High Bar, offers highly personalized lessons for the bar examination. By utilizing specific study and test taking strategies, she focuses on the reinforcement of an individual’s strengths and a targeted plan to address areas of difficulty. These techniques allow Alisa to ensure that each student studies smarter, more effectively, and feels confident when they Hit The High Bar.
Alisa explains how “Spaced Repetition” is a study method for bar exam preparation.
The 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 enterprising 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
ALT LEGAL CAREERS
Aisha, MaLora and Lisa share their journeys from law, challenges faced and triumphs made in their respective industries of professional development, government and entrepreneurship.