Please join the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association for the 2019 Dallas Latina Leadership Program. This event provides professional development and leadership training for attorneys and law students. The program will highlight the skills needed to further develop your legal career and increase opportunities for advancement by building rapport, managing difficult conversations, and navigating stereotypes in organizations where Latina attorneys remain underrepresented at all levels.
CLE credit pending.
Sponsors: Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, Cowles and Thompson, and special thanks to Circle Ten Council/Boy Scouts of America for donating their meeting space.
• 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Registration and Networking (dinner will be served)
• 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Panel Presentation – “My Path to the Bench”
Judge Irma Ramirez,
Justice Robbie Partida-Kipness,
Judge Ramirez and Justice Partida-Kipness will discuss their paths to the federal and state appellate courts and the critical importance of Latina attorneys embarking on a career on the bench.
• 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm: Break
• 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm: Interactive Workshop – “Developing and Marketing Your Personal Brand”
Jill Lynch Cruz,
Does your professional reputation reflect how you want to be perceived by others? Do you attract the type of clients or business opportunities you value most? Through a variety of awareness activities and skill-building exercises, attendees will discover their unique value proposition and learn how to strategically leverage their brand to position themselves more competitively within their respective legal workplaces.