Tuesday, October 8, 2019
4 PM - 8 PM

Circle Ten Council Offices
8605 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, Texas 75235

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.

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Agenda:

• 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,
Federal Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Justice Robbie Partida-Kipness,
Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas

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,
Certified Executive and Career Coach, JLC Consulting

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.

FAQs:

  • What are my parking options?
    Free parking.

  • What should I bring to the Latina Leadership Program?
    This should be a great networking event, so please bring plenty of business cards.



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