AABANY proudly presents its 2018 Fall Conference, “Serving Our Community, Advancing Our Profession” which is taking place on September 22, 2018 at Fordham University School of Law. This year’s Fall Conference will feature a full day of CLE and non-CLE programs on cutting edge topics presented by AABANY’s committees and partners, as well as the following special programs:

Pitch Sessions

The Pitch Sessions provide participants an opportunity to engage in live pitch sessions to in-house counsel who have indicated a current or future need for outside legal services. Law firms, solo practitioners, and Elite and Gold level sponsors seeking to participate in the Pitch Sessions are pre-screened by in-house counsel based on their needs and selected participants are invited to join one or more pitch sessions at the Fall Conference.

Professional Development Coaching

We will be offering our Professional Development Coaching program with one-on-one or small group sessions that will take place throughout the day at the 2018 Fall Conference, in which a distinguished group of coaches will meet with participants to troubleshoot specific professional and personal development issues that may be impeding their career advancement. The goal is to help develop a game plan to address such development issues and help participants move forward in the legal profession.

Diversity Career Fair & Expo

The Diversity Career Fair & Expo provides law firms, government, public interest and corporate employers the opportunity to meet diverse candidates—including experienced attorneys, recent law school graduates, and law students—and share information about their companies and any job openings. Employers will also have the opportunity to conduct first round interviews of pre-screened candidates at the Fall Conference.

In-House Counsel Forum

AABANY’s In-House Counsel Committee will host a by-invitation only In-House Counsel Forum. This forum is intended to offer senior level in-house counsel and general counsel an opportunity to discuss  pressing issues of particular relevance for corporate counsel and to connect with other in-house attorneys.

Cocktail Reception

At the conclusion of the day, all participants are invited to stay for the Cocktail Reception to connect or reconnect with peers, friends and colleagues from AABANY.   AABANY will present its Trailblazer Award at the reception.