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AABANY Presents Bootcamp: Road to the Bench, Pt. 2 - The Written Application
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1/13/2016
When: 1/13/2016
6pm-8pm
Where: Seyfarth Shaw
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York 
United States
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AABANY Presents Bootcamp: Road to the Bench (Pt. 2) - The Written Application

Co-sponsored by:

Hispanic National Bar Association (NY Region)
Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
South Asian American Bar Association of New York

 

AABANY, along with HNBA (NY Region), KALAGNY, and SABANY presents:

Bootcamp: Road to the Bench (part 2)


The Written Application

 
 
Date: Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
Location: Seyfarth Shaw
Time: 6-8 pm 


 

Speakers:

Hon. Elizabeth Stong

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of NY

 

Hon. Barry Cozier

Vice Chair, Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary

Senior Counsel, LeClairRyan


Robert Begleiter

Chair, EDNY Magistrate Judge Selection Panel

Partner, Constantine Cannon

 

Curriculum:

(Click on the above titles to download the documents.)

 

I. GETTING STARTED

Becoming a Judge - An Overview

September 19, 2015 - AABANY Fall Conference
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton - One Liberty Plaza, New York, NY
Judges from various state and federal courts will discuss what they do and how they got to the bench. The panel discussion will be followed immediately by an opportunity for attendees to speak one-on-one with judges. Attorneys from all stages of their careers, including those just starting out, are welcome.

II. THE WRITTEN APPLICATION:

Judicial Application Writing Workshop

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 6-8 pm
Seyfarth Shaw
620 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY
This workshop will provide hands-on advice on how to present yourself and your accomplishments most successfully. Examples of judicial application forms will be provided in advance and participants are encouraged to begin filling them out. During the workshop, you will learn about common mistakes candidates make, and how to avoid them. How do you choose your best cases, references, and attributes? How do you write the essay or cover letter? How do you handle shortcomings?

III. THE INTERVIEW:

Preparing for the Panel Interview

February 2016 - Date and Location to be announced

You’ve been selected for an interview. Now what? Learn how to prepare for the interview before a selection panel. Who will be interviewing you? What will they be looking for? What are some common questions? What should you not do? Participate in mock interview sessions in this highly interactive program.

IV. ENDORSEMENTS:
Why you need them, how to get them and how can they be effective?

May 2016 - Date and Location to be announced

Questions? Email judiciary@aabany.org