Contract Lawyering and Outsourcing: Career Options
Start: May 24, 2007 Thursday 12:00 PM
End: May 24, 2007 Thursday 1:30 PM
D.C. Bar Law Practice Management Section; Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice Section; Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section; Government Contracts and Litigation Section; Administrative Law and Agency Practice Section; Health Law Section; and Antitrust and Consumer Law Section
Present a Brown Bag Program (Please bring your own lunch.)
Contract Lawyering and Outsourcing: Career Options for Lawyers, Staffing Alternatives for Firms and Big Benefits for Clients
The legal profession is rapidly changing, with costs of legal services rapidly on the rise. Many lawyers are dissatisfied with law firm life and yearn for career alternatives. And with unpredictable work loads, many firms, from solo practitioners to large firms to corporate clients, seek ways to meet temporary staffing needs without hiring full time employees.
That’s where contract lawyering comes in. Our panelists will provide varied perspectives on contract lawyering, and cover topics such as types of contract opportunities available, whether contract lawyering is career suicide, how a lawyer interested in providing contract services can find opportunities, rates for contract lawyers, outsourcing within the US versus overseas and ethics issues, such as marking up the cost of contract lawyers and bar membership requirements and much more.
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1250 H Street NW, B-1 Levell
Washington DC 20005
Sections Office 202-626-3463
Michael DJ Eisenberg, Law Offices of Michael Eisenberg (Contract Lawyer Perspective)
Jeffrey Weinstock, VP Operations, Ajilon Staffwise Legal (Recruiter Perspective)
Christy Stouffer (non-lawyer) Steptoe & Johnson (Law Firm Staffing Perspective)
Carolyn Elefant, Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant (moderator)
Law Students $5.00
Section Members and Subscribers $15.00
Government and Nonprofit employees $15.00
Non-Section Members $20.00
Visit the DC bar website, at DC Bar to RSVP. Hope to see you there!!