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November 2018

Is A JD 4 Me?

November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
FMC Corp., 2929 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Wondering what comes after college? Could law school be your next step? What would having a JD mean for your future? If you are considering going to law school but aren't sure it's for you, join law school admissions officers, students at Philadelphia area law schools, practicing lawyers and those who have taken their law degrees in other directions to learn about how to get into law school, ways to pay for law school, what law school is like and…

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DC Diversity Consortium Diversity Job Fair

November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC+0
American University Tenleytown Campus, 4300 Nebraska Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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The PDLG again this year will participate in the DC Diversity Consortium's annual 1L Diveristy Job Fair for students at GW Law, Georgetown Law, Howard Law and American Univerisity Washington School of Law. PDLG representatives will be avaialble to talk with interested students about the PDLG Fellows Program through which diverse students can obtain jobs in Philadelphia with PDLG member law firms and law departments for the summer after their 1L year. Contact: Lois Kimbol

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Widener: PDLG Fellows Program On Campus Presentation

November 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC+0
Delaware Law: Widener University, 4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803-0406 United States
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The Fellows Program is PDLG’s flagship program and was launched in 2003. It was modeled after a program of the Bar of the City of New York but differed in certain ways to be responsive to the requirements of PDLG members. The committee worked with the career services deans at the area law schools to gain support for the new Fellows Program and to persuade them to work with PDLG on identifying candidates. The Fellows  Program is intended to provide diverse students completing…

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2018 PDLG Symposium: Diversity in the First Chair

November 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0
The Union League, 140 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Diversity in the First Chair is a symposium focusing on the importance of having more women and diverse lawyers as first chairs in the courtroom and the boardroom. The plenary sessions from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. will include sessions on the view from the bench, from in-house counsel and from male attorneys and their female or diverse mentees. The symposium will conclude with lunch and a presentation by the Honorable Shira Scheindlin, Retired, US District Court of NY. Contact:…

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January 2019

Philadelphia Bar Association Business Law Section

January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0
Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Presentation of the Albert S. Dandridge III Diversity Award to the Philadlephia Diversity Law Group. Please contact John Leslie with any questions.

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February 2019

PDLG Associates Program

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
Morgan Lewis & Bockius, 1701 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Presentation and discussions about the business of law and how it impacts junior associates. This program is open by invitation to all diverse associates who started at PDLG member firms in 2017 and 2018. Please contact Lois Kimbol with any questions.

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Law Firms as Businesses: How that Affects Assoicates

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
Morgan Lewis & Bockius, 1701 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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Diverse first and second year associates at PDLG member law firms heard a presentation by James Brogan, Esq. of DLA Piper on how law firms work as businesses and the different ways that impacts assoicates including profitability, assignments (billable hour limits, can you say no, etc.), evalutaions and value. The dinner that followed was an opportunity to meet and talk in small groups with associates from other firm about this topics and others of interest.

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PDLG Fellows Program Interview Day

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Dechert LLP, Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Interviews for applicants to the 2019 PDLG Fellows Program. Invitation only. Please contact Lois Kimbol with any questions.

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Alumni Association Cocktail Meet and Greet

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
DLA Piper in each city office

The PDLG Fellows Program Alumni Association is hosting meet and greet cocktail hours in Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, DC on February 19. The cocktail hours will all be at DLA Piper and will be linked be video for part of the evening. All PDLG Fellows Program alumni are welcome at this kick off event for the Alumni Association.

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March 2019

PDLG Fellows Program Writing Seminar

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
White and WIlliams, One Liberty Place, 1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

All day seminar on writing for law firm and law department lawyers. This program is open by invitation to diverse 1L students who will be working in summer 2019 at PDLG member organizations. Contact Lois Kimbol with any questions.

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