The Office of Diversity & Inclusion of the New York City Bar Association invites diverse high school students to participate in our weekly Thursday professional development program starting on Thursday, July 9, 2020 through Thursday, August 27, 2020 via Zoom. The Thurgood Marshall Professional Development Series (TMPDS) is a professional development workshop series for diverse high school students to strengthen their skills. Our virtual workshops this summer will cover a variety of topics geared towards students interested in learning more about the legal profession. At each workshop, students will hear from practicing attorneys and then break into networking sessions with legal professionals. The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Professional Skills 101
Thursday, July 16, 2020 | Interview 101: Prepare, Meet and Thank
Thursday, July 23, 2020 | Networking and Career Success 101
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | Staying on the Pre-Law Track: College and Beyond
Thursday, August 6, 2020 | Criminal Law 101
Thursday, August 13, 2020 | Civil Prosecution 101
Thursday, August 20, 2020 | Negotiation 101
Thursday, August 27, 2020 | Making an Impact: Public Policy and Government 101
Students may register here: https://nycbardiversity.typeform.com/to/XPjyam All high schools students are welcome (grads 9-12). This series is FREE.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Below, you will find a link of Bishop DiMarzio’s message to the Graduates of the Diocese in Brooklyn and Queens.