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Careers in Environmental Law Seminar on February 28th

If you or someone you know is interested in a career in environmental law, the Environmental Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section is organizing a “Careers in Environmental Law” seminar.  It will take place on February 28th from 3 pm to 4:30 pm at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court (or via webcast).  A networking reception will immediately follow the seminar.

You can find registration details here and more information below.  Thanks to our reception sponsors Weaver Boos Consultants and Precision Discovery for their support!

Careers in Environmental Law

Tuesday, February 28, 2012/3:00-4:30 p.m.
Reception immediately following. Sponsored by Weaver Boos Consultants and Precision Discovery.
No MCLE Credit
In-person or CBA Webcast
Presented by YLS Environmental Law Committee
Inperson Price: $0 CLEAdvantage/$7.50 Law Student Member/$15 Member/$30 Nonmember
Register online at

This program is designed to provide young attorneys and law students with a forum to talk to successful environmental practitioners. The speakers will provide insight into the diverse practices available in environmental law and the paths each attorney took to get to their current position. The speakers will also provide advice to young attorneys looking to start a career in environmental law. The moderators will have prepared questions for the speakers and will also take questions from those in attendance. A cocktail reception will be held after the panel discussion to allow for additional and more informal interaction between the speakers and the attendees.

-Career path of each speaker
-Insight into different environmental law practices
-Advice for young attorneys interested in environmental law field

Gary Steinbauer, Assistant Regional Counsel, U.S. EPA
Kristen Laughridge Gale, Nijman Franzetti, LLP
Christine Fernandez, Assistant General Counsel, E.ON Climate & Renewables North America, Inc.
Keith Harley, Director of the Environmental Law Program, Chicago-Kent College of Law and Director of the Environmental Program of the Chicago Legal Clinic

David J. Scriven-Young, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Averil M. Edwards, Winston & Strawn, LLP

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