Butzel Long hosts the ABA Woman Advocate Committee’s Regional Networking Gathering on July 18



DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long’s Women’s Leadership Committee is the Michigan host for the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Woman Advocate Committee’s Regional Networking brown bag lunch program at Noon on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the firm’s offices in Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills and Detroit. All female attorneys are invited to attend the program to discuss gender issues in the profession.

The program will feature a special telephonic address from Nan E. Joesten, Esq., an executive coach and consultant and the founder of Rapid Evolution LLC, a consulting firm devoted to accelerating professional development. The topic for her presentation is titled, “Don’t Just Survive, Thrive! – Five Steps for Making Your Law Practice A Place Where You Thrive.”

During the program, participants will learn career development tips including: how to create your own board of directors, the role of meaningful mentoring, and the easiest thing you can do to improve the likelihood that you will achieve your career goals. 

Before starting Rapid Evolution, Joesten was a partner in the intellectual property group at San Francisco’s Farella, Braun + Partners LLP. She also is a leader in the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association, and previously co-chaired the Section’s Annual Meeting and the Woman Advocate Committee.

“The ABA Regional Networking events are excellent opportunities for women attorneys to gather for professional development and networking,” said attorney Robin Luce Herrmann, a member of Butzel Long’s Women’s Leadership Committee. 

The program is free. Attendees are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch. However, reservations are required and can be emailed to the following Butzel Long host attorneys:

Ann Arbor, Mich.
Jennifer Dukarski
Butzel Long
301 East Liberty Street, Suite 500
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Angela Emmerling Boufford
Butzel Long
Stoneridge West Bldg.
41000 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Detroit, Mich.
Debra Geroux
Butzel Long
150 West Jefferson Avenue, Suite 100
Detroit, MI 48226

About Butzel Long

Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a leading law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is also a member of the Washington D.C. law firm, Butzel Long Tighe Patton. Butzel Long represents clients from diverse industries on regional, national, and multi-national levels and is a member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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Media Contact: Maribeth Farkas at Caponigro Public Relations Inc.,
(248) 353-3030, ext. 2114.

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