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WLG | beyond borders

June 21, 2021 12:00am
Committee: Young Lawyers Forum
Host Firm: World Law Group

Registration is now open for WLG | beyond borders—a six-week digital program for associates. Join us June 21 – July 30 from anywhere! Your office, home or the beach; all you need is wifi. The sessions are designed for professional growth including speaking, presenting, writing, and time management skills; peer and mentor networking; optional projects with promotional opportunities; and legal discussion. View sessions below.


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Orientation Video

Please take a moment to watch this introduction to World Law Group. It is short. So short you won't be able to finish half a cup of hot coffee before it is over.

Sessions

Video/Teleconference
June 21, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

Pen pals are random assignments, with attention to pairing you with pals in the same or cross-selling practice areas. Pen pals schedule their own time during the two-week arrangement to meet—we recommend setting up a Zoom or other video call to connect. You are encouraged to keep in touch over email and even work on optional program projects together.

Video/Teleconference
June 22, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am

Virtual speed networking is a fun and effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. This session gives you a chance to connect with other like-minded associates across the globe who are participating in WLG | beyond borders—and a good way to get acquainted with the WLG network.

Video/Teleconference
June 22, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am

Virtual speed networking is a fun and effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. This session gives you a chance to connect with other like-minded associates across the globe who are participating in WLG | beyond borders—and a good way to get acquainted with the WLG network.

Video/Teleconference
June 22, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Virtual speed networking is a fun and effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. This session gives you a chance to connect with other like-minded associates across the globe who are participating in WLG | beyond borders—and a good way to get acquainted with the WLG network.

Video/Teleconference
June 22, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Virtual speed networking is a fun and effective way to create new and foster existing business relationships. This session gives you a chance to connect with other like-minded associates across the globe who are participating in WLG | beyond borders—and a good way to get acquainted with the WLG network.

Video/Teleconference
June 24, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am

A picture is worth a thousand words, so how much is a video worth? Being able to communicate ideas and capture attention over video leaves an impression. This session will teach you how to prepare for presentations to convey messages over video. These skills and best practices are transferable to in-person presentations.

Video/Teleconference
June 24, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm

This will be a viewing of the earlier recorded session to accommodate our many time zones. The “live” part of this session will be with a WLG staff member. You will have the ability to connect with other participants live and discuss concepts covered in the recording.

Video/Teleconference
June 29, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am

Pour a fresh cup of coffee and let's talk about what fuels our day. In this session, we are discussing global coffee laws, from agriculture to trade, manufacturing to trademarks—decaf, tea and hot chocolate drinkers welcome.

Video/Teleconference
July 1, 2021 8:00am - 9:00am

Your mentors are available during these sessions to answer your questions and share their experiences. These sessions are not presentations. Be prepared to participate, ask, comment and engage during your selected session.

Video/Teleconference
July 6, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

Pen pals are random assignments, with attention to pairing you with pals in the same or cross-selling practice areas. Pen pals schedule their own time during the two-week arrangement to meet—we recommend setting up a Zoom or other video call to connect. You are encouraged to keep in touch over email and even work on optional program projects together.

Video/Teleconference
July 6, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am

Bring your favorite brew – we are talking about law and beer. This session connects you with fellow beer enthusiasts and teaches a bit about the trade—from craft production to large-scale manufacturing; this industry touches so many law practices.

Video/Teleconference
July 7, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Put on a hot pot of tea and let’s talk. In this session, we are discussing global tea and coffee laws, from agriculture to trade, manufacturing to trademarks—coffee and hot chocolate drinkers welcome.

Video/Teleconference
July 8, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am

Your mentors are available during these sessions to answer your questions and share their experiences. These sessions are not presentations. Be prepared to participate, ask, comment and engage during your selected session.

Video/Teleconference
July 13, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

As a lawyer, you make sense of the need to know information for the rest of us. Clear writing that captivates and explains has never been so important. This session will teach you how to identify whom you’re writing for, the value of knowing your audience, best practices in structuring your title and information, and general guidance in ensuring that your published content reaches and informs the right eyes.

Video/Teleconference
July 13, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm

This will be a viewing of the earlier recorded session to accommodate our many time zones. The “live” part of this session will be with a WLG staff member. You will have the ability to connect with other participants live and discuss concepts covered in the recording.

Video/Teleconference
July 15, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

Your mentors are available during these sessions to answer your questions and share their experiences. These sessions are not presentations. Be prepared to participate, ask, comment and engage during your selected session.

Video/Teleconference
July 20, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

Pen pals are random assignments, with attention to pairing you with pals in the same or cross-selling practice areas. Pen pals schedule their own time during the two-week arrangement to meet—we recommend setting up a Zoom or other video call to connect. You are encouraged to keep in touch over email and even work on optional program projects together.

Video/Teleconference
July 20, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am

Your mentors are available during these sessions to answer your questions and share their experiences. These sessions are not presentations. Be prepared to participate, ask, comment and engage during your selected session.

Video/Teleconference
July 22, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am

How we manage our time throughout the workday is critical to our emotional well-being, sense of self, productivity, and overall success. Never has time management been more challenging than in this "work from home" situation lawyers now find themselves in, where the lack of structure and influx of new distractions are wreaking so much havoc.

Video/Teleconference
July 22, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm

This will be a viewing of the earlier recorded session to accommodate our many time zones. The “live” part of this session will be with a WLG staff member. You will have the ability to connect with other participants live and discuss concepts covered in the recording.

Video/Teleconference
July 27, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am

Your mentors are available during these sessions to answer your questions and share their experiences. These sessions are not presentations. Be prepared to participate, ask, comment and engage during your selected session.

Video/Teleconference
July 28, 2021 11:00am - 12:00pm

We are sharing our favorite happy hour beverages and distilling the law and cocktails. This session connects you with fellow legal mixologists—no bartending experience required—and explores laws worldwide related to the world of fermented sugar.