Duke Law Summer Insitute

DC Summer Institue on Law & Policy

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Event Information 

Event:  Duke Law DC Summer Institute - Professional Growth
Event Dates:  Friday, 07/18/14 01:00 PM - Friday, 08/01/14 05:30 PM

The Duke Law D.C. Summer Institute will offer two intensive courses intended as professional growth opportunities for lawyers and other practitioners working in Washington. The courses will cover such topics as the changing landscape of law practice, skills development, the lawyer’s role in advising and facilitating corporate transactions, and more.
For additional details about the course panel and breakout sessions, speakers and leaders, please visit http://law.duke.edu/dcinstitute/growth/.
Both courses will meet at the Duke in Washington office located near Metro Center at 1201 New York Ave., NW, Suite 1110, in Washington.


Shifting Gears: Practical Advice for Career Transitions or Reentering the Workforce Successfully

July 18, 2014 | 1:00-5:00 p.m.
The course will feature conversations on how law practice has changed in the last 5-10 years; cutting-edge opportunities; new areas of practice; how to identify one's passion; and strategies for gaining skills or marketing existing skills.


Essential Business for Lawyers

August 1, 2014 | 8:30-5:30 p.m.
The course will explore the business context in which lawyers function, as well as the lawyer’s role in strategy, risk analysis and management, and advising and facilitating corporate transactions. Breakout sessions will focus on specific skills and concepts related to accounting, finance, operations, negotiation, and corporate management.


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Questions about registration should be addressed to:
Conference & Event Services
Phone: (919) 660-1760

General questions regarding this program or the course schedule contact:
Duke Law School
D.C. Summer Institute on Law and Policy
Phone: (919) 613-8527
Amanda Lacoff