Howard University

My Life As a Lawyer

My Life As a Lawyer

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
The Corporate Counsel Women of Color will host a program titled: “My Life As a Lawyer”

Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008

Moot Court Room
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The speakers will address the following topics:
How to prepare for the Bar; transition from Law Student to Lawyer; decide on a Practice Area; work Effectively In a Law Firm, Governmental, or In-House Environment; and assume a Leadership Role Within the Legal Profession.

Speakers/Participants include:

  • Johnine P. Barnes (Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP)
  • Sheila Boston (Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP)
  • Dionysia Johnson-Massie (Partner, Littler Mendelson, P.C.)
  • Ann-Marie Mason (Counsel, MetLife)
  • Rosland F. McLeod (Vice President, General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Novation, LLC)
  • Tracey L. McNeil (Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP)
  • Kathleen Miles (Fannie Mae)
  • Danitra Oliver (Associate, Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP)
  • Tracy E. Poole (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Yolanda Rabun (Staff Counsel, IBM)
  • Laurie N. Robinson (CCWC & CBS Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • Medina J. Senghore (Director, The American Express Company)
  • Elizabeth Stanley (Attorney, Stanley, Marcus & Associates, PLLC)
  • Lisa M. Stenson (Assistant General Counsel, MetLife)
  • Benjamin F. Wilson (Partner, Beveridge and Diamond, P.C.)

Howard Law Alums

  • Paula L. Barnes (Counsel, MetLife)
  • Dorothy G. Capers (Deputy Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago Department of Law)
  • Jannel Coles (Discovery Communications)
  • Jacqueline J. Harding (Senior Associate Attorney, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP)
  • Nicole L. Harris Johnson (Senior Attorney, CBS Paramount Television Distribution)
  • Laquita V. Honeysucker (Legislative Representative, United Food & Commercial Workers, International Union)
  • Monica McCullough (Associate, Jones Day)
  • Joycelyn McGeachy Kuls (Vice President and Senior Counsel, Merrill Lynch)
  • Autumn M. Montague (Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)
  • Keba U. Riley (Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP)
  • Debra A. R. Sydnor (Partner, Alston & Bird LLP)

Buffet Dinner Served After Program