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Circuit Review Symposium (2016)   


Leading with Integrity: Lawyers as Leaders

Hosted by Seton Hall Law Circuit Review

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
4.5 CLE in Ethics for NY & NJ
Registration begins at 8:30-9:00 a.m.

Lawyers are fiduciaries, officers of the court and leaders in all respects.  As active members of a diverse number of professions, lawyers must maintain the virtues of professionalism and ethical behavior while utilizing their legal skills.  Seton Hall Circuit Review, Volume XII’s Symposium “Leading with Integrity: Lawyers as Leaders” explores the competencies and skills needed for lawyers to effectively lead with integrity.  This important program will provide a forum for attorneys who work in different areas of the law, as well as the public and private sectors to examine the intersection between integrity and leadership.  Professor Paula Franzese will lead a discussion with eminent ethicists on the hallmarks of effective leadership.  NJSBA President Miles S. Winder, III will join distinguished attorneys and professors to discuss the ways that lawyers can effectively communicate with both law and non-law related constituencies. Louis R. Franzese, Vice President of Global Employee and Labor Relations at American Express will deliver the keynote address at the Newark Club Luncheon, touching on themes from the entire symposium.  Mariellen Dugan, General Counsel for New Jersey Resources and Paul LaCaruba, Manager of Public Affairs for the National Hockey League, along with eminent attorneys and businesspeople will speak on ways to use the JD as a gateway to leadership positions in various sectors.  This lecture will of interest to any New Jersey or New York attorney who utilize their JD in leadership positions, and who wish to explore the ethical ramifications of being a leader with a law degree. 

Panel 1: Hallmarks of Effective and Ethical Leadership for Lawyers
Panel 2: Developing Leadership Competencies in the Private and Public Sectors: The Art of Effective Communication to Law and Non-Law Related Constituencies, Bridge-Building, Financial Literacy, Service on Boards, and Media Savvy
Keynote Address: Louis R. Franzese
Panel 3: Using the JD as Gateway to Leadership Positions in Legal and Non-Law Sectors

For more information about this event, please contact John O'Connor at 973-642-8711 or