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Legal Networking for Students: How to Stand Out in the Legal Industry

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Zoom webinar
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Section Chair: Student Liaison Director, Aleksander Kusik

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 21, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Subject Matter: Legal Networking for Students: How to Stand Out in the Legal Industry

The legal industry is arguably one of the most saturated, everchanging, and demanding industries. Because of this, networking continues to be one of the most critical and efficient ways to find opportunities to grow – and for many, networking has provided the biggest career moves, even as an entry-level professional.

In this webinar, you will learn strategies on networking in the legal industry either as a student or entry-level paralegal. You will learn about utilizing LinkedIn, engaging in informational phone interviews, leveraging non-legal work experience, and learning “hot” legal terminology to land the job you want. You will also learn how to take advantage of opportunities in the industry that many do not utilize. A focus will be put on how to network from the comfort of your own home!

There will be an opportunity for attendees to ask their own questions and share their experiences on developing their own brand.

 Aleksander Kusik, Litigation Paralegal

Speaker Bio:

Aleksander Kusik is a solutions-oriented professional with extensive experience in civil litigation and legal administration. He currently works as a Litigation Paralegal at Raytheon Company. He is responsible for assisting supervising senior attorneys on legal matters ranging from toxic torts, class-action settlements, audits, Grand Jury subpoenas, contract disputes, anti-trust matters, ethics and compliance investigations, and high-stakes litigation matters.

Recognized as a leading paralegal in the legal industry, Aleksander holds the position as the Student Liaison Director for the Massachusetts Paralegal Association, providing leadership and coaching for students interested in the paralegal profession.

Aleksander earned his Paralegal Certificate from Suffolk University and has a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a concentration in Psychology and Education Studies from Roger Williams University. He currently lives in Boston and is pursuing additional education in conflict resolution and negotiation

Location/venue:  Zoom.us webinar. A direct link and instructions will be sent to registered participants 24 hours prior to the meeting. Zoom webinars can be accessed via desktop, laptop, and mobile devices.




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