Becoming Corporate Counsel - How to be a trusted advisor as in-house or outside corporate counsel

Event Description

For lawyers who provide advice to corporate clients, there's a maze of laws, requirements, and relationships. Whether you're a new lawyer, veteran lawyer, or looking to learn about a different career path, succeeding in corporate practice means mastering many skills. Our panel of in-house and outside counsel will describe how they got started and provide tips and tricks, honed by their experience, on how to become an effective and trusted corporate counsel. Please join us after the presentation for an online social and networking. The CLE is from 3:00 - 4:00 pm and the online social is 4:00 - 4:30 pm.

This CLE is co-sponsored by the HCBA Corporate Counsel Section and HCBA New Lawyers Section


Catherine Abbett, Corporate Counsel – Compliance at Cantel Medical
Sarah Roeder, Corporate Counsel at Wunderlich-Malec Engineering, Inc.
Rachael Hafdahl, Corporate Counsel at Life Time, Inc.
Royee Vlodaver, Attorney and President at Vlodaver Law Offices, LLC
Moderator: Colin Hargreaves, Attorney at Ogletree Deakins 

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 360521


HCBA Member:  $0
Non-HCBA Member:  $40
Law Student/New Admittee: Free

Deadline to register: May 18, 2021 

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The HCBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Abby Ward


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Thursday, May 20, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM