PDO Virtual Events

In response to the adverse impacts of COVID-19 on higher education and the economy more broadly, the Professional Development Office compiled a list of resources including webinars and virtual events for students to engage with the legal community and continue to hone their professional skills.

Passport to Practice

Expand upon your knowledge and skills at Passport to Practice, a FREE, upskilling bootcamp for law students and new lawyers. The summer 2020 program, a result of a collaboration between powerhouse professionals and academics, contains everything you need to know to navigate a career in the ever-changing legal landscape.

Orientation Sessions: June 24-25, 2020

  • Sessions held & recorded 11:00a - 12:20p EDT both days

Passport to Practice Program: June 30-July 16, 2020

  • Sessions held & recorded on Tue, Wed, Thu
  • Process Track Sessions: 9:30-10:50a EDT
  • People Track Sessions: 11:00a -12:20p EDT
  • Technology Track Sessions: 12:00-1:00p EDT

Tipping the Scales

Tipping the Scales is a FREE  online lecture series for students and legal professionals looking to develop skills and marketability in technology, innovation, and equity. Attendees who attend at least 15 of the one-hour lectures may apply for a Tipping the Scales: Technology, Innovation, and Equity badge to add to their resumes. This summer’s lectures are presented by leaders in areas like corporate legal operations, talent development, and diversity and inclusion.

The Bucerius Law School Legal Tech Essentials Program

Here at Bucerius Law School, a leading law school in Germany, we have offered a free online educational experience with many of the lecturers that would normally be on our campus.

From late June to early August, we are going to host inspirational presentations from some of the world's leading legal technology and operations experts on weekdays at noon U.S. Central Time (that's 7:00 p.m. CEST). We promise 60–90 minutes of insights and Q&A.

Be sure to sign up in time to receive updates on topics, lecturers and more.

Also check out our schedule below.