Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending February 26, 2016

Minority women are disappearing from BigLaw--and here's why

There has always been a focus on the importance of mentoring. In this video, three successful executives at Comcast discuss what types of relationships have helped them the most.

At the 2016 Makers Conference Carla Harris states "All of the important decisions about your career will be made when you're not in the room."

Linkedin gives people the opportunity to connect with individuals both within and outside of their professional networks, however rather than racing to 500 connections, individauls should focus on building connections that matter.

In law school there oftentimes is a lot of pressure. Dr. Weisinger gives tips on how to handle any potential pressure that one might experience right before an exam. 

Ashley Fletcher is a Class of 2018 student at Seton Hall University School of Law. During the summer of 2015, Ms. Fletcher interned at Bristol Myers Squibb in the Research and Development legal group. As an undergraduate student at Emory University, Ms. Fletcher was an English major. Prior to attending law school she completed her Master of Arts in Health Advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Fletcher’s Graduate Capstone Project focused on the intersections between Public Health and the Law and how the two fields can inform one another. After completing her Master’s program, Ms. Fletcher worked in the field of aging for three years both on policy oriented issues, and directly with Medicare beneficiaries. She is a member of the National Black Law Students Association, American Bar Association, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association.

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