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RumbergerKirk returns to FAMU Law to provide virtual workshops on legal hot topics

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FAMUFor the second year in a row, RumbergerKirk is hosting a series of workshops for Florida A&M University College of Law students.

The RumbergerKirk Professional Development Series moved to a virtual format and features five workshops designed to help prepare the next generation of leaders for the ever-changing legal industry.

The workshop series kicked off in September with a presentation on “Taking the Bar Exam and Bar Admissions Process,” presented by Richard Greenberg; Michaela Kim; and Sara Lewis.

“During these unprecedented times, it’s more important than ever that we provide our law students with opportunities to enhance their legal education with practical skills that will help ensure that they are practice-ready when they graduate,” said FAMU Law Dean Deidré Keller. “It’s so appropriate that we launched this year’s professional development series by addressing the bar exam, which now includes an additional set of stressors and uncertainties for law students and recent law graduates everywhere because of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

RumbergerKirk Managing Partner Frank Sheppard said the firm is dedicated to helping students evolve into “confident, sharply skilled, and well-rounded trial attorneys.”

“The practical sessions will expose the law students to litigators’ daily tasks, both inside and out of the courtroom, and will ensure students are exceptionally prepared as they begin their professional careers,” he said,

On October 22, the firm presented “Associate Life: What to Expect Your First Three Years,” presented by Jason Bullinger; Vaughn Glinton; and Christian Tiblier.

Future events include:

• November 5 – “Courtroom Etiquette and Professionalism,” presented by Suzanne Hill; Judge Bob LeBlanc; and Judge Margie Schreiber.

• January 7 – “Interviewing Skills,” presented by Angela Sterley, a human resources director

• February 4 – “Taking Depositions,” presented by Skip Eubanks; Darryl Gavin; and Shenele Pettis Bright.

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