Dahman Presenting at Ohio Supreme Court Symposium

September 22, 2016

The Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism will host the fourth biennial Student to Lawyer Symposium on October 21st.  The Symposium gathers experienced attorneys, new attorneys, law students, law school professors and judges for a discussion of the best practices law students need to know in order to be exemplary professionals.

The theme for this year’s Symposium is “The Resilient Professional: Learning How to Rebound, Adapt & Thrive.”

Samir Dahman, Partner in Charge of KJK’s Columbus office, will be presenting a PED Talk, which is similar to a TED Talk, focusing on professional and educational development.

student to lawyer symposium

More information about the program can be found here and a schedule of events for the day can be found below.

Friday, October 21, 2016
Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

10:00 Welcome
10:05 PED Talks (a take on TED Talks – high-impact message on professional & educational development)
• Stephanie Adams, Liberty Mutual Group
• Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal
• Samir Dahman, Kohrman Jackson Krantz LLP
10:40 Using Grit & Growth Mindset to Foster Resilience & Professionalism in Law Students & Attorneys – Professor Carolyn Broering-Jacobs, Cleveland Marshall College of Law
11:40 IGNITE** – Ohio State Bar Association – Building Resilience
11:45 Break
12:00 Concurrent sessions
• Teaching Leadership, Emotional Intelligence and Mindset to Lawyers & Law Students – Professor Jaime Bouvier, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
• Ethical Discretion: Developing Resilience – Professors Jean McQuillan, Cassandra Burke Robertson, & Jonathan Gordan, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1:00 Networking Lunch – Each law school will host its own break-out group consisting of law school faculty, judges, bar leaders, experienced practitioners, and new lawyers. Attendees will discuss how their local legal community may best meet the challenges of preparing law school students and new lawyers to be exemplary professionals.
2:30 Lessons from a Different Court: Sport & Performance Psychology for Legal Professionals – Dr. Rebecca Cook & Professor Susan Wawrose, University of Dayton
3:30 IGNITE** – Cincinnati Bar Association – Building Resilience
3:45 Wrap up
4:00 End of event