Complimentary Webcast! The Diversity and Law Clerks & Students Committees Present: Diverse Career Paths

In the midst of an economic downturn, thoughtful career planning is a must and more information is helpful in formulating a career plan. This panel will explore the career path and planning process for four successful attorneys. What prepared them for a career practicing intellectual property law? What was the role of networking in leading to their current position? What advice do they have for students and attorneys in building a career? How did they find success and fulfillment in the practice of law?


Paul Singh Grewal, Magistrate Judge,United States District Court, Northern District of California

Erin M. Dunston, Shareholder, Buchanan, Ingersoll, & Rooney LLP

Scott A. Herbst, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Stephanie Schonewald, Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP


Michael S. Mireles, Professor of Law, University of the Pacific,McGeorgeSchool of Law


Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm EDT

This Webcast is Complimentary.

To register for this Program, please follow these instructions:

  1. In-Person Participation. Those wishing to participate in person please visit the website.
  2. Internet Participation. Those wishing to participate via the Internet, please cilck here and click on the Upcoming tab. Use registration password “Career Paths 12”. Please enter coupon code that applies (listed next to each category above) upon checkout to receive discounted price.
  3. Onsite participation for law students is free. Registration is required. Use link above or contact Greg Glofak.

FCBA will not offer CLE credit for this event.

Also, students are invited to join the FCBA. The FCBA is the national organization for the bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit inWashington DC. They sponsor numerous intellectual property law related programs relevant to law students and award scholarships. The FCBA also holds a national conference every year and publish articles through the Federal Circuit Bar Journal and FCBA Newsletter.

All webinars are now offered for free to members and students may join the FCBA for free.