Building a Roadmap for Your Success in Law: Creating and Resourcing An Individual Development Plan
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6/4/2019
When: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CT
Where: UNO Thompson Center
6705 Dodge St
Omaha, Nebraska  68182
United States


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$25 - Registration Fee
FREE - Women and The Law Section Members
FREE - Law Student

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Do you have a set of goals and aspirations but aren't sure how to achieve them?

This session will teach you how to build an individual development plan [IDP] focused on achieving your career and development goals, as well as teaching you how to resource that IDP. Whether it is growing your client base, launching your transition into an in-house practice, developing new and evolved business development skills, acquiring expertise in a new practice area, picking up new courtroom or transactional skills, growing as a leader of teams in your practice venue, or the infi nite other options for your development as a lawyer, this program will demystify how to build a plan for your development and success. Participants will learn how to use a template IDP tool, as well as how to seek out the right education, experiences, relationships, and feedback to support their IDP and the resulting development. Participants will leave with an IDP tool for their use, a supporting 90-day development tool, and a list of resources focused on the legal industry that they can use as they continue their development journey.

Megan Belcher is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Scoular Company, a 126-year old company with over $5 billion in annual revenue and over 120 locations world-wide. Megan leads Scoular’s Legal, as well as its Brand Marketing & Communications teams. Before joining Scoular, Megan was a partner with an Am Law 100 firm in its Food & Agribusiness unit focusing on compliance, labor and employment, and litigation matters. Before returning to private practice, and from May 2007 until May 2016, Megan was a member of the legal leadership team at Conagra Brands, last serving in the role of Vice President & Chief Counsel - Employ ment Law and Compliance. In that role, she led the team that managed the employment, labor, benefits, and employee compliance related legal matters for the company’s 35,000 employees.

Megan is an honors graduate of the University of Missouri and Boston College Law School. She is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional and holds a Certif cate in Human Resources Management from Cornell University. Megan spends her investment time advocating for, coaching, and facilitating accessible development pathways for women aspiring to lead in the legal profession. She is the founder of Drinks Among Friends, a grassroots organization that offers educational and leadership development opportunities to women lawyers. She regularly speaks and writes on leadership and development topics for lawyers. General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Scoular Company.