Quarles & Brady and Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law HNBA Host Mentoring Program03/29/13
PHOENIX, ARIZ. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP, and representatives of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law's Hispanic National Bar Association ("HNBA") Mentoring Program, hosted "Finding Yourself in Both Work and Personal Time" on Tuesday, March 26, at the law firm's Phoenix office.
The event was geared toward informing undergraduate and law student HNBA members about reaching their professional and personal aspirations as members of the legal profession. The four speakers, all members of the mentoring program and legal community, addressed different aspects of what drives attorneys both professionally and personally. They touched on personal growth, leaving time for family, philanthropic engagement and intellectual interest, among other topics.
Speakers included attorneys Dawn Valdivia, chair of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix Labor & Employment Practice Group, and Charles Price, a partner at Dickinson Wright who practices civil litigation and mediation, as well as two law clerks, Kaitlyn Redfield‐Ortiz and Heather Todd Horrocks.
About the Hispanic National Bar Association Mentoring Program
Since its inception in 2006 by Professor Charles Calleros, the HNBA Mentoring Program has been consistently recognized for its outreach in the Phoenix community. The program encourages students to pursue fulfilling and meaningful work in the legal profession by creating teams consisting of students and law professionals willing to provide mentoring to students at lower levels. Each mentoring team ideally comprises at least one attorney, one law student, one college student and one high school student. Currently, the College of Law's Mentoring Program has 13 teams.
About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.quarles.com, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.