A national expert on attorney career satisfaction and options, Hindi Greenberg will present an interactive workshop entitled Lawyers in Transitionsm on Saturday, June 12, 2004. The program, organized by the Young Lawyer's Section of the State Bar of Michigan will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Novi from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop will explore the issues of career dissatisfaction among lawyers and will offer some innovative solutions and direction on developing a career strategy plan. Ms. Greenberg will share information to answer questions such as:
- Should I stay in law?
- How do I research career options?
- What are my career options in law, related to law and outside of law?
- What are my transferable skills?
- How do I decide what really interests me?
A panel discussion will follow highlighting lawyers who have found satisfaction in various practice settings, non-traditional legal positions, and out-of-law careers.
Hindi Greenberg graduated in the top ten percent of her class in 1974 from Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, clerked for two courts, and was a business litigator in a major San Francisco law firm, a five-person firm, and in a corporation. She left full-time practice in 1984 and, during the next five years, did contract legal work for other lawyers. In 1985 she started Lawyers in Transition in San Francisco to help attorneys obtain satisfying career choices in and outside of law and assist law firms and corporations in retaining the best attorneys. Ms. Greenberg has presented repeat programs for the American Bar Association and state bar and specialty associations and law schools nationwide. She has been interviewed by major legal and general publications, including Time, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, Forbes, USA Today, the New York Times, California Lawyer Magazine, as well as CNN, NBC, ABC, and PBS television. The Los Angeles Times called her "the Ann Landers for lawyers." She has also written numerous articles and her own comprehensive career and resource guide.