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Using the Force Of Your Network

You’ve just graduated from law school. You’ve got your JD. You’re studying for the bar exam. So, how about a job for when you pass it?

Now’s the time to use the biggest power in your universe to work – and rule the job market galaxy as you put your network in motion.

Take the jump to lightspeed with “Using the Force of Your Network,” a webinar presented by the Law Student Division, Young Lawyers Division, and the ABA Legal Career Central.

Our panel will help you:

  • Examine some of the basics of establishing and growing your network online
  • Identify what social networks are the ones employers are looking for
  • Help them find you through simple SEO tactics
  • Find your voice and establish your professional brand
  • Use blogs and video to your benefit
  • Find opportunities – and create them yourself!


Here are the slides for the presentation. And if you’re looking for links to Nicole Abboud’s tips about using video, you can find them right here.

Meet the panel

Nicole Abboud is the Founder of Abboud Media, a modern video marketing agency for lawyers by lawyers. She is an attorney and the host of The Gen Why Lawyer Podcast, a show dedicated to showcasing the Gen Y lawyers who are taking a chance on themselves and practicing law on their own terms. Find out more about Nicole and Abboud Media.

Franklin Graves is General Counsel for Naxos Music Group where he provides in-depth and wide-ranging legal guidance to a global media/technology company with over 300 employees across more than a dozen regional offices around the world. He currently serves as a Young Lawyer Fellow for the American Bar Association’s Section of Intellectual Property Law were he recently received an “Outstanding Leadership Contribution Award.” He has published numerous articles across multiple publications, including the ABA’s Landslide® Magazine, and frequently presents on intellectual property law and technology CLE panels with local and national bar associations. He is an active member of the Nashville Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. Franklin earned his J.D. degree, with a certificate in Entertainment & Music Business Law, from Belmont University College of Law in Nashville, TN, and his B.A. degree from Samford University in Birmingham, AL.

Irene Mo is an Innovation Assistant at LegalRnD – The Center for Legal Services Innovation and a student in the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute. She spent last summer at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. After graduating from Michigan State University College of Law in May 2017, she hopes to litigate in information privacy and security law. Follow her on Twitter @imokx or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Miguel H. Willis is a third-year law student at Seattle University School of Law and Founder of the ATJ Tech Fellows Program. The National Jurist recognized Miguel as Law Student of the Year in 2016 for his work organizing the Social Justice Hackathon and other innovative community initiatives.

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