Guidelines

We are glad that you wish to participate in CLI's practice pitch program that will be held during the Summit on Monday, July 29th.  Before we match you, please read through the following guidelines.  Please note: all selected participants must be registered to attend the Summit by July 12th.  
 
Any questions, please contact Karen Hester at khester@legalinclusiveness.org; 303.313.6861.  Forms are due June 28, 2019.
 
Purpose:
___        Provide junior partners and senior associates the opportunity to pitch to, and receive feedback from, corporate counsel.  As CLI's mission is to advance diversity in the legal profession, preference may be given to applicants whose demographics are underrepresented in the profession.
___        There is no expectation that business will result from this exercise.

Logistics:
___        Partners/Associates may decide to form their own “team” or go solo when they pitch and will indicate preference on interest form. 
___        CLI will attempt to match attorneys to corporate counsel based on their areas of interest/expertise listed on the interest form.
___        Once matched, CLI will assign attorneys and in-house attorneys, and informed them of time/location of scheduled session.  
___        Practice pitches will occur during the Summit on Monday, July 29th.  All selected participants must be registered to attend the Summit by July 12th.
___        Each session will last 50 minutes.  CLI recommends the practice pitch be @ 30 minutes, with 15-20 minutes set aside for feedback and Q&A.

Deadlines:
___        June 28: Sign-up Form must be submitted to CLI.
___        July 8: If selected, applicants will be notified of match.
___        July 12: Selected applicants must be registered for Summit to avoid cancellation of match.
___        July 29: Practice Pitch session.

Follow-up:
___        CLI will talk with each participant for an evaluation by the end of September.
___        Participants will notify CLI if at some point business does directly/indirectly result from this program.

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* 1. Address

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* 2. Number of Years Practicing Law:

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* 3. Practice Area(s):

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* 4. Type of Legal Services You Will Pitch:

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* 5. Describe Any Skills You Hope to Acquire Through The Pitch Program:

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* 6. Selected participants must register to attend the Summit.  Your registration status:

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* 7. You have the option of presenting your pitch individually, or as part of a team.  You will be responsible for assembling your team. 

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