But remember to step outside the "classroom" to mingle
with fellow aorneys before, in between, and aer the
sessions. Use the networking opportunities to share
dilemmas and feedback with each other. ese interactions
may pay oﬀ down the road as you receive client referrals,
as well as information for procedures in diﬀerent
jurisdictions or practice areas. And personal connections
developed at the AC can last a lifetime.
Of course, aending sessions and
networking all day long can exhaust
you, so rejuvenate yourself by
indulging in many social activities
oﬀered by AILA. You can also venture
out on your own and explore the tourist
aractions of Boston, where this year's
conference will take place. Every year,
AC is held in a diﬀerent city. But one
thing's for sure—you'll return to your oﬃce with valuable
knowledge, a wad of business cards, and great memories!
GAYLE OSHRIN is an associate with Wormser, Kiely, Galef &
Jacobs LLP in New York City and serves as a director on the AILA
Board of Governors. She currently serves on several national
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