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13th Annual LCLD Alumni Leadership Symposium

The Thirteenth Annual LCLD Alumni Leadership Symposium will take place June 20-21, 2024, in Boston, MA at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Open to all attorneys who have completed the LCLD Fellows or Pathfinder Programs, the Symposium will offer educational sessions, career development opportunities, and engaging networking events.

Registration and the hotel block have closed. Click here to find the list of current Symposium registrants. Dress code is smart casual (jeans are acceptable and encouraged!) Here is the digital agenda.

Please contact LCLD Events Manager Kelsey Thompson for the following:

  • Accommodation requests or inquiries about accessibility
  • Questions about registration or reservations

Here are the sponsorship opportunities for the 2024 Annual Alumni Leadership Symposium. For sponsorship inquiries, please contact LCLD Program Specialist Tanner Watts. If you have any questions about the Alumni Leadership Symposium, please contact Alyssa Yuen, Alumni Program Manager.

Click here to view a detailed PDF version of the agenda.


Thursday, June 20

  • 10:00am-12:00pm: Off-site community service hosted by Nutter McClennen & Fish and MassMutual (Waitlist only)
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm: Registration
  • 1:00pm-1:15pm: Welcome
  • 1:15pm-2:30pm: Plenary | The Mental Game of Winners: How to Get Unstuck, Out of Your Head, and Thrive with Charles Clark
  • 2:45pm-3:15pm: Alumni Awards presentation
  • 3:30pm-5:00pm: Drinks & Dialogue, small group networking
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm: Off-site Reception at Kings Dining & Entertainment (60 Seaport Blvd)

Friday, June 21

  • 9:00am-10:00am: Breakfast
  • 10:00am-11:30am: Keynote | Disability Inclusion: How Allyship Enables All of Us to Thrive with Tiffany Yu
  • 11:30am-1:00pm: Business Meeting & Lunch
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm:
    • Breakout 1 – Innovative Approaches to Inclusive Excellence in Corporate Culture with Simeon Brier (2013 Fellow) & Lynnette Espy-Williams (2017 Fellow)
    • Breakout 2 – Marathon Mentality: Building Stamina in Your Legal Career with Jessica Lee (2021 Fellow) and Kyle Ferachi (2013 Fellow)
  • 2:15pm-3:30pm: Making Moves: Tangible Strategies to Build & Leverage a Personal Board of Directors with Danielle McCoy (2011 Fellow), Sharifa Anderson (2019 Fellow) & Nicole Lester Arrindell (2023 Fellow)
  • 3:45pm-4:15pm: Unlocking Opportunities: Exploring LCLD Alumni Initiatives with Brenda Howdershell (2018 Fellow), Michelle Park Chiu (2016 Fellow), Randy Lehner (2019 Fellow), Lisa Harris (2016 Fellow, and Elisa Chen (2022 Pathfinder)
  • 6:00pm: Dine Arounds