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MMM Hosts Ga. Bar Diversity Program Business Development Event


Atlanta (April 2017) – Learning how to attract and keep new law firm clients isn’t something they teach in law school. That’s why The State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program is presenting symposiums to help attorneys build their legal practices.

Part II of the 2017 Business Development Symposium will be Wednesday, April 26, at the Buckhead office of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, which will host the event. Successful general counsels from leading organizations will share their secrets about skills that matter when they hire outside counsel. Georgia Diversity Program Chair and MMM Partner Clyde E. Mize Jr. will moderate the panel.

The top-tier panelists include:
Michael Bishop, General Counsel, AT&T IP Corporation
Darren Jones, East Region Labor and Employment Counsel, UPS
Elizabeth O'Neill, Chief Counsel, MARTA
Patrise Perkins-Hooker, County Attorney, Fulton County
Tuition for attorneys at firms belonging to the GDP Attorneys is $50. Other attorneys are welcome for a fee of $75. Members of the GDP steering committee may attend for free.

Registration is required to attend and to receive 1.0 hour of CLE credit (including 1 hours of professionalism.) To register to attend, click here. The registration deadline is April 24, 2017.

The breakfast meeting will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on the 11th floor of the Atlanta Financial Center, 3343 Peachtree Road, N.E. in Atlanta.

About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Morris, Manning & Martin ( is an AmLaw 200 law firm with national and international reach. We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of our clients’ success. To provide our clients with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of their needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity. MMM enjoys national prominence for its real estate, corporate, litigation, technology, healthcare, intellectual property, energy & infrastructure, capital markets, environmental, international trade, insurance, and timberland & forest products practices. MMM has offices in and around Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah and Washington, D.C. The firm also has a business development office in Beijing, China and a strategic alliance office in São Paulo, Brazil.

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