HBA members are invited to this free, bring-your-own-lunch CLE, Monday, September 23 from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Heritage Plaza ground floor conference room. Click here for parking suggestions.
Rosa Maria Villagomez will present “How to Strategically Manage Your Legal Career” for 1 hour of MCLE credit (no ethics). Participants will gain powerful, practical strategies for building strong legal career. Informed by the adage that “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail,” this presentation motivates attorneys to thoughtfully map out the important next phases of their careers and equips each attorney with tactics for effectively becoming the “go to” attorney within their firm or company.
Ms. Villagomez is a Legal Industry Consultant with Mountaintop Consulting focused on helping in-house and law firm attorneys reach higher levels of career success and productivity. In her 20 years as an attorney, she has worked with a trial law firm and in-house legal departments for global corporations, including as Associate General Counsel of Litigation for Eaton Corporation and Cooper Industries and most recently as Senior Counsel with Shell Oil Company. Throughout her career, she has helped build effective leaders through team and department management, diversity initiatives, and relationship development. After graduating from Stanford University, where she served as Senior Class President, Ms. Villagomez earned her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law. She is a Board Member for Girl’s Inc., an active member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and the Center for Houston’s Future, and a former member of the Greater Houston Partnership/Executive Women’s Partnership.