IPS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, Social Hour and Mentorship Program

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Please join us for the International Practice Section Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, this AGM will be held entirely online.  Attendance details and minutes from the 2019 AGM for approval by the membership are provided via the IPS listserv. 

A 20-minute presentation by Melody Young, a senior attorney at Kids at Need of Defense, will follow the AGM.  Melody will discuss new immigration policies, particularly the new proposed regulations on asylum and the migrant protection protocols (remain in Mexico policy).

A social component of the program will follow the presentation.

This is a very casual online event.  Please dress comfortably and join in!

Screenshots taken at this event may be later published in online or print materials (including the IPS’s website, The Global Gavel) reporting or promoting this or other WSBA events.  If you do not wish your image in a screenshot to be reused in these ways, you may opt out by saying so in the event Chat box or simply disable your video.

IPS Mentorship Program

Please consider participating in the IPS Mentorship Program.  Through the IPS Mentorship Program, we offer a great opportunity to network with foreign lawyers and JD, LLM and PhD students from across the world as well as our section members with a broad range of international legal experience. Please see the details of our “Mentorship Program” page of the Global Gavel.

How to Sign up for the Mentorship Program – For Practitioners
Please complete the form at the following link:
Practitioners do not have to be IPS members in order to sign up to be a mentor.

How to Sign up for the Mentorship Program – For Students
Please go to this web form to request to be matched with a mentor.

This information is also available via the IPS listserv and on the “Upcoming Event” page of the Global Gavel and the IPS LinkedIn.

We look forward to seeing you!

The WSBA International Practice Section Executive Committee

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