Interest Groups

My Experience with the Monthly Match Program: Alyssa Devine - Professionalism News

Get the news you want the way you want it: click the RSS button in the right corner to add this feed to your RSS reader, or click here to subscribe to this content. By subscribing, you’ll find this news on your Member Account page, and the latest articles will be emailed to you in your customized IndyBar E-Bulletin e-newsletter.

Professionalism News


Posted on: Oct 19, 2016

What's the Monthly Match Program all about? Find out through this testimonial series from those who've been there and done that! This week's article features Alyssa Devine.

"I met with John Moriarty from Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry LLP recently for the Indy Attorneys Network Monthly Match Program. Mr. Moriarty is Senior Counsel at his firm, which largely assists clients with patent and trademark issues. During our meeting, I learned that in order to practice patent law, you must pass the patent bar in addition to a state bar. He also explained that patent attorneys generally have a bachelor's degree in engineering.

I asked Mr. Moriarty about his advice to me as a first-year law student. He said, 'Get to know people.' He iterated the importance of building relationships with other attorneys to become recognized in the legal community as a hard-working attorney who does good work. In addition, Mr. Moriarty went on to explain how I can take concrete actions to getting to know attorneys in the Indianapolis area through Indianapolis Bar Association events and informational interviews."

If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Indy Attorneys Network page, please email Kara Sikorski at ksikorski@indybar.org.

DID YOU KNOW?

Indianapolis Bar Association (IndyBar) est. 1878 | 4,536 Members (as of 2.11.21)