James Terpening Discusses Career Tips and Tricks in Webinar for Emory Graduates


James P. Terpening, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office and member of the Emory Law School Alumni Board, recently participated as a co-presenter in an Emory Alumni Association webinar for Tampa area Emory Law School and Business School graduates.

The program, titled “Career Tips & Tricks,” was hosted by Emory Law and Goizueta Business Alumni. Webinar attendees were invited to participate in the interactive online networking panel discussion, offering career tips and tricks with their colleagues. With his fellow panelists, James discussed a range of topics with the attendees, including personal career successes and failures, tips for recent graduates in connection with job searches and skills necessary for career success.

The Emory Alumni Association is made up of 153,000 members who are leaders, professionals, volunteers and mentors within the dedicated global alumni community, collaborating to create opportunities for investment in Emory’s future.

About James P. Terpening

James P. Terpening III is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group. James is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Construction Law. James represents owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals in disputes involving, among other things, payment, construction defect, construction lien, insurance coverage, and bond issues. In addition to jury and bench trial experience, James has completed Florida court-appointed arbitrator training and served as an arbitrator in a construction dispute and successfully represented construction clients in arbitrations. Beyond representation of clients in disputed matters, James advises clients on avoiding litigation and resolving matters through alternative methods of resolution, including negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

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