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Local Attorney to Participate in Networking Event at Alma Mater

SPRINGFIELD — Local law firm Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C., announced that attorney L. Alexandra (Alex) Hogan will participate in a panel discussion during a legal-career and networking event to support the career development of students at her alma mater, Bay Path University.

The event, to be moderated by Bay Path Legal Studies Chair Justin Dion, will be held at the university on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m.

During the event, Hogan will join four or five other panelists representing various areas of the legal system. The panel will share their career stories and field questions from students before breaking into smaller groups to allow students the opportunity to learn more about the legal profession and practice their networking skills.

“As a graduate, Bay Path is near and dear to me, and I’m happy to provide assistance for their networking program,” said Hogan, who earned her bachelor’s degree in legal studies at the university. “I am honored to be selected as a panelist to discuss my career with the next generation of legal professionals.”

Hogan concentrates her practice primarily in business, litigation, and bankruptcy law. She graduated from Western New England University School of Law in 2008 with cum laude honors. There, she was also appointed an assistant editor and became a published author in the Western New England Law Review. She graduated from Bay Path University with summa cum laude honors in 1996. She has been selected by Super Lawyers to the Rising Stars list and as a Top Women Attorney (2011-2014). Additionally, Hogan was recognized by Junior Achievement as a 2012 recipient of the Gold Peak Performance Award and was included in the BusinessWest 40 Under Forty class of 2013.