Kirkland & Ellis LLP
San Francisco, CA
Lisa Dickinson is currently the Director of Attorney Recruiting and Professional Development for Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Northern California (San Francisco and Palo Alto). Prior to this, she served as the Director of the Office of Career Planning at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Ms. Dickinson is a past NALP President and former Board member. She is currently chairing NALP's 2017 Annual Education Conference and has chaired the Nominating Committee and the NDLE Work Group. Ms. Dickinson has presented at several NALP Annual Education Conferences as well as NALP's Newer Professionals' Forum. She has served as President and remains actively involved in the Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for OneJustice, a statewide coordinator of legal services in California. Ms. Dickinson has also served as a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco's LGBT Issues Committee, a subcommittee of its Equality Committee, which researched and wrote a report on best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting LGBT employees. Ms. Dickinson has a JD from the University of San Francisco and a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.