CBA/YLS Career Assistance
Programs: Move Forward in Your Career
Finding a new job or changing your career path is not
always easy. The CBA understands and offers a variety of programs and
publications to assist its members in advancing their legal careers.
Members can join the committee (to receive email notification
of meetings) online
now or call Awilda Reyes at 312-554-2134. Topics of free,
monthly luncheon meetings include job search techniques, resume writing,
interviewing skills, networking strategies, lateral transfers, and
alternative career options.
Search national job listings and post your resume at no cost!
Employers can post job openings and review resumes for a fee.
The Career Advancement Program has been created to help members
of all experience levels and backgrounds move forward in their careers.
This special program features longtime Chicago lawyer and career
advancement professional Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd. Kathy
has been helping lawyers of all skill levels and experience navigate the
Chicago legal job market for over 25 years. See upcoming programming,
watch on demand videos and read articles at www.chicagobar.org/CAP.
The CBA hosts a variety of career seminars throughout the bar
CLE listings now (search "career") or watch an archived
Webcast. Current titles include:
Lawyers Section Career Newsletter:
Check out the latest issues of the YLS's Careers Update (issues
are in PDF format).
a Law Firm Internet Portal (members only):
Practical tips on getting started, finances, marketing, client
development, risk management and more.
The CBA Legal Bookstore stocks many helpful guides
for finding a job, starting a law practice and developing new practice
Connected in Chicago's Legal Community:
Expand your legal practice and client base. Meet future
employers, mentors, business leads and friends at CBA-sponsored
networking events, CLE and meetings. Get connected now.
Involved in the CBA:
Enhance your resume! Stand out from the crowd through
speaking, writing and leadership opportunities.