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 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.
Online career resources for new lawyers including
podcasts, news and trends, and practice area insights.
Sponsored by LexisNexis.
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:
Enhance your resume. Stand out from the crowd through speaking,
writing and leadership opportunities.
Involved in the CBA:
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.