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Interactive In-Person Career Events & Seminars



April 19, 2018
Members Free

Practicing Law Differently

If you want to learn about new, effective ways to run your law firm, manage your client relationships, find out about alternatively defined work opportunities, and more, come to this special program. Our pioneering panel features:

Pat Lamb, Co-Founder of Valorem Law Group and ABA Journal columnist, The New Normal
Lori Gordon, JD/MBA and Senior Counsel, Fairchild Law Offices
Mark Ouweleen, Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott
Lindsay Essi, Head of MidWest Attorney Recruiting at Axiom Law

Kathy Morris of Under Advisement Ltd., the featured legal career counselor of the CBA Career Advancement Program, will moderate this not-to-miss, eye-opening (and not because it’s at 8 am!) program. 

Don't think about how you can do things differently, but how you can do things better (and differently).

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May 7, 2018
Free for Members

Harnessing Humor in the Law and Life

Find a positive role for humor in your career and job search! This fun, funny, and yet serious session will feature Chicago lawyer and stand-up comedian Paul Farahvar, recently named one of the top 40 up-and-coming comedians in America, dubbed by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as the "Laugh Lawyer." Paula Davis-Laack, founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute and the CBA's featured legal career counselor Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd., will round out the panel.

Kathy Morris, Under Advisement, Ltd.
Paula Davis-Laack, Founder and CEO of the Stress & Resilience Institute
Paul Farahva, The Laugh Lawyer

Register online or call 312-554-2056.

May 9, 2018
Members Free

Ask Our Career Counselor
Sign up for a 10-minute spot to ask your most top-of-mind career question in a confidential, one-on-one setting during Member Appreciation Week. The CBA Career Advancement Program's featured legal career counselor, Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd., will be on hand to answer a question about working well with a difficult boss or co-worker, getting where you thought you'd be in your career, writing a resume that will work for you in your job search, how to gain  time for your life and career...or whatever is most weighing on your mind. Sign up or, if spots are available, walk in to access quick, high-quality advice you can use now and as your career progresses.

Sign up online.