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Law Students

Law Student Membership and Involvement in the CBA


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The Young Lawyers Section's (YLS) Law Student Committee provides a forum for Chicago area law students to not only participate in CBA events, but also bring student issues to the attention of bar association leadership, make career contacts and learn more about the realities of practicing law. Each bar year, the YLS plans and hosts several annual events that area specifically designed for law students. In addition, law student members are encouraged to participate in the activities of the Young Lawyers Section. Below is a quick reference guide of upcoming events law student members are encouraged to attend as well as links to additional CBA services and programs that may be of use to the student member.




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Pro Bono/Volunteer Opportunities:


Continuing Legal Education:


Law Practice Management & Technology:


Upcoming Events:
(Also visit the YLS Events page for the most recent Section news and events)

How to Turn Your Witness Into a Star - July 31
Join the Young Lawyers Section for new programming with Katherine James of Act Communication on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at UBS Tower.

Katherine's clients routinely call her course one of the most helpful witness preparation workshops they can take. Learn how to turn even your most nightmarish witnesses into stars. 
See all the details and registration online.