The Young Lawyers Section of The Chicago Bar Association hosts many
events and programs throughout the bar year designed to provide useful
and relevant information along with networking opportunities for the new
attorney. Information on upcoming events and opportunities are detailed
YLS Shadow Program
YLS Chair Paul Ochmanek invites attorneys and law students to
participate in the Young Lawyer Section's new Law Student Shadow
Program. The program aims to assist law students in obtaining an
understanding of the practice of law as well as serve as an introduction
to our profession's many practice areas. Become involved with the
program for as little as a single hour of your work day.! Learn
more about the program or schedule opportunities at www.chicagobar.org/ylsshadow.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - May 28
The YLS has teamed up with Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® to organize a
unique walk for men through Chicago's Loop. Men are invited to literally
walk one mile through Chicago's Loop in women's high-heeled shoes (women
are invited to participate and support the male walkers). The event aims
to raise awareness about the cause and effects of sexualized violence
and will be a fun way to get people talking about a very difficult
here for more information.
Constitutional Rights Foundation’s Jury Experiences
The Young Lawyers Section is gearing up with assist with the
Constitutional Rights Foundation’s (CRFC) "Jury Experiences"
program. CRFC is looking for small teams of attorneys (2-10 persons) to
participate/lead mock trials this spring in Chicago Public Schools.
Volunteers will work with 1st-3rd grade classes to conduct State v. Wolf
or 4th-5th grade classes to conduct State v Bean. The trials are the
concluding event in a year-long civic learning cohort between CRFC and
the schools. Click
for more information and list of dates and schools. To volunteer, please contact Jessica Chethik at 312/663-9057 x
218 (email@example.com) or Anita Dellaria at 312/663-9057 x 205
Whether you are a student, recent graduate or waiting for your
employer’s health insurance benefits to begin, the professionals
at CBA Administrators Inc., an affiliate of The Chicago Bar Association,
can assist you with health or other insurance questions. Check out these
and our other insurance programs at www.chicagobar.org/insurance
or call (312) 554-2075.