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.
YLS Seeking Liberty Bell Award Nominations -Due April 10
Nominate a candidate for the Liberty Bell Award by Friday. This award
recognizes a nonlawyer who has rendered service that strengthens the
effectiveness of the American system of freedom under law. Click
here to download the nomination form.
YLS Trip to Springfield - April 29
The Young Lawyers Section is set to explore Springfield, Illinois
on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. The group will depart by bus
from the CBA (or make your own arrangements to drive/carpool) to explore
Springfield, learn more about Illinois' legislative process, how to
lobby and make new connections. Click
here for more details or to register.
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.
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.