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YLS Committees

The YLS has over 25 committees specifically geared for the new attorney. Make new contacts and develop a network of business referrals that are critical to growing and maintaining a vital law practice. Join a committee today!

 

YLS Journal
The YLS Journal is published in the CBA Record. It provides members with a compilation of both substantive and procedural articles as well as news of YLS projects and activities. The February/March issue is dedicated to the YLS. 

 

Minute with a Judge
Ever appear in front of a particular judge and wonder how he or she operates? The YLS decided took on a new initiative to help young lawyers acquaint themselves with judges: Minute with a Judge. An expansion of the YLS’s successful Lunch with a Judge program, which began in 2006 and continues today, Minute with a Judge provides short webcast interviews of individual judges who offer practice tips for attorneys and their particular do's and don'ts when it comes to appearing before them. 

 

YLS Publications
The CBA's Legal Bookstore offers member discounts on the latest legal publications, many geared for the young lawyer. Some are currently available for download (see bottom of this page) or available thru the bookstore. Sample titles include: The Chicago Lawyer's Court Handbook, Getting Paid Tips, YLS Guide to Real Estate Practice, Lawyers' Professional Responsibility Guide as well as other legal resource guides.

 

Career Resources
The CBA offers members a wide range of career services. Visit our Career Services web page for more information.

 

Student Loan Help from Credible
The CBA is excited to announce a new member benefit with Credible that will help CBA members and their families save thousands on their student loans. With Credible, student debt holders can submit a single form and receive offers to refinance both federal and private student loans from multiple lenders. The average lawyer saves over $40,000 by refinancing. To find your savings today, visit Credible.