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New at the CBA

The CBA is pleased to announce the following new member services...

 

Leadership & Client Development Institute
The CBA is pleased to announce the launch of its new Leadership and Client Development Institute. The Institute will strive to provide you with the tools you need to excel at your job and propel your legal career forward. See upcoming programming.


Technology Training Center Now Open
Hands-on, Interactive Technology Training for Members and Support Staff! The CBA's "Technology Training Center" is officially open on the 1st floor of Association Headquarters and class are now enrolling. Learn more and register for a class at www.chicagobar.org/techtraining.


CBA Newsstand
The CBA is pleased to announce a new member service, CBA Newsstand by Lexology. The CBA Newsstand is a daily email aimed at providing CBA members with valuable and free practical know-how. This member benefit is designed to enhance the professional knowledge and understanding of CBA members confronting increasingly diverse and complex issues of law. Through the CBA Newsstand, members have access to a global legal knowledge base that delivers daily essential know-how and market intelligence to their desktop. Members automatically receive the CBA Newsstand with their membership. Learn more at www.chicagobar.org/newsstand.


Career Advancement Program
The C.A.P. program has been created to help members of all experience levels and backgrounds move forward in their careers. This special program features longtime Chicago lawyer and career advancement professional Kathy Morris of Under Advisement, Ltd. See a list of upcoming programming at www.chicagobar.org/CAP.


Practice Basics
A free, monthly speaker series geared to newer lawyers and with a focus on the fundamentals of today’s legal practice. Sessions are taught by seasoned leaders from Chicago’s legal community. See upcoming schedule and available archived Webcasts.


Member-to-Member Marketplace
Opening a new office and need affordable furniture? Thinking about selling your practice? Looking to rent your vacation property? Buy and sell on the new CBA Member to Member Market. NO FEES! Post your item for sale at www.chicagobar.org/membermarket.


Minute with a Judge
Ever appear in front of a particular judge and wonder how he or she operates? Check out the Young Lawyers Section's 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. Watch a video now.


Market Your Legal Practice with Social Media
Check out the CBA's social media resources and see how you can stay in touch with current clients and reach new clients online.


Young Lawyers Section Future of the Profession Series
Events, special projects and articles developed by the Young Lawyers  Section to address what is no longer working for the legal profession as well as open discussions as to what alternatives exist to create a legal profession where job satisfaction and success are not at odds. The YLS hopes to start a conversation across all areas of the legal market on how this industry needs to change, and how we need to be planning for what it will be, not what it has been. Learn more about the series.