Publications / Resources
The YLS has over 30 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
a committee today!
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
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
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
The CBA offers members a wide range of career services. Visit our Career
Services web page for more information.