Dec 10 / Jan 11
Pass the Bar
Dec. 2, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Legal Project Management 101
Jan 26. 2, 8:30-10:15 am

Trivia Night
Feb 10, 6:30-8:30 pm

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Networking Involves More Than Talking About the Law
By Diane Costigan

In my Summer 2010 YLC E-newsletter article I spoke about the importance of networking with non-lawyers in addition to lawyers. Similarly, it is helpful to talk about things other than the law when networking. Part of effective networking is staying at the top of someone's radar screen so that when something beneficial to your career comes up (job, business opportunity, speaking engagement, etc.) you are the first person that comes to mind.

In order to make a positive impression you will want to learn as many interesting things about the other person while conveying the same about yourself. Of course, most of the information you learn and share may be about the law (each of your expertise, major accomplishments, career related goals, etc.) but to build a lasting relationship, you will need to focus on the personal as well. More

Congratulations! You Passed the Bar
The City Bar and the New York Law Journal would like to celebrate your achievement. We invite all recent graduates and their guests to join us on December 2, for a reception to toast to your future success. Enjoy mingling, hors d¡¦oeuvres, drinks, and the chance to win great door prizes. There¡¦s no fee for this celebration--all we ask is that you register in advance.

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Program and Networking Reception

Dec 7, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Holiday Networking Event for In-House Attorneys
Dec 8, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Growing Your Practice, Small Law Firm Luncheon
Dec 9, 12:30 - 2:00 pm

Cloud Computing, Small Law Firm Luncheon
Jan 13, 12:30 ¡V 2:00 pm

Making Partner: A Step-By-Step Guide
Jan 25, 8:30 ¡V 10:00 am

Legal Project Management 101
2011 Professional Development Workshop Series

Jan 26, 8:30 - 10:15 am

Serving on a Non-Profit Board
Jan 26, 6:30 pm


The Professional Development Series returns in January 2011

On January 26th, the New York City Bar's Professional Development Series returns with Legal Project Management 101.  This innovative Series, led by nationally recognized career consultants, provides attorneys with critical training to help them succeed as they transition into more senior roles.  The 2011 Series will focus on legal project management, and also address new challenges and critical skills, such as reputation and business development in the age of social media and advanced legal editing.  As always, the series will be free for City Bar members, and many of the workshops will provide CLE credit. Visit soon for the full schedule and to register for later workshops.

Special thanks to the New York Law Journal and Sponsoring Law Firms.