Trivia Night
Thurs, Mar 4 , 6:30-8:30 pm

Lord & Taylor Shopping Event & Fashion Show
Wed, April 7, 6:30-8:30 pm

NY Sips & Tapas
Thurs, May 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

YLC Event Photos


Top 10 Rainmaker Best Practices
By Tracy LaLonde

Many people think that successful selling is all about ¡§asking for¡¨ the business. This perception will often evoke distaste, fear and discomfort (and potentially nausea) that you have to morph your personality into a pushy salesperson and pressure people to buy. Consider that the real truth about closing business happens long before you actually sell anything or win any work. Closing business is the natural outcome of developing an authentic relationship and helping people solve problems or pursue opportunities. Business development starts with targeting the right relationships in the right situations that might have the right problems for which you have the right solution. When an authentic relationship exists and all conditions are present, business will most likely sell itself. More

Don¡¦t Miss the Next First Thursdays Event- Trivia Night
Join us on March 4th from 6:30-8:30 pm for the YLC First Thursdays Trivia Night! This is your golden opportunity to win prizes, not to mention everlasting honor and glory, for demonstrating that you possess more useless knowledge than your peers. Admission includes an open beer and wine bar, and hors d¡¦oeuvres. Special thanks to The Big Quiz Thing, Macari Vineyards, Coney Island Lager, and He¡¦Brew, The Chosen Beer. Register


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How to Run an Effective Job Search
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Non-Legal Roles Within Law Firms
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Teamwork Matters: Managing a Legal Team
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Cultivating Work-Life Synergy
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