Kickoff Cocktail Reception
Sept 4, 7-9 pm

Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise

Oct 2, 7-10:30 pm

City Bar Exclusive Shopping Event at Brooks Brothers
Nov 6, 6-8 pm

Pass the Bar
Dec 4, 6-8 pm


Introducing Young Lawyers Connect

The City Bar created Young Lawyers Connect in response to the challenges of being a busy young attorney and law student.

Join us September-June at First Thursdays, a new series of events to develop and broaden your professional and personal networks. Enhance your management, communication, and other important skills at our Career Development Programs. And when you can’t get away from your desk, visit the Young Lawyers Connect section of the website to connect with your peers and sharpen your skills.

Face-to-Face Networking in the Dot.Com World
By Mary Crane

In a world filled with social networking web sites, many young professionals erroneously believe that old-fashioned meet and greet events are now passé. Yet, even some of the most tech savvy people in the world understand the value of building relationships live rather than on-line.

Consider the example of Bill Gates and his friend and mentor, Warren Buffett. When Gates and Buffett first met many years ago, Buffett made it clear that he didn’t understand computer software, More...


What It's Really Like to Practice Law in NYC as a Woman

Wednesday, July 23, 2008
6:00 pm

“One World, One Dream” and Many Opinions: Freedom Of Expression At The Beijing Olympics
Thursday, July 24, 2008
6-7:30 pm discussion,
7:30-8:30 pm reception

Q: One of my former law school friends referred me to her current law firm. I have been invited back twice and the interviews seem to be going well and I would really like to work there. It has, however, been a week since I have had heard back from them. Is it all right for me to call the partner that I interviewed with to see where I stand?

A: The answer to this question is really dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case and is ultimately a judgment call. Nevertheless, here are some factors to consider. If this is a typical large New York law firm, More...