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Young Lawyers Connect Kick-Off Reception

Thurs Sept 10, 6:30-8:30 pm

Spirit of NY Dinner Cruise
Thurs Oct 1, 7-10:30 pm

Yamazaki Tasting
Thurs Nov 12, 6:30-8:30 pm


Getting Noticed By Executive Recruiters
By Caroline Ceniza-Levine of SixFigureStart

A workshop attendee who worked as in-house counsel felt she did not get the same notice from recruiters as her attorney colleagues in law firms. So she asked: How does a person who may not be on recruiters・ radars make themselves known to recruiters?

Refer. Build long-term relationships with recruiters by being helpful. Take recruiter calls, even when you・re not actively looking, and help them find people by referring quality leads. Remember that your referrals are a reflection on you, so only refer people who fit what they are working on and who will represent you well. More..

Save the Date
2nd Annual Young Lawyers Connect First Thursdays Series Kickoff Reception-Sept 10th

Please join us on September 10th from 6:30-8:30pm to celebrate the 2nd year of the YLC First Thursdays Series. Last year over 1,500 young attorneys, CPAs, financial planners and other young professionals attended this series to expand their networks and have fun. Attendees will enjoy beverages, hors d・oeuvres, and the chance to win great door prizes. Check back soon for early registration discounts.
We・re still thinking summer- but mark your calendars now for these September career programs, and visit the website soon to register:

The Committee on Law Student Perspectives・ Annual Welcoming ProgramK
Mon Sept 14, 6:30-8 pm

From Law Practice to Law & Order: Making the Leap to Television
Wed Sept 16, 6:30 pm

City Bar Contemplative Lawyers Group
Thurs Sept 17, 7 pm

How to Succeed and Excel as a Reduced or Flexible Hours Associate
Tues Sept 22, 8:30-10:30 am

Back to SchoolXAnother Degree may be the KeyK
Tues Sept 22, 6 pm

Putting ADR on Your RADAR
Wed Sept 23, 6:30 pm

Strategic Planning for Women Starting the Profession
Thurs Sept 24, 6:30-8:30 pm

Q: I just got admitted to the New York State Bar and I am looking for an employment in the New York City. I have an LL.M. in Corporate Law from NYU and an 8-year experience in Accounting/Audit (my last position being an Interim Controller for a mid-size company in the U.S.). I am originally from a very small Eastern European country where I got my primary legal education. I have been searching for a job for a while now, using internet, mailings and networking. I had had both my cover letter and resume re-written professionally, but I still don't seem to get any results. I cannot get any interviews. I would greatly appreciate any suggestions regarding a job search in the NYC area.

A: Congratulations on your admission to the New York State Bar! From your question, it appears you are doing all the right things. First and foremost, understand that these economic times are presenting new and unusual challenges for attorneys across all spectrums. Those with a foreign legal education typically have a bit higher of a hurdle in obtaining legal employment and now, even more so. However, the fact that you have obtained a LL.M. degree from a US law school will only help you in your search for employment. More...