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

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Choose to Succeed
By Kathleen Brady

You have the power to create the career—and the life—you want. It is simply a matter of deciding what you want and then choosing to invest the necessary time, energy and resources to move you in that direction. You can accomplish everything you want and you can achieve life/work balance, providing you are willing to do what it takes to achieve your goals. More...

Don’t Miss the Next First Thursdays Event…

On Thursday, November 6th, join us for the next event in the Young Lawyers Connect First Thursdays Series- an exclusive shopping event at Brooks Brothers (44th Street and Madison
Avenue). Enjoy beverages, light hor d’oeuvres, music, and discounts. Shop Brooks Brothers merchandise and receive 15% off the purchases you make during the event. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the City Bar Justice Center, our pro bono affiliate.

Stock up on holiday gifts for loved ones and gifts for yourself while networking with peers and supporting the City Bar Justice Center. Register Today


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Q: I am looking to change my practice area to intellectual property from matrimonial law.... a big leap. I am willing to enter the IP area at any level, but I was also researching an LL.M. in the area of IP. Do you think this will help in changing areas of law, and do you think employers value this degree?

A: You are indeed making "a big leap" changing from the practice of matrimonial law to an intellectual property area. It is important not to rush into such a change and make sure you are making the switch for the right reasons. Is IP where you feel your skills and interests lie? More...