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


Essential Skills for Productivity
by Jeffrey Bannon

As mid-level associates at major law firms transition to managing junior associates, they often struggle with challenges that they・ve never faced before. More than ever, mid-level and senior associates having the ability to manage effectively is crucial to a firm・s success. Communication is key, especially when coaching people to change any bad work habits.

Coaching is the toughest job for any lawyer. When the pressure is on, who wants to deal with junior associates or staff members who are often late or incomplete with assignments, or repeatedly make mistakes? Here are some tips to help you become an effective coach. More

Don・t miss the next two events in the YLC First Thursdays Series - both with special perks for those that register!

Lord & Taylor Exclusive Fashion Show and Shopping Event - Wednesday, April 7th
A Fashion Show, shopping, discounts, beverages and networking, not to mention a $20 gift card to the first 100 guests arriving who registered in advance. We were so excited, we are hosting this the first Wednesday. Special Thanks to Lord & Taylor and Johnnie Walker. Register

NY Sips & Tapas - Thursday, May 6th
Enjoy a special tasting menu, featuring local food and beverage purveyors; meet the people behind some of NY・s tastiest bites and sips, and mingle with other young professionals at this walk-around tasting. Register by April 15th for a chance to win a gift basket (winner needs to be present) that includes dinner for two at Heartland Brewery, and tasty treats from some of the event・s purveyors, including Nunu Chocolate, School House Kitchen, and more. Special thanks to The Good Knife, Heartland Brewery, Lenz Winery, and Wolffer Estate Vineyard. Register


Talk Your Way to the Top of the Profession
Thurs, April 8, 9 am - 5:15 pm

Everything You Wanted to Know About Becoming an Assistant U.S. AttorneyK
Thurs, April 15, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Non-Traditional Careers for Lawyers
Tues, April 20, 6 pm

Small Law Firm Luncheon: Family MediationK
Thurs, April 22, 12:30 - 2 pm

Sharpening Negotiation Skills
Professional Development Workshop

Wed, April 28, Breakfast/Registration 8:00 - 8:30 am ; Workshop 8:30 - 10:00 am

Resume and Cover Letter WritingK
Thurs, April 29, 8:30 am

Got a question that・s been nagging you?
And if you just have a question that's been nagging you, Ask the Experts and a member of the City Bar's Committee on Career Advancement and Management will answer your question.

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The New York City Bar is offering its members referrals for a one-on-one counseling session with an experienced career counselor through the Career Counselor Referral Program. Members may apply to meet with a participating counselor for an initial session (50 to 60 minutes as determined by the counselor) for a fee of just $100. Click here for more details and to apply.