April 2014           News | Upcoming Programs & CLE | Articles

Want to Serve on a Committee?

Committees are how the City Bar’s work gets done, and working on a committee can give you great experience while opening up a number of career doors, including some you might not anticipate. A full list of the City Bar committees along with a brief description of each and an application form can be found on the City Bar’s website. As a number of City Bar committees have more applicants than available slots, please consider applying to more than one committee.


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; select announcements will appear in the 44th Street eNews of on the website.


The Unforgiving Market
The 2008 recession has left companies and law firms with far greater leverage during the hiring process than the attorney candidates who are seeking to join them. What had for years been a candidates’ market has turned into an employers’ market. Here are some specific examples of the post-recession challenges faced by associates, counsel, and partners looking to make a move, followed by advice for candidates. Click here for full article.

Follow the City Bar Career Development Activities on Twitter
The City Bar offers a variety of events, programs, and online resources to help our members determine their career goals and achieve them. Find out what is going on at the City Bar in the area of career and professional development by following us on Twitter @NYCBarCareerDev.

Looking for Legal Job Opportunities? Visit the City Bar Career Center
The City Bar Career Center is a destination for exciting legal job opportunities and a great resource for qualified candidates within the legal industry. Searching for a job within your industry? Click here to view current legal job opportunities. Looking to fill a position? This job board is custom tailored for the legal industry, attracting qualified professionals in New York. Create an Employer Account by clicking here.

Alternative Career Paths: What You Can Do With a Law Degree
Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

You Raised Us - Now Work With Us:
Millennials, Career Success, and Building Strong Workplace Teams

Women Lawyers' Book Club Series
Thursday, April 3, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Implementing Project Management to Advance Your Career
2014 Professional Development Workshop Series
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Mindfulness in Law Practice
Contemplative Lawyers Group
Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Everything You Wanted to Know About Becoming an Assistant United States Attorney but Were Afraid to Ask
Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Job Search Networking and Interviewing
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

How to Make Email Permanently Manageable
Small Law Firm Practice Development Breakfast
Wednesday, April 23, 2014; 8:30 AM- 11:30 AM

Nuts and Bolts of Re-entry into the Legal Profession
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

City Bar Career Development Webpage
Don't forget to check out the City Bar's Career Development webpage. The page offers various online resources and hosts many articles on timely career-related topics as well as a directory of career guides and resources, and profiles of attorneys with interesting career paths. The page also contains information on the City Bar's program providing one-on-one counseling sessions with an experienced career counselor as well as the Career Center where members can post resumes and view job listings. To visit the Career Development page please click here.