January 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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A New Year: A Great Time to Focus on Your Career
The start of a new year offers the perfect opportunity to focus or refocus on your career. Whether you are looking to make a career transition or to further develop your legal skills career related resolutions are a great way to move your career in the right direction. In the month of January the City Bar is offering a wide array of career development programs including assistance with resume and cover letters, setting career goals and improving your legal editing. For a full list of programming please see below.

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.

Setting and Achieving Your 2014 Career Goals
Thursday, January 9, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

International Arbitration: Trends and Opportunities
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Intensive Resume Workshop
Wednesday, January 16, 2014 9:00 AM -11:00 AM

How to Deal with the Drama in Our Own Minds
Contemplative Lawyers Group
Thursday, January 16, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Honing Your Legal Editing Skills
2014 Professional Development Workshop Series
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future
Women Lawyers' Book Club Series
Thursday, January 23, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Careers in Compliance
Monday, January 27, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.