May 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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In-House Career Paths in the Financial Sector
Last month a panel representing a variety of financial companies spoke about how they transitioned to their current in-house roles at financial companies, the type of experience attorneys can expect within various in-house settings, the skills used and developed at their companies, and long-term possibilities within different types of companies. This article highlights the advice and insight offered by the panel.

Follow 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.

How to be an Effective Leader In-House
Thursday, May 1, 2014; Networking Breakfast: 8:00 AM - 8:25 AM; Discussion: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Roles for Lawyers at Law Schools and Universities
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Keys to Career Success: Finding Happiness & Passion in the Law
Thursday, May 8, 2014 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Rising Women Rainmakers: The Time to Start is Now!
Thursday, May 8, 2014; 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

The Road to a Successful Third Age Career Transition
Wednesday, May 14, 2014; 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Moving Your New Law Practice Forward
Small Law Firm Luncheon
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

A Passion for the Law in Operas:
Arias, Scenes and Conversations about Law and Opera

Thursday, May 15, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Women in IP Breakfast Series - IP "Trends" in Social Media
Tuesday, May 20, 2014; 8:30 AM- 9:30 AM

Mindfulness, Aikido and Conflict Resolution: An Interactive Workshop
Contemplative Lawyers Group
Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Careers in Insurance Law
Wednesday, May 28, 2014; 6:00 PM - 9:00 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.