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Networking and Career Development

Networking Workshop


Network with Legal Professionals From Across the Country

Practice Specialty Groups

Learn about different areas of legal practice with in ABA Specialty Practice Groups. These Sections, Divisions and Forum Committees act much like independent bar associations with their own officers, dues, committees, and specialized resources. Each has a wealth of content and programming in their area of focus, and countless networking and career development opportunities for law students.

Students get free membership in five groups as a part of ABA membership.

ABA Events

The two biggest yearly ABA events are ABA Annual Meeting and ABA Midyear Meeting. Law students who will attend will find unprecedented networking opportunities with attorneys and access to programming.


Networking with Other Law Students

Attend substantive programming and network with practicing attorneys and other law students from across the country.

Circuit Spring Meetings
In February or March, the Division’s fifteen (15) circuits each convene an annual meeting at a law school within that circuit.  [Help finding my circuit]

Electronic Discussion Groups
As an ABA Law Student Division member, you are automatically subscribed to your Circuit electronic discussion group. Log on to MyABA and manage your subscriptions.


Legal Employment Tips and Resources

ABA Career Central – ABA Career Central offers law student members help with finding a job and advancing their careers.


Resources for Minority Law Students and Those with Special Needs