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Video: Your expertise starts today

November 13, 2015

What will your resume look like in four years' time? Ron Marmer, past chair of the Section of Litigation, says what you do now can help you build your track record — and help define your sphere of expertise on your resume. "Think about how the total resume will look," Marmer says


Interested in arbitration? Ask about this scholarship.

November 11, 2015

The Section of Dispute Resolution is offering a limited number of scholarships to its webinar, Ethical Aspects to Consider While Building an Arbitration Practice, on Dec. 8. Two established arbitrators and two of the country’s leading alternative dispute resolution service providers are going to give practical advice and insights to arbitrators

ABA Legal Career Central

Mark your calendar: Enhance your online presence

November 10, 2015

What is better than free advice? Free advice every month. The ABA Free Career Advice Series is a monthly webinar series that offers practical tips on selected topics — some for seasoned lawyers and others for new lawyers or law students. Coming up Dec. 13, your digital footprint is in the spotlight. 

Mark your Calendar: Power up with Ms. JD

November 09, 2015

Get your early bird tickets to “Superwomen JDs” - Ms. JD's eighth annual Conference on Women in the Law - through Dec. 1. Join other aspiring and early career women lawyers from legal markets around the country together for a summit on the progress and remaining challenges for women in

National Association of Law Students with Disabilities

Meet a group: National Association of Law Students With Disabilities (NALSWD)

November 08, 2015

The National Association of Law Students with Disabilities (NALSWD) is a coalition of law students dedicated to disability advocacy and the achievement of equal access, inclusion, diversity and non-discrimination in legal education and in the legal profession. NALSWD's conference is coming up Nov. 20-21 at the University of Maryland in

Before the Bar Blog guidelines

Blog Guidelines

November 01, 2015

Mission Bringing together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices from people associated with the law anywhere in the world (but primarily, the 50 states). The content will be targeted to law students, current, past and future. Size of blog