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Job Search Chat

Searching for a job? This is the #LegalCareerChat you're looking for.

May 16, 2017

Join ABA Legal Career Central (@abalcc) for its next #LegalCareerChat talking to Kathy Morris (@LawyerCounselor), founder of Under Advisement, Ltd., on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET. Kathy Morris is a lawyer and long-time career counselor for lawyers and law students through her company, Under

Amani Smathers

Talking tech: Join #LegalCareerChat to learn about legal tech careers

March 06, 2017

Join ABA Legal Career Central (@abalcc) as we tee up #ABATECHSHOW and host #LegalCareerChat showcasing a career in legal technology with R. Amani Smathers on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 2 p.m. ET. Amani works on the cutting edge of legal technology helping legal teams find better and faster

Legal Career Chat

Talk with an expert on M&A, corporate governance on #LegalCareerChat

February 06, 2017

ABA Legal Career Central is hosting it’s second #LegalCareerChat, our new twitter chat series showcasing various practice areas, on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2pm ET. Our chat guest will be Jayne E. Juvan (@JayneJuvan), a partner in the Cleveland office of Roetzel & Andress. Log on to Twitter and follow the questions with hashtag

Your questions answered about sports law

January 25, 2017

Earlier today, the ABA Legal Career Central hosted its first #LegalCareerChat – the debut in a series of chats about careers in various legal field. The series kicked off with how to start a career in sports law. The host was David Cohen, General Counsel for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If you

Legal Career Central

Knowledge Central: Learn with these LCC events

January 19, 2017

Whether it's advice our knowledge you seek, ABA Legal Career Central has a slate of upcoming online events that you can catch live – or on replay – to get a leg up on your post-law school pursuits. How do you trademark a color? Tomorrow from 1 to 1:30 p.m. ET, LCC enters the

Legal Career Chat

Talk about sports law in the first #LegalCareerChat

January 11, 2017

ABA Legal Career Central is proud to introduce #LegalCareerChat, our new twitter chat series showcasing various practice areas. The chat will debut on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 2pm ET. Our first chat guest will be David Cohen (@DavidCohenEsq), General Counsel of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A graduate of California Western School


Learn about careers in election law from a 'Recount' lawyer

November 07, 2016

Attorney John Hardin “Jack” Young was on the team of lawyers for the Democratic National Committee during the 2000 Florida election recount and the Bush v. Gore case, and is portrayed in the HBO film “Recount.” In this Career Choice Series webinar, Young discussed current election issues in our

Family Law

Sign up for the Career Choice Series webinar on family law

September 30, 2016

The ABA Legal Career Central returns on Friday, Oct. 7 at noon CDT for its next Career Choice Series webinar on Family Law. The panel of speakers will explore areas of family law including divorce, spousal support, child custody and visitation, division of marital property, prenuptials, and Assisted

Bankruptcy Law

Q&A: Following up on bankruptcy law webinar

September 23, 2016

Carolina Y. Sales, a partner at Bauch & Michaels LLC in Chicago, was a panelist on the ABA Legal Career Central Career Choice Series on bankruptcy law. She spent some time responding to the questions that were asked by viewers of the webinar. Could you talk about the differences between individual

Bankruptcy Law

Next installment of the Career Choice Series is tomorrow

September 15, 2016

There's still time to secure your seat for the ABA Legal Career Central webinar on bankruptcy law tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 16) at 1 p.m. EDT. Two attorneys will provide invaluable insight into what skills you’ll need to break into this area, what drew them to this practice area, the pros

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law in the Career Choice Series spotlight

September 07, 2016

In the next episode of the ABA Legal Career Central's Career Choice Series on Sept. 16, a panel of speakers will share their career path into bankruptcy law and its many facets, including: Business reorganization Consolidating or eliminating debts Settling outstanding disputes State litigation Federal litigation Working with corporate clients or

Legal Career Quiz

What kind of lawyer will you be? Take the Legal Career Quiz

February 18, 2016

Some attorneys knew what kind of law they want to practice long before law school. Others may be well into their career and still trying to figure it all out. For the latter, we've got a new tool for you. ABA Legal Career Central has teamed up with

30 Tips: Bar Prep

30 Tips in 30 Minutes: Bar Exam Prep

December 16, 2015

Studying for the bar exam is a marathon, not a sprint. You need to get into condition to achieve your best performance. Check out these tips from BARBRI President Mike Sims and new lawyers who successfully prepared for and passed their bar exams. This webinar is brought to you by ABA’s

Recapping the week from Legal Career Central

Recapping the week from Legal Career Central

December 07, 2015

The week after Thanksgiving is generally a busy one, and it certainly was over at ABA Legal Career Central! Check out what happened this week below and register for next week’s free webinar, Enhancing Your Online Career Presence, with Harvard University’s Mark Weber, legal hiring expert Amanda Ellis and

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.