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Making the most of the YLD Spring Conference as a law student

April 29, 2019

The YLD Spring Conference is not your typical networking mixer. YLD members will be attending this conference from all over the country. To make the most out of attending the YLD Spring Conference, keep the following networking tips in mind.

Webinar Replay: So You Want to be an In House Counsel

April 15, 2019

Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work as an In-House Counsel.

Real Estate

TYL In Focus is in the market for real estate law

December 11, 2018

Every other month, TYL, the flagship magazine for the ABA Young Lawyers Division, publishes In Focus, a topical collection of articles to help new lawyers navigate and better understand a wide variety of substantive and career-development aspects of the practice of law. This issue centers on the complex practice area of real estate law.

Piggy Bank

How to be financially happy outside of Big Law

November 01, 2018

While working at a large law firm has the potential to be lucrative, attorneys worldwide continue to demonstrate that it’s absolutely possible to pursue your career goals regardless of the salary you’ll earn.

Haiku Contest

We proudly announce the winners of YLD's Haiku Contest (yay)!

February 28, 2018

If you count it out, that headline is indeed a haiku. If you've been counting the days since the ABA Young Lawyers Division ended entries for its annual Haiku Contest, you're in luck! We've got the winners right here. The theme this year was recent U.S. Supreme Court


Expert Advice Webinar: Thriving as a Junior Lawyer

September 08, 2017

It is your first day as a new associate.  You walk into the office nervous but feel that you are somewhat prepared.  You sit down at your desk and open your computer.  You have a sense of what an attorney does behind the screen.  You have worked with Westlaw, you


The Millennial Revolution marches on to legal departments

October 17, 2016

The influx of millennials alongside the departure of baby boomers has been shaping the general workforce for years, but this generational shift is just beginning to affect legal departments. How are in-house teams dealing with these changes, and what can millennials to do make the most of them?