As a new lawyer or a law student actively pursuing the opportunity to use your legal education, it is imperative that you are prepared and focused. A targeted job search campaign includes a clear understanding of the skills you plan to use in your position. A thorough understanding of the expectations of the employers, whether in a legal position or a non-traditional role is essential for this challenging employment market. Searching for a job is now multi-dimensional and includes social networking sites and outreach to potential employers through networking events and self-marketing strategies that are results oriented.
The CBA has extensive networking opportunities for law students, who have free memberships, and for new lawyers just starting their practice