Bored, stuck, want to do something new?
The ISBA's State & Local Taxation Section and the ISBA's Young Lawyers Division have partnered to create the first ever “ISBA State & Local Taxation New Member Happy Hour” event at the Godfrey Hotel IO Roof Deck on September 21st, 2017 at 6pm.
The farewell message from YLD Chair George Schoenbeck.
Embracing change: Why is it so difficult?
Change is hard, it’s messy, and it’s frightening, but it can also be exhilarating, liberating, and lead you to possibilities you never imagined! By approaching change, whether in a legal career or in one’s personal life, as a process with distinct stages, you can manage the anxiety and overcome the inertia that holds us back from reaching your goals.
How to make a great first impression
A first impression can make or break whether you land that dream job, reel in that new client’s business, or win the jury trial you have been preparing for-- here's what you need to know.
Illinois Supreme Court weighs adoption of Uniform Bar Examination
The Illinois Supreme Court is considering whether to make Illinois the 28th jurisdiction in the country to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination (“UBE”), a single test that allows candidates for the bar to transfer their scores to multiple jurisdictions while still taking only one test.
Note from the Chair
Find out what the ISBA YLD has accomplished so far and what's still ahead for this year.
Tips for new lawyer advertising
After practicing law for a year, author Hannah Lamore offers the tips she's found useful when it comes to ethical and effective advertising.
Using your voice
As lawyers, we have a unique ability to use our education, voice, and reputation for the better.
What I learned about being a lawyer from being a client
Despite having spent years providing advice and counsel to clients, the author was recently on the client end of the attorney-client relationship and the experience affirmed and reshaped her understanding of client management.