Mentorship resources; Making the most out of mentoring relationships
Job resources, resume tips, job application recommendations
Advice for courtroom appearances, legal briefs, and skill development.
Career Development teams meet in major metropolitan areas in the evening twice a month for two hours.
Searching for a new job, starting a solo practice, or finding a better career path can be lonely and - and let's face it - occasionally demoralizing endeavor. Our career transition support teams are modeled after the Job Search Work Teams (JSWT) pioneered by the career services firm Lee Hecht Harrison and effectively address the stress and isolation often associated with this process. One study found that compared to non-team job hunters, JSWT members:
In addition to the two hours of free one-on-one career counseling available to every member of the Bar, the State Bar of California, in coordination with the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA), is beginning new career support workshops specifically geared to help young lawyers with the challenges of finding opportunities in the tough California job market while often struggling to pay back extraordinary student loan debt.
Find the location nearest you. Career Development Teams meet in major metropolitan areas in the evening twice a month.