Thursday, May 20, 2010

Summer Associates Annual Reception - New York City Bar

Summer Associates Annual Reception Thursday, June 17, 2010 6 - 8 pm The New York City Bar and the New York Law Journal will host the annual welcoming reception in honor of summer associates, their mentors and colleagues. Guests can mingle with other summer associates and attorneys, enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and have the chance to win great door prizes. This event is free, but please register online or by calling (212) 382-6665. For group registrations, please email your contact information and list of attendees to

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

PLI Presents: "How to Succeed As A Summer Associate"

The Practising Law Institute is holding its 4th Annual "How to Succeed As A Summer Associate" program Monday June 7th (5:30 pm – 7pm Eastern). This free program will provide law students with a unique opportunity to get practical advice from law firm partners on making the most of their summer associate experience. Students who can come to New York for this event will have the added advantage of a networking reception with the faculty and other attendees after the program. · Register for the live program at our New York City Conference Center: · Register for the live Webcast:

Thursday, May 13, 2010

ABA Student Health Insurance Plan Enrollment for Graduates Deadline – May 22, 2010 The ABA Law Student Division health insurance plan with UnitedHealthcare Student Resources (UHCSR) offers a health insurance coverage extension for up to one year PROVIDED the student is a member of the ABA Law Student Division, currently carrying the Division’s plan with UHCSR, AND there is no break (lapse) in that coverage between the date of graduation and the first day of this one-year extension. Graduating law students who are not currently carrying this health insurance coverage with the ABA Law Student Division UHCSR plan may still qualify for the graduate extension by enrolling and purchasing the last quarter of the 2009-2010 health plan no later than May 22, 2010. Enrollment in the health plan by May 22, 2010 is an ABSOLUTE requirement of the carrier for graduating students seeking the extension coverage. Additionally, this program is offered to ABA Law Student Division members only. More information available at:

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Ten Simple Tricks to Remembering Names

As we all know, networking is a key tool for your professional development. It allows you to build your network of contacts, learn about legal practice areas and work settings and, potentially, can result in a lead on a job. To be an effective networker, it is crucial to remember the names of the people you meet - a challenge for many people. Check out this article on for "Ten Simple Tricks to Remembering Names."