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From Wall Street to Main Street, the ripple effect of the financial collapse remains palpable. As the economy is slowly trudging its way to back normalcy, the legal profession is also reexamining and reshaping its business blueprint. In the aftermath of the crisis, what are the prospects of a newly minted lawyer? Is it time for experienced practitioners to go solo? 在这种情况下,高级澳门赌场官网的地位如何?

The D.C. Bar has a wide range of resources to assist legal professionals to navigate an increasingly challenging job market, search for mentoring and networking opportunities, 找一些无偿或志愿者工作, 提高他们的技能, 或者转向新的职业. 你的下一步打算是什么?


While today’s economy does not provide the best job–hunting climate, lawyers will be best served exploring multiple channels for their next career move.

  • The D.C. Bar与YourMembership合作.com to give Bar members access to an expansive network of potential employers, giving them an edge in today’s intensely competitive market. 探索酒吧的新装修 Career Center 今天,找到你完美的工作匹配!
  • Many 志愿澳门赌场官网协会 also maintain their own career centers to connect job seekers with employers.
  • USAJOBS, the official job site of the federal government, is the one–stop source for federal jobs and employment information.
  • 由美国开发.S. 劳工部, CareerOneStop is an online inventory of job search and career advancement tools. 它还将求职者与 state job banks,其中包括一个为机会 哥伦比亚特区.
  • Search for employment and internship opportunities in the 哥伦比亚特区 courts.


The recession has dealt a hard blow to the legal industry—and waiting is not an option. Stay on top of your game by pursuing training to develop your skills or to learn new ones. Whatever your field of expertise, whether you are a seasoned or new practitioner, the D.C. Bar 继续法律教育计划 comprehensive course offerings will help you stay up to date with the law and other legal developments. 为了更方便, the CLE Program uses quick response (QR) codes in its course catalogue, 让网上报名更快捷、更方便.


是时候提升你的社交技能了! 现在比以往任何时候都重要, legal professionals are connecting with their peers to get their names out and forge long–term professional relationships. 一个很好的开始是加入其中一个 D.C. Bar Communities, 针对感兴趣的专业领域量身定制, to enjoy the benefits of their wide selection of professional activities, 包括网络.


While the D.C. Bar does not have a formal or structured mentoring program, our 执业管理谘询服务 has put together a comprehensive 指导资源, which serves as a guide for Bar members who are either seeking a mentor or thinking of becoming a mentor to a colleague in the profession.

Several voluntary bars 在华盛顿特区.C., area also provide various avenues for new and senior lawyers to come together in a mentoring environment.


You’ve faithfully scoured online job postings. 你们已经建立了关系网,接受了培训. You’re waiting to hit the ground running again. So why not turn the recession into an opportunity to serve? The D.C. Bar公益中心, one of the largest facilitators of pro bono legal services in the District, 解析:选D.C. residents every year through its wide range of programs. 我们邀请你今天做出改变.

Small Firm?

Thinking of starting your own firm but don’t know where to start? With more and more lawyers striking out on their own, bar associations and other legal organizations have developed programs to guide attorneys as they take an alternate route in their careers.

  • Sign up for our free and interactive course, “基础培训及后续培训”. Learn the basics of getting a small firm up and running in the 哥伦比亚特区 and how to effectively market and manage the firm. More than 3,000 lawyers have attended this highly popular course since it was first offered by the D.C. Bar 执业管理谘询服务 (PMAS) in November 2008.
  • As proof of the growing community of small firm practitioners, the American Bar Association’s SoloSez电子邮件列表服务 在全球拥有超过3500名订阅者. 索罗塞兹的澳门赌场官网几乎来自美国所有的澳门赌场官网.S. jurisdiction and from countries around the world, representing “virtually every practice niche known to man.”
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