American Bar Association
Career and Practice Development Committee

ABA Section of Business Law

Career and Practice Development Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of the Career and Practice Development Committee is to be committed to providing a full complement of resources to our members to empower them to further develop their careers and practices.

Committee Facts

  • The Committee provides a global focus on the careers of our members, including all types of practice settings.
  • We work with members as they begin their careers as law students and young lawyers.
  • We work with members as they change career paths or embark on new practice areas.
  • We provide members with tools they need for rainmaking, practice development and management.
  • We also focus on non-traditional career options, job searching, and financial planning.

Areas of Expertise

  • Progressive Practice Management
  • Mentoring Law Students and Young Lawyers
  • Networking and Marketing
  • Career Transitions
  • Social Media in Practice Development

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Howell, Lynn


Hopkins, Kathleen

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    2017 Fall Meeting

    Ritz Carlton

    Online/Advance Registration is now CLOSED All registrations must take place onsite at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. beginning Thursday, November 16, at 3:00 p.m. Registration Rates Early-bird rates end October 20, 2017. Regular ...

    Aviation Finance Conference 2017

    Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
    New York

    CLE Credit : The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA,CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MP, MT, NH, NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes ...

    2017 Corporate Laws Committee December Meeting

    JW Marriott Houston Downtown

    **PLEASE START ON THIS PAGE FOR REGISTRATION AND TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THE COMMITTEE DINNER** TO ADD EVENTS TO AN EXISTING REGISTRATION: Click on Register Now, which will prompt you to log-in with your ABA credentials. After logging in, click on View Registration. Find the Select Events ...



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