Advice to Affiliates: How to Build a Membership Pipeline--Working with Local Law Schools

VanSingel, Andrew J.
March 2013
Affiliate;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p8
The article provides advice to young lawyer Affiliates on how to build a membership pipeline by working with local law schools. It is stated that the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis Young Lawyers Division (BAMSL YLD) visits area law schools during orientation and invite students to social events during the early stages of school. BAMSL YLD is offering area law schools free "opt-out" memberships for all law students enabling them to receive BAMSL's weekly e-mail blast.


Related Articles

  • REFLECTIONS OF A RELUCTANT PIONEER. Rosato, Jennifer L. // California Western Law Review;Spring2012, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p445 

    The author as one of the Latina deans in the U.S. expresses her felling of honor and privileged to be part of the group. She focuses on challenges with regard to diversity and leadership in the legal education and the legal profession for Latinos and Latinas. She also expresses her experience as...

  • PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR NEW LAW SCHOOL GRADUATES. Pfeifer Jr., William L. // GPSolo;May/Jun2015, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p32 

    The article offers tips to new law school graduates that will help them get off to a good start regardless of their field of practice. New graduates should realize that law school did not teach them very much about how to practice law. Many lawyers have poor communication skills despite being in...

  • Louisiana lawyers nab jobs faster than most nationally. Santora, Tommy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/15/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p34 

    Reports that law graduates from Louisiana have a higher percentage of employment as compared with law graduates from other states. Leading law schools in the state; Factors that contribute to the high employment rates among the state's law graduates; Average salary received by fresh law graduates.

  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Downs, Mayanne; Grover, Kim; Powell, Deidre S.; McDowell, Jonathan; Hammer Dyer, Jonah; Mansour, Joseph B. // ABA Journal;Apr2011, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p6 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to various articles published in previous issues of the journal including "Why I Love Being a Lawyer (Seriously)," in the February 2011 issue, "Law School? Bag It, Bloggers Say," in the February 2011 issue and another on a law school student.

  • Bar's pupil numbers plummet by 20 per cent. Harris, Joanne // Lawyer;5/2/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 17, p1 

    Highlights the British Bar Council Annual Report. Decrease in the number of pupils at the bar crashed between 2003 and 2004; Declines in the proportion of pupils from ethnic minorities; Suggestion that one cause of the drop in pupils is the change in funding implemented by the Bar Council;...

  • Why you should care about writing well. Suder, Caryn R. // Student Lawyer;May2010, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p19 

    The author discusses the importance of writing well for law students and lawyers. She believes that readers associate a person's writing skills to his or her ability to do something well. She observes that many law students do not prioritize the need to learn better writing skills. She argues...

  • Contract Drafting: A Socratic Manifesto. Torbert, Preston M. // Scribes Journal of Legal Writing;2011/2012, Vol. 14, p93 

    The article offers the author's perspective regarding the importance of contract drafting in legal teaching and scholarship. It mentions concerns raised on the growing disjunction between legal education and the legal profession. The author emphasizes the need for law schools to teach law...

  • GETTING IT RIGHT. Kaufman, Eileen // Touro Law Review;2012, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p559 

    The author reflects on the character of Leon Lazer as lawyer, judge, and professor of Touro Law School in New York City. He cites his experience in working with Lazer at Pattern Jury Instructions Committee, which he chaired for over 30 years, and witnessed his character as a person and as...

  • "THINK LIKE A LAWYER": VALID LAW SCHOOL ADMONITION? Shafer, Charles B. // Conference Proceedings -- National Communication Association/Ame;1981 Dimensions of Argument, p242 

    This article examines the law school admonition of "thinking like a lawyer." It discusses the multi-faceted nature of lawyering and the purpose of teaching students to think like a lawyer for an effective legal argument. Furthermore, it analyzes the implications of the phrase "thinking like a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics