Updated: Jan. 22, 2021

The Member Wellness Program is committed to helping lawyers find satisfying jobs. This can include landing your first job, mid-career transitions, returning from a break in your practice or the choice to leave the legal profession. Don’t hesitate to contact us — we’re here to help.

Our articles and videos will help you create effective strategies for job hunting, networking, interviewing and identifying your ideal career. Need more hands on help? Join us at our Weekly Job Group, where we cover these topics in depth.

Career Center

The Washington State Bar Association’s Career Center is a member benefit provided and operated by YM Careers. It provides a personalized job search tool and recommends career opportunities to job seekers based on their prior searches. View job openings, post a resume, and receive email notices about job openings that match your skills and desires. Employers can post jobs, view an anonymous resume bank, and screen and manage applicants. For questions and support, please contact Customer Service at clientserv@yourmembership.com or call 860-437-5700.

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Job Search Resources 

Weekly Job Group

Our Weekly Job Group involves a six week opportunity to take your job search to the next level. It's a chance to network with other attorneys and learn valuable job-search skills. We cover methods of looking for work online, networking, elevator pitches, cover letters and resumes, and how to identify the best professional path for yourself. Whether you are new to practice, making a mid-career transition, or thinking about leaving the legal profession, you are welcome to participate. A hard copy of our Career Guide is included. Each six-week sequence begins every three months, and all session are conducted remotely via Zoom for now. If you are interested or would like more information, email Member Wellness Program Manager, Dan Crystal, at danc@wsba.org. RSVP required.

Work+Wellness Webcast Series

Career management webcasts are offered through our Work+Wellness Webcast Series. Topics include networking strategies, interview approaches and self-assessment tools, and transitioning into or out of a law practice. Previous presentations are available free of charge on our Work and Wellness Webcast page.

Phone Consultation

For those interested in career guidance and are not within range of WSBA offices to participate in the Weekly Job Group, phone consultations can be arranged. Contact lap@wsba.org for more information.

Lending Library

Check out the our Lending Library for useful books to help you with Career Development and other topics of interest.