Are you tired of sitting on your couch and wondering what you can do to stay busy? Worry no more! The ABA is hosting several free webinars over the next several months exploring how COVID-19 is affecting law students and legal professionals, and how making the transition to a virtual workplace is not just a result of the current health crisis. A few upcoming webinars are detailed below, with many more scheduled and archived sessions available on the ABA site here.


Thursday, March 26 | 1-2 PM ET

Key Strategies for Managing Your Life and Work During Coronavirus: “With things changing on a minute-by-minute basis with the coronavirus, are you stressed and anxious about how it will affect your life and career? The ABA Career Center is here to support you by providing key strategies you can implement right away to manage your life and career during shelter in place, social distancing, remote work, and possible recession.”


Friday, April 17 | 1-2 PM ET

LinkedIn, Social Media, and Personal Branding: “In this workshop, you will get specific tools and strategies to use your online presence to define your personal brand and develop relationships. Professionals today have the opportunity to take your networking and business development virtual and global in an authentic and strategic way.  Tomea Mersmann has over 20 years as a career coach, law school professor, and branding expert helping lawyers and law schools craft messages that resonate.  Tomea will guide you through simple steps to quickly take your professional presence to the next level.”


Friday, May 1 | 1-1:30 PM ET

Building a Virtual Law Practice for the Modern-Day Client: The Coronavirus pandemic has shaken us to our core and left us searching for ways to serve our clients through virtual resources. In this webinar, you’ll learn how Rukayatu Tijani combined her Silicon Valley big law skills with modern-day virtual technology to open her own virtual law practice to provide streamlined trademark services for the modern-day entrepreneur. You’ll learn about her favorite tech and ways you can streamline the legal process and your own legal practice to best serve your clients, whether your practice is in IP or elsewhere.”


For those who are seeking CLE credit, the ABA has many Coronavirus-related webinars available here.

Don’t miss these career-building opportunities, and keep an eye on McGeorge @ Work for more webinars and career development tips during these uncertain times.