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When You Have a Book of Business, What Else is There? 

Discover what more than 1,500 of Chicago's women lawyers already know: You can't afford to be left out of this powerhouse community. This exclusive group of women attorneys is designed to leverage the collective power of its members to springboard each to personal and professional success.

The Legal Balance is more than a network - we are a Mission, a Passion, a Purpose

We're a community dedicated to helping women succeed in work and life. That's why we're uniting women attorneys on an unprecedented scale, leveraging their collective strength through the sharing of knowledge, opportunities and resources.

Why You Should Join The Legal Balance:

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT REFERRAL FORUM: For extending connections and leads, and referring business to other Legal Balance members.

  • EXTENDED NETWORK FORUM: For networking with professionals, business owners, and executives. A plethora of tips, advice, and insight from fellow Legal Balance members.

  • REFERRAL DIRECTORY: List of referrals and recommendations between members. 
  • MEMBER DIRECTORY: Get connected with valuable members, including Rainmakers and those from the Power Group.

  • JOB BOARDS: Check out openings in a number of practice areas, including corporate, real estate, insurance, and trademark. We now have a central jobs page where members can browse current openings by job type, practice area, and location.
  • WORKING MOMS FORUM: A place for openly discussing the infinite working mom-related topics; from finding balance between home life and work to breast-feeding tactics in the office.
  • MEMBERS-ONLY FACEBOOK GROUP: Gain easy access to important news links, referrals, and more just by scrolling through your news feed.

  • DEAR JANE: IT’S LIKE DEAR ABBY BUT WITH A JD! Get quick, sharp advice on a variety of career issues from our resident career development expert, Jane Pigott, who is a R3 Group Managing Director.
  • BLOGS: Learn how to become a partner, and once becoming partner, how to create gravitas. Or get inside the mind of an in-house counsel, or find out how to develop your solo practice.

  • TIPS: Short on time? The Legal Balance features a mix of content, form in-depth stories to quick hits that answer your most pressing questions. Want to know how to prepare for your self-evaluation? We’ve got a tip for that.

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What You Can Do 

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  • Get help developing your business
  • Connect with potential clients
  • Network with a growing community of professionals 

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Read what our members are saying about The Legal Balance:

"The Legal Balance is a rich resource for practice tips, articles related to lifestyle balance, and professional style advice. There is no other comprehensive publication that hits on all these interest areas!" — Daliah Saper, Principal, Saper Law Offices.

"... covers the gamut of what women attorneys, or a lot of other female professionals, can use to have a successful life." —  Jennifer L. Worstell, Polsinelli shareholder and Legal Balance member, in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 25, 2013. 

"... a tremendous resource ... appeals to a broad scope of people," — Nicole Nehama Auerbach, partner at Valorem Law Group, in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 25, 2013.

What You Can Do As a Member 
Visit our Open Forum
Visit our Business Referral Forum
Visit our Extended Network Forum
Visit our Working Moms Connect Forum
Join and connect with Facebook members
Read our blogs
Update your profile
Meet the rainmakers
Find an event
Read community FAQs
Meet our expert contributors
Send us an email