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Networking is an important part of your job search.  Making contacts within the legal community can assist with obtaining an internship or permanent position, as well as future client referrals.  In addition, law students and new attorneys receive the benefits of mentorship and advice from attorneys who are farther along in their careers.

Area bar associations provide excellent opportunities for students and alumni to meet attorneys, participate in community service projects, and gain knowledge about various practice areas and the local legal communities.  Discounted student memberships are often available.  For more information on joining local bar associations and their meetings, see the following handouts:

Tarrant County Bar Associations

Dallas Bar Associations

Greater D/FW Bar Associations

Links to Dallas and Tarrant County Bar Association websites:

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Tarrant County Bar Association

Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
Other Bar Associations

Arlington Bar Association

Collin County Bar Association

Denton County Bar Association

Ellis County Bar Association

Flower Mound Bar Association

Hood County Bar Association

Johnson County Bar Association

Plano Bar Association

Rockwall County Bar Association

For additional bar associations throughout the state, visit the State Bar of Texas website.