Membership Benefits


Joining the 1,500 other professional women in The Legal Balance will open you up to countless benefits. 





BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Women lawyers access other women lawyers professionals to generate business leads.

  • Blogs: Members learn how to become a partner, and after becoming a partner, how to create gravitas.

  • Tips: The Legal Balance features a variety of content, from in-depth stories to quick hits that answer your most pressing questions. Time saving–one stop shop for busy working women!

  • Open Forum: Members can share ideas with other members in exclusive members-only discussion groups, including “How To’s” to manage your careers, guide your staff and generate efficiencies for your team.

  • Dear Jane: Members can submit questions and read answers from R3 Group Managing Director Jane Pigott, resident career development expert. Topics range from office etiquette and mentors to handling firm gossip.

CONNECTIONS WITH POTENTIAL CLIENTS: The Legal Balance makes it easy to create the contacts that lead to new business, both online and through diverse, invitation-only events.

  • Forums: Lawyers and now other professionals network in our members-only Open Forum, where you can share and refer business to other lawyers and interact with professionals from carefully selected industries.                  

  • Member Profiles: Members can browse our reference tool to find potential contacts, referrals, and referral sources.

NETWORKING WITH A POWERHOUSE COMPANY:Our members have easy access to some of the best and brightest women in Chicago.                                                             

  • Private Message: When members want to talk business or make lunch plans with a Legal Balance member they’ve just met, you can interact privately. Members can work to create their own individual relationships.

  • Email Notifications: Members will have access to information they need quickly and can sign up to be alerted to new activity in discussion forums.

INCREASED VISIBILITY: The Legal Balance helps its members create buzz, build business and celebrate success.                        

  • Guest Posts: Members can showcase their expertise as guest writers, then share the finished product with clients and colleagues.                                                                                         

  • Forums: Members can gain visibility through active participation in our discussion groups.

INSPIRATION: Find out how other successful women made it happen.

  • Blogs: The Legal Balance sponsors regular content from expert bloggers specializing in life on the career lattice, time management and more.

  • Forums: Members can share ideas with other members 24/7 in our discussion forums.

  • LB Connections: Members can read about how other members have leveraged the power of our community to build momentum, create connections or sharpen skills.


  • Quick Look: Each day, The Legal Balance will feature a daily digest of what's happening around The Legal Balance: hot topics in the Open Forum, even relevant news from mainstream and legal media. We know members’ time is valuable, so we make it easy to get up-to-speed quickly.

  • Calendar of Events: The Legal Balance gathers information about bar association and other local events and serve up on the site and right to members’ inboxes.

We are conducting our end of summer membership drive and we are offering a friends-and-colleagues discount while we work to hit our 3,000 membership goal. We would love to have you on board! Become a member with the coupon code: FRIENDS and you will receive 25% off. That’s $67 for a whole year - less than a client lunch!

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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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