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Perspective (Young Lawyers Section Newsletter)

Fall 2016

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A Message from the Chair
Erica M. Hines 

From the Editor's Desk
Keri A. Mahoney

The Engagement Letter: Defining the Attorney-Client Relationship
Amianna Stovall and Joel A. Chernov

Diversity in Health Law: Three Perspectives
Edie Brous, Nathan G. Prystowsky and Jennifer Brown

What Young Lawyers Need to Know About Their Ethical Obligations in Light of State-by-State Legalization of Marijuana
Brad Landau

Ten Great Reasons to Become an Elder Law Attorney
Anthony V. Falcone and Ellen Victor

A Primer on the Basic Rules and Guidelines for Defending Depositions
Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Alex T. Paradiso

Advantages of the Elder Law Clinic Experience
Emily Bensco, Adam Cooper, and Kristen Chang

Incubating Community Law Practices: Post-graduate Models for Lawyer Training and Access to Law
Luz E. Herrera

The Young Lawyers Section Welcomes New Members

Perspective Editor and Section Officers

United States Supreme Court Admissions Program


The Young Lawyers Section print newsletter (Perspective) is published by the Young Lawyers Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge. Edited by Keri Mahoney, Esq., Perspective features substantive legal articles on current issues in all areas of practice, offers more in-depth treatment of professional development, career and networking topics, and provides a forum for expressing opinions and/or commentary on issues affecting young lawyers.

Perspective is published as a benefit for members of the Young Lawyers Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this Newsletter is strictly prohibited without permission. © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 0743-6475 (print) ISSN 1933-8511 (online)

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