Perspective (Young Lawyers Section Newsletter)

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    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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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    (Fall 2016)

    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