Young Lawyers Section

  • Pathway to the Profession Book
    PATHWAY TO THE PROFESSION: FROM LAW SCHOOL TO LAWYER This new book, designed to assist new attorneys as they enter the profession, is free to all students and newly-admitted attorneys! Visit www.nysba.org/pathwaybookyls.
  • Upcoming Events
    • Electronically In Touch - Call for Submissions

      Electronically In Touch is the electronic newsletter of the NYSBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS). It is a member driven publication, encouraging YLS members to write articles, and as such we would welcome submissions from members on any relevant topic, including practice tips, substantive legal articles, case updates, work/life advice, and information regarding upcoming meetings and events. Please submit articles to Sasha Grandison at srgrandison@gmail.com no later than the 28th of the month.


      Sasha Grandison, Esq.
      Editor-in-Chief, Electronically In Touch 

      http://nysbar.com/blogs/EIT/

    • June 12, 2017: United States Supreme Court Admissions Program

      Supreme Court Admissions Program

      SUPREME COURT ADMISSIONS PROGRAM

      Monday, June 12, 2017

      The Young Lawyers Section is proud to sponsor the 2017 United States Supreme Court Admissions Program for members of the New York State Bar Association.  

      Every year the Young Lawyers Section accepts applications from 50 attorneys to gain admission to practice in front of the United States Supreme Court.  

      For more information, please contact Alex Englander at aenglander@nysba.org


      INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2018 ADMISSIONS PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE IN OCTOBER 2017.

    • Upcoming Young Lawyers Section Events and Programs

      2017

      June 11, 2017 - Summer Executive Committee Meeting, part of the Supreme Court Admissions Program: Washington, D.C.

      October 27- 29, 2017 - NEW!  Advanced Trial Academy, Syracuse University College of Law - Syracuse, NY.  More information will be available soon regarding this brand new program.  


      2018 

      Janjuary 24, 2018 - Young Lawyers Section Annual Meeting Program and Executive Committee Meeting, NYSBA's Annual Meeting 2018:  New York, NY

    • VA Benefits Practice Free CLE

      New York State Bar Association Committee on Veterans

      REPRESENTING VETERANS BEFORE THE VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION AND BEYOND

      Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 9:00 AM thru 4:35 PM
      Orrick
      51 West 52nd Street
      New York, NY 10019



      The purpose of this CLE is to provide an in-depth training for any attorney that wishes to represent Veterans at the VA Administrative level or in Federal Court (up to and including the US Supreme Court).

      • What can you do for a Vet that has a dishonorable discharge?
      • What Military legal proceedings lead to the discharge status?
      • Federal Tort Claims Act - Medical claims against the government.

      Ken Carpenter, renowned speaker and attorney specializing in Veterans Law will be presenting this CLE.

      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLE.

      A a LIVE WEBCAST will also be available.

      To see the flyer and more information, CLICK HERE!

  • Electronically
    in Touch

    About this Publication

    Published 12 times per year, Electronically In Touch features advice, guidance, and tips useful to the young lawyer both professionally and personally; includes “nuts and bolts” information about substantive legal issues; highlights cases and decisions of interest; provides updates from the Executive Committee; offers opportunities for career, professional, and leadership development; and lists a calendar of events.  In addition, the newsletter highlights some of the interesting and noteworthy things young attorneys and law students are doing from around the state, and serves as a forum for keeping the membership informed about Section and Association activities, news, programs, benefits, and services.

    Article/Content Submission

    Electronically In Touch welcomes articles from members of the legal profession on subjects of interest to New York State young lawyers.  If you are interested in sharing your articles, advice, guidance, and/or tips, please send them to Sasha Grandison, Esq., Editor-In-Chief at srgrandison@gmail.com. Electronically In Touch is a monthly publication.  

    Please submit articles no later than the 20th of the month.

    Beginning in 2011, Electronically In Touch is available in blog format only.  To view the current issue, visit http://nysbar.com/blogs/eit/

  • Perspective Newsletter


    VIEW THE LATEST PERSPECTIVE

    The Young Lawyers Section print publication (Perspective) is published by the Young Lawyers Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.  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.
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  • Young Lawyers Section Bylaws
    YLS Bylaws 2012.pdf