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Young Lawyers Section


COME ENJOY THE LAST FEW WEEKS OF SUMMER WITH OTHER YOUNG LAWYERS!


Wednesday, August 14 
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Druthers Brewing Company
221 Harborside Drive
Schenectady, NY 12305

REGISTER HERE 

Complimentary finger foods and beer served during the first hour, cash bar for the second hour. Free event for members of NYSBA, the Albany County Bar Association, and the Schenectady County Bar Association. 
$10 registration fee for non-members to attend this event. 

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Sponsored by: 

New York State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
New York State Bar Association Women in Law Section
Albany County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee
Schenectady County Bar Association 

Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

The Young Lawyers Section each year honors a young lawyer who has rendered outstanding service to both the community and legal profession. The Outstanding Young Lawyer Award recognizes an attorney who has actively practiced less than 10 years, and has a distinguished record of commitment to the finest traditions of the Bar through public service and professional activities. 

2020 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award Nomination Form

The award will be presented during the Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee Meeting during the New York State Bar Association's Annual Meeting on January 29, 2020 at the New York Hilton Midtown.

Learn more about the previous recipients here.


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 Justin Batten, Editor-In-Chief at jwb413@nyu.edu . 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/

JANUARY 29: YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION ANNUAL MEETING PROGRAM AND OUTSTANDING YOUNG LAWYER AWARD PRESENTATION

The NYSBA Annual Meeting will be held January 27 – 31, 2020

 

Young Lawyers Section Annual Meeting program
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas, NYC

 

The 2020 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award will be presented shortly after the program during the Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee meeting luncheon.

 

Details in the coming months.

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us!

New York State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Trial Academy

SATURDAY MARCH 28 -APRIL 1, 2020
CORNELL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, ITHACA, NY


The New York State Bar Association Trial Academy is a five-day trial techniques program. Geared toward new and young attorneys, participants will take part in sessions which will advance and improve their courtroom skills. With an emphasis on direct participation, the Trial Academy is a great learning experience for all involved. 

Click here for the 2019 Trial Academy program agenda.

Frequently asked questions about the Trial Academy

Please note: Seats are limited and the Trial Academy sells out each year.

Young Lawyers Section Member registration fee: $850 (NYSBA Membership required)
NYSBA member registration fee: $900
Non-NYSBA member registration fee: $1,000

Registration and Scholarship Applications being accepted in the Fall of 2019

Under New York’s MCLE rule, this program has been approved for a total of up to 37.5 MCLE credit hours, consisting of 2.0 credit hours in ETHICS and 35.5 credit hours in SKILLS. This program is transitional and therefore suitable for newly admitted attorneys. This program is accredited for MCLE credit in New York State only. Attorneys seeking credit in other jurisdictions may contact the governing body for CLE in their respective locations for credit application details. 



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 Justin Batten, Editor-In-Chief at jwb413@nyu.eduElectronically 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/


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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