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/

    • 2016 Young Lawyers Section Fall Meeting

      2016 Fall Meeting


      CLICK HERE to see the entire program brochure with registration and hotel information.

      Click here to register for the 2016 Young Lawyers Section Fall Program!


      Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016

      New York State Bar Center
      1 Elk Street
      Albany, New York 12207


      Schedule of Events

      Friday, September 30, 2016

      3:00 p.m. Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee Meeting - Peck Room
      All attendees are welcome to attend.

      If you are interested in getting more involved in the Young Lawyers Section, please contact Megan O’Toole at motoole@nysba.org.

      5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Tour of the Court of Appeals NYSBA HQ
      Meet on NYSBA’s front steps to walk over as a group

      7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception The Albany Pump Station
      9 Quackenbush Square

      Saturday, October 1, 2016

      The following program is designed to provide young attorneys with skills to help in their everyday practice and long-term career development.

      8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast - Great Hall

      9:00 – 9:50 What Makes Lawyers Happy: How to maintain your sanity while practicing law.
      Daniella E. Keller, Esq.
      Rowlands & LeBrou, PLLC
      Latham, NY

      10:00 – 10:50 Social Media Ethics: Like but don’t poke… Look but don’t friend.
      Michael L. Fox, Esq.
      Catania, Mahon, Milligram & Rider, PLLC
      Newburgh, NY

      10:50 – 11:10 Coffee Break

      11:10 – 12:00 pm What’s Brewing? Representing Craft Breweries in NYS.
      Gina M. McCreadie, Esq.
      Nixon Peabody LLP
      Boston, MA

      12:10 – 1:00 Finding your Niche’: Practice what you love and love what you practice.
      Richard D. Collins, Esq.
      Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry PLLC
      Mineola, NY 


      CLICK HERE to see the entire program brochure with registration and hotel information.

      CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE 2016 YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION FALL PROGRAM!

    • Trial Academy: April 5 - April 9, 2017

      Trial Academy Save The Date 2016

      New York State Bar Association Young Lawyer Section Trial Academy

      WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 - SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017
      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. 

      Register now for the 2017 NYSBA Trial Academy.

      Seats are limited and the Trial Academy always sells out.

      NYSBA member registration fee: $875.00
      Non-NYSBA member registration fee: $1,000


      Scholarships are available. Please note that scholarships cover registration fees only. Trial Academy scholarship recipients must pay travel, accommodations and some meals.

      FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION TRIAL ACADEMY, PLEASE CONTACT MEGAN O'TOOLE AT MOTOOLE@NYSBA.ORG


    • Young Lawyers Section 2017 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. The 2017 brochure and pre-registration application will be available shortly.   

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

      2017 BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION FORM COMING SOON!

  • Electronically
    in Touch
    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 Kara Buonanno, Esq., Editor-In-Chief at kara.buonanno@gmail.com and Tyear Middleton, Managing Editor at tymiddleton@gmail.comElectronically 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/

    YLS District 10 Comedy Night at the Governor's Comedy Club

    Join the Fun!  
    Comedy Night at the Governor's Comedy Club in Levittown, NY.

    YLS District 10 Comedy Night Governor's Comedy Club

    Register HERE!

    For more information, contact Alex Englander at aenglander@nysba.org or 518.487.5578 

  • 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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