Young Lawyers Section

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    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
  • 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 no later than the 28th of the month.

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

    • 5th Annual Supersized Networking Event

      5th Annual Super-Sized Networking Event!

      Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 6 to 8 p.m.

      Crest Hollow Country Club
      8325 Jericho Turnpike 
      Woodbury, New York 11797

      Crest Hollow Country Club

      $50 per person

      Come to this strictly social event to mingle with your peers, including:

      • Risk Management Association – Young Professionals
      • New York State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
      • Nassau County Bar Association – New Lawyers Committee
      • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, LI Chapter
      • The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education Inc. – Young Professionals


      To register via mail, send check payable to:

      NYSSCPA Suffolk Chapter
      William Huether, CPA, CGMA, MBA
      Sheehan & Company, CPA, PC
      165 Orinoco Drive
      Bridgwaters, NY 11718

    • Pro Bono in Your PJ's! is a website where members of the public can go to post basic legal questions that attorneys can answer for free. This online pro bono legal service is available for use by any New Yorker who qualifies, based on income, and any attorney in good standing in the state of New York who chooses to participate. allows you to do pro bono work from any location for any length of time. You can even do pro bono in your PJs.

      Participation in this project will be covered by malpractice insurance provided by the American Bar Association, and will be monitored by NYSBA staff members in the Pro Bono Service Department.

      CLICK HERE to find out more information.

  • 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 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

  • Perspective Newsletter


    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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