Young Lawyers Section

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    Young Lawyers Section Fall Meeting - November 6, 2015
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  • 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 Kara Buonanno at kara.buonanno@gmail.com or Tyear Middleton at tymiddleton@gmail.com no later than the 28th of the month.

      Kara J. Buonanno, Esq.
      Editor-in-Chief, Electronically In Touch 

      Tyear Middleton, Esq.
      Managing Editor, Electronically In Touch

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

    • Young Lawyers Section Fall Meeting 2015

      SAVE THE DATE!

      Young Lawyers Section Fall Meeting
      November 6, 2015
      The State Bar Center
      One Elk Street
      Albany, NY 12207
      9 am - 1 pm

      Additional details will be available shortly.

      For more information about the Young Lawyers Section, please contact Megan O'Toole at motoole@nysba.org.

    • September 10, 2015: How To Jumpstart Your Legal Career And Stay Competitive


      Law Students Pathway to the Profession 2

      A PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT RESUMES, INTERVIEWS AND NETWORKING
      NETWORKING RECEPTION TO FOLLOW


      Thursday, September 10, 2015
      6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

      Baker & McKenzie
      452 5th Avenue (Entrance on West 40th St.)
      New York, NY 10018


      6:00 to 7:15 - Panel Discussion
      7:15 to 8:30 - Networking Reception


      THIS PROGRAM WILL BE WEBCAST LIVE.


      BRING YOUR QUESTIONS! BRING YOUR RESUMES! BRING YOUR "A" GAME!


      PANELISTS: 

      Tara Bensol – Recruiting Specialist, Baker & McKenzie 
      Catherine Christian – Chief, Elder Abuse Unit, New York County District Attorney’s Office
      Denise Carlin – Managing Director of Permanent Recruitment and Business Development, Strategic Legal Solutions 
      Ernie Peck – Partner, Downing and Peck, P.C.

      MODERATED BY:

      Thomas Blennau – Assistant Director of Employer Outreach, St. John’s University School of Law


      REGISTER TODAY!

      NYSBA Members - Free
      Non-NYSBA Members - $25.00

      Not a member of the New York State Bar Association?  Click Here!
      Are you a student attending law school in New York State?  Click Here!


      SPONSORED BY:

      Pathway to the Profession
      Young Lawyers 
      Committee on Lawyers in Transition
      Antitrust 
      Business Law 
      Commercial & Federal Litigation 
      Corporate Counsel 
      Criminal Justice 
      Elder Law and Special Needs
      Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law 
      Family Law 
      Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law 
      General Practice 
      Intellectual Property Law 
      Labor & Employment Law 
      Municipal Law 
      Real Property Law 
      Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law  
      Trusts & Estates Law 
      USI Affinity


      Seating is limited!
      Pre-registration required!
      Check-in begins at 5:30.

    • IP Section Young Lawyer/Law Student Fellowship Program

      Intellectual Property Law Section


      IP Section Young Lawyer Fellowship Program 

      Two positions for 2016-2017 fellowship, providing leadership opportunities within the Intellectual Property Law Section
      Deadline for Application: September 28, 2015


      The Intellectual Property Law Section is seeking applications for its Young Lawyer Fellowship Program and asking members to apply for one of the two two-year positions as “NYSBA Intellectual Property Law Section Fellows.”

      This fellowship is designed to provide leadership opportunities for young lawyers, and reflects the Section’s long-standing commitment to increasing the participation and retention of young lawyers in Section activities. Through this program, the Section seeks to develop future leaders of the Section. Fellows will be granted opportunities to become involved in the Section’s activities and to be an important voice within the Section.

      To be eligible, you must be a newly admitted attorney (up to 5 years) or a law student, and be a member of the NYSBA and the IP Section. The duration of the fellowship will be from the time of selection in the fall of 2015 until mid-January 2018, prior to the 2018 Annual Meeting.

      For further fellowship details and submission instructions, visit www.nysba.org/IPYLFellowship

      ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5PM ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2015.


      IP Section Law Student Writing Competition

      Have you written a paper recently that sits in a drawer somewhere? 
      How about putting it to work to earn some money for you?
      First prize $2,000
      Second prize $1,000

      ALL APPLICATION ARE DUE BY DECEMBER 4, 2015

      View Details >

      Questions? Contact IP Section Young Lawyers Committee Chair Nyasha S. Foy, Esq., at nyasha.foyesq@gmail.com.
      For more information about the Intellectual Property Law Section, visit www.nysba.org/IPL




    • January 27, 2016: Young Lawyers Section Annual Meeting

      YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION ANNUAL MEETING - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016 - SAVE THE DATE!

      Details coming soon - Save the date!

    • January 28-29, 2016: Bridging The Gap Annual Meeting

      YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION BRIDGING THE GAP ANNUAL MEETING - THURSDAY, JANUARY 28 AND FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 - SAVE THE DATE!

      Details coming soon - Save the date!

    • 2016 Young Lawyers Section Trail Academy

      Wednesday, March 30, 2016 thru Sunday, April 3, 2016

  • 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. 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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