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 or Tyear Middleton at 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

    • Summer Merger Program - July 8

      The Antitrust Section presents its Summer Merger Program
      Wednesday, July 8, 2015
      731 Lexington Avenue
      New York, NY

      This event is co-sponsored by Bloomberg, the International Committee of the Canadian Bar Association's Competition Law Section, the International Section of the New York State Bar Association, the Young Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association, International Business Law Committee of the Ontario Bar Association Business Law Section and the New York State Bar Foundation.
      The program will consist of a timely discussion by competition agency officials at the EU, Canada, FTC, and U.S Department of Justice on the topics of merger remedies, merger retrospectives, and multijurisdictional coordination at the remedies stage.  

      *         Patricia Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, DOJ
      *         Ann Wallwork, Deputy Commissioner, Merger Branch, Competition Bureau in Canada 
      *         Naomi Licker, Attorney, FTC Compliance Section 
      *         Julia Brockhoff, Deputy Head of Unit at European Commission's Unit A-2-Merger Case Support and Policy
      Moderator: Ilene Knable Gotts, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

      Refreshments prior to the program followed by cocktail reception afterwards.

      1.0 MCLE credit 

      Register today by emailing Michael Galvin at
      View Flyer
      For more information about this program or the Antitrust Section, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at

    • September 30, 2015 Connection Between Domestic Violence & Animal Cruelty

      Save the Date

      The Connection Between Domestic Violence and Animal Cruelty

      September 30, 2015

      2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

      State Bar Center
      One Elk Street
      Albany, NY  12207

      For more information, click here to view the flyer

    • Young Lawyers Section Fall Meeting 2015

      Save the Date!!

      Young Lawyers Section Fall Meeting
      November 6, 2015
      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 Tiffany Bardwell at

    • Young Lawyers Section Networking Reception

      You are invited to 
      The New York State Bar Association's 
      Pathway to the Profession

      Young Lawyers Section 

      Summer social and networking reception

      • Join the Young Lawyers Section and recent law school graduates for a casual and fun evening of networking and socializing.  
      • Mingle with your peers from across the practice areas
      • Unwind and relax with a free chair massage, courtesy of John McEnerney, LMT.
      • Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks, compliments of the New York State Bar Association

      6pm to 7:30pm
      Thursday, June 11, 2015

      ALBANY, NY 12207


      Contact Alex Englander at 518-487-5578 or

  • 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 and Tyear Middleton, Managing Editor 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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