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Welcome to the Young Lawyers Section of the MSBA!

The purpose of the Young Lawyers Section is to provide young lawyers with education, social activities, networking opportunities, opportunities to do community service, and representation in the Maryland State Bar and American Bar Associations.   

In addition to providing such opportunities for young lawyers, it is the goal of the Section to increase diversity within the entire Bar and to provide leadership opportunities to members who may not otherwise have access to such opportunities.  The Section strives to provide new and innovative programs that will benefit young lawyers in Maryland and the District of Columbia personally and professionally.  We try to assist new lawyers make the transition between law school and the practice of law.

View the YLS Annual Report for additional information.

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NEWS

Ten Minute MentorDon’t miss the latest installement of the Ten Minute Mentor video series, Depositions Decoded! For lawyers learning how to take depositions, there are a few guiding principles to keep in mind and a number of traps to avoid. Follow Kimberly Neal as she reveals the important secrets to decoding depositions.

Upcoming videos include Business Development & Bulding Your Brand, Best Practices and Ethics.

In case you missed them, Testimony as a Narrative, with Matthew Trollinger, A Recipe for an Effective Voir Dire with Michelle Wilson and The Applied Art of Client Intake with Scott MacMullan are available oniline!

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  • Ten Minute MentorNow Available: Watch Depositions Decoded, the latest installment of the Ten Minute Mentor video series!
  • The Winter 2014 Advocate newsletter is now available online.
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  • One Bar | One Community Public Service Project schedules and organizes at least one monthly public service event to benefit residents of Maryland.
  • Ten Minute Mentor. An online collection of video presentations from young leading lawyers in their areas of expertise.
  • Wills for Heroes. The YLS is an affiliate of the Wills for Heroes Foundation and proudly organizes volunteers for Wills for Heroes events...
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