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Young Lawyers Conference

A Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

Conference Calendar of Meetings and Events

PDS Week 5:  Ethics Chess for Young Lawyers (Part 2)

January 26 - 30, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

Celebration of Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession Bench Bar Dinner - SOLD OUT!

January 27, 2015

Virginia State Bar

The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference
Cordially Invites You To The

Annual Bench-Bar Dinner in Celebration of Women and Minorities in the
Legal Profession

Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Marla Graff Decker

Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia

Honoring Newly Appointed and Elevated Judges

Hon. M. Hannah Lauck
Judge, United States District Court for the
Eastern District of Virginia
Hon. David M. Barredo
Culpeper Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Roderick C. Young
Magistrate Judge
United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Virginia
Hon. Linda Schorsch Jones
25th District Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Lynn S. Brice
Chesterfield Circuit Court
Hon. Vanessa L. Jones
Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Grace Burke Carroll
Fairfax Circuit Court
Hon. Jayne Ann Pemberton
Chesterfield Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Jeanette Aldora Irby
Loudoun Circuit Court
Hon. H. Jan Roltsch-Anoll
Prince William Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Bryant L. Sugg
Newport News Circuit Court
Hon. Stephanie Murray Shortt
27th District Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Joi Jeter Taylor
Richmond Circuit Court
Hon. Deborah S. Tinsley
Charlottesville Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Victoria A.B. Willis
Fredericksburg Circuit Court
Hon. Onzlee Ware
Roanoke Juvenile and Domestic Relations
District Court
Hon. Stephanie Elizabeth Merritt
Gloucester General District Court
Hon. Kimberly M. Athey
Frederick/Winchester Juvenile and Domestic
Relations District Court

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Welcome Reception at 6:00pm
Dinner at 7:00pm
Jepson Alumni Center
101 College Road
Richmond, VA 23229

Brochure and Registration form (.pdf)

YLC Board Dinner and Meeting

January 30 - 31, 2015

Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg

PDS Week 6:  Opportunities in a Changing Legal Market and a Guide to the Courts

February 2 - 6, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 7:  Federal Administrative Law

February 9 - 13, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

YLC Professional Development Series Webinar: Personal Branding in a Business Environment

February 17, 2015

Register here

Warren Buffet once said it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.  If you think about that, you'll do things differently.  In today's world, where we are surrounded by diverse and quickly growing social media networks, the phrase "personal brand management may cause you to think about your Facebook presence, Twitter followers, LinkedIn connections, Pinterest pins and followers, and the list goes on.  Consider for a moment that the concept of personal brand management is much simpler and can be summed up in one word ...reputation.  If you want a successful career that provides you unlimited opportunities for growth, you must have the sort of reputation that will attract blue chip professionals to you.  Please register for our webinar when leadership and development coach Lyzette Wallace will talk about how to create a personal brand that will help you gain the visibility you need for the opportunities you want.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Minority Pre-Law Conference

February 21, 2015

8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Conference Agenda
8:00-8:50    Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:50-9:00    Opening Remarks
9:00-9:40    Presentation: LSAT: Strategy, Tips, and Pointers
9:45-10:25    Panel: The Law School Admissions Process
10:30-11:10    Presentation: Financing Law School
11:15-12:15    Law School Admissions Fair
12:25-12:40    Keynote Address
12:45-1:30    Luncheon & Panel: The Law School Experience
1:35-2:15    Mock Trial Performance
2:25-3:05    Panel: Careers in the Legal Profession
3:10-3:15    Closing Remarks

FREE REGISTRATION:
http://bit.ly/1IceT5x

For questions and more information, please contact:
Aaron Gleaton and Nichelle Charles (Co-Chairs) – novaylc@gmail.com

Flyer (.pdf)

PDS Week 8:  Appellate Advocacy

February 23 - 27, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 9:  Hearsay Exception

March 2 - 6, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 10:  Trial Practice Fundamentals

March 9 - 13, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 11:  To be announced

March 16 - 20, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 12:  Discovery 101

March 23 - 27, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 13:  Documents and Business Records: Introduction, Authentication, and Admissibility

March 30 - April 3, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 14:  Social Media and Law Practice

April 6 - 10, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 15:  To be announced

April 13 - 17, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS 16:  Technology and Your Law Practice

April 20 - 24, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

Board of Governors Meeting

April 24 - 25, 2015

Winchester

PDS Week 17:  Nonprofit Work Life Balance

April 27 - May 1, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

PDS Week 18:  Charging and Getting Your Fee

May 4 - 8, 2015

Professional Development ConferenceThe Professional Development Series is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers.  The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options.  Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country.  If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at crfortier@gmail.com.

 

VSB 77th Annual Meeting

June 17 - 21, 2015

Virginia Beach

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