Upcoming Events

Legal Fair
Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee will sponsor a Legal Fair on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The Legal Fair will be held at AARP, which is located at 3502 South Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA, 70118. Volunteers are needed with experience in the areas of family law, successions, criminal law, and social security. Volunteers are also needed to provide notarial services.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Camille Bryant at cbryant@mcglinchey.com


If your firm has Summer law clerks, don't delay on registering them for our upcoming events specifically tailored to educate and get them involved in the legal community! Programs and/or Events in May include:


Approach the Bench CLE Series




The Dos & Don'ts of Summer Clerkships





15th Annual Bar & Grille




YLS Monthly Meetings

  • Typically held the first Tuesday of the month at 12 Noon.
  • There are no meetings scheduled in November or December.  
  • Most meetings are held at the new office of the New Orleans Bar Association, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans. 

Recent Events

On Thursday, July 22, 2017, The Young Lawyers Section held a social at the NOPSI Hotel.


On Sunday, April 22, 2017, The Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee sponsored a Legal Fair at AARP,





On Saturday, January 7th, the YLS held it's Annual Retreat to discuss upcoming events in 2017.



On Sunday, April 17th, 2016, The YLS held the 14th Annual Bar & Grille cooking competition! Click here to view the winners!





On Saturday, April 16th, 2016, The YLS volunteered at the AARP center for the 2016 Legal Fair.






On Thursday, October 22, 2015, the YLS joined the Dallas Young Lawyers Section for a Cheers for Charity happy hour at the Rusty Nail!





On Saturday, November 7, 2015, the YLS had a build day with the St. Bernard Project, an organization that started shortly after Hurricane Katrina. 






The YLS had their annual Golf Tournament on October 9th, which allowed participants to link up with their fellow lawyers, law clerks, and friends on the golf course to support Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, which provides free legal help to poor people in danger of losing the most funamental of human needs.



The Pro-Bowl-O Tournament was held on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Rock ‘n Bowl on Carrollton Ave in New Orleans. Lanes opened at 1 p.m.; play lasted from 1 - 4 p.m.  Ticket purchase includes play time, shoes, and food and drinks during the event.  Prizes for highest individual and team scores as well as best team costume and tackiest pair of bowling shoes. The proceeds went to The Pro Bono Project.





The Dos and Don'ts for Summer Law Clerks was held on June 10th at the NOBA office. Brian Quirk, Conrad Meyer, Cherardy, Sarah C. Wellman were the speakers and offered great insight on everything law clerks wanted to know but were to afraid to ask about summer clerkships, conduct, attire, and etiquette.




FREE Senior Legal Fair Open to the Public! - May 30, 2015

Law Day - May 14, 2015 in Judge Zainey’s courtroom, Eastern District of Louisiana  

YLS Retreat - Saturday, January 24, 2014

Annual Charity Golf Tournament - October 10, 2014

Habitat for Humanity - November 15, 2014

Legalpalooza - September 12, 2014

Legal Fair on October 19, 2014

Pro-Bowl-O 2014 on July 20, 2014

Events for Summer Clerks

Legal Fair on June 7th 

Dos and Don'ts of Summer Clerkships - May 28, 2014

Bar & Grille 2014