Upcoming Events



Upcoming YLS Events:

Senior Legal Fair - Volunteers Needed

The Young Lawyers Section and Minorities in the Profession Committee will sponsor a Senior Legal Fair on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the AARP Community Resource Center from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed with experience in the areas of family law; social security; Medicare and Medicaid; wills, successions, and trusts; and criminal law.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Kimberly Silas at ksilas@barrassousdin.com

 


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 Saturday January 9, 2016, the YLS held its annual retreat to discuss upcoming events in 2016.
 

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

Approach the Bench CLE Series

LSU - Tulane Baseball Game on Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Mock Trial Competition on Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22nd 

YLS Social at The Rusty Nail on February 19, 2014 

Habitat for Humanity Project - November 16, 2013

Annual Charity Golf Tournament - October, 4, 2013

Big Easy Bootcamp:  Basic Training for Lawyering in New Orleans 

  • Friday, October 18, 2013
  • New Admittee CLE at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal and Reception at the Hermes Bar

Law Day - April 29, 2013

  • This year the Young Lawyers Section will be holding a program for schoolchildren on Monday, April 29th at the United States District Court.

Annual Charity Golf Tournament - October, 4, 2013

Dos and Don'ts of Summer Clerkships - May, 22, 2013

  • Everything you've always wanted to know about but were afraid to ask about summer clerkships, including conduct, attire, and etiquette.
  • Held at the New Orleans Bar Association from 3:30 pm - 5 pm.

Legalpalooza - June 15, 2013

  • Charity Concert  to be held at Howlin' Wolf to benefit SLLS

YLS Social at Pat O'Briens - June 19, 2013

  • 718 St. Peter Street, New Orleans
  • All are welcome to attend. Complimentary drink tickets will be provided.
  • Dowload the flyer!

YLS and Minorities in the Profession Legal Fair - June 30, 2013

  • Exodus Place Community Center in Central City from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Looking for volunteers who can help address issues relating to Family law, Successions, Real Property, and Criminal Law
  • Contact Aaron Greenbaum at (504) 528-3001 #259

Mock Trial Competition

  • Held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the 24th Judicial District Court, Gretna, LA
  • Local schools competed in the 2013 Richard N. Ware, IV High School Mock Trial Competition.

Pro-Bowl-O 2013

  • Charity Bowling Tournament on Sunday, February 24, 2013