Young Lawyers Division

Young Lawyers Division

The purpose of the Young Lawyers Division is to foster discussions and interchange of ideas relative to the duties, responsibilities and problems of the younger members of the legal profession in the State of Louisiana; to aid in their advancement; to encourage their interest and participation in the activities of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and, in general, to further the purposes and objectives of the LSBA. This site is a public service of the LSBA-YLD Council, providing YLD information to the public, communicating with YLD members.

Latest News and Developments

Volunteer for a YLD Committee
Serve the public and the profession by getting involved with an LSBA YLD committee! YLD committee assignment requests are now being accepted for the 2014-15 Bar year. Volunteer with amazing projects like Wills for Heroes and Barristers for Boards, or leave your mark on the profession through impactful committees like Bridging the Gap and Minority Involvement.

Committee descriptions are available here.
The YLD Committee Sign-Up Form is available here.

2014 Richard N. Ware, IV State High School Mock Trial Competition

Jesuit High School of New Orleans (Team A) won first place in the 2014 Richard N. Ware, IV State High School Mock Trial Competition. The competition was held on March 29, 2014 at the U.S. District Courthouse in Shreveport. Jesuit advanced to compete in the 2014 National High School Mock Trial Championship tournament in Madison, WI, which was held on May 8 - 10, 2014.


Law Student Membership
If you are currently a Louisiana law student, join the Law Student Membership of the Louisiana State Bar Association. You can obtain the same membership benefits offered to the lawyers of Louisiana, access excellent networking opportunities and receive a free digital subscription to the Louisiana Bar Journal.
Click here to view the Law Student Membership brochure and application.


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