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
2017 High School Mock Trial Materials Available Online 2017 High School Mock Trial Materials Available Online

The LSBA YLD is responsible for coordinating local mock trial competitions for high schools throughout the state and for sponsoring the Richard N. Ware IV State High School Mock Trial Competition where all local winners compete.

The 2017 State High School Mock Trial Competition will be held on March 11, 2017 at the 4th Judicial District Court in Monroe, Louisiana. The state winner will then travel to the National High School Mock Trial Competition, which will be held May 11-13, 2017 in Hartford, Connecticut.

The 2017 state case involves a free speech suit, Logan and Hayden Harrison v. Riviere Rapide School District.



Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600