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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
2019 YLD Conference Ready to "Build Your Brand"? Register today for the Louisiana Young Lawyers Conference!
The LSBA’s YLD will present “Build Your Brand,” the Louisiana Young Lawyers Conference on Jan. 18. Program organizers will apply for 4 hours of CLE credit (including ethics, professionalism and LPM). Sessions will discuss professionalism in the social media age, climbing the ladder at your law firm, building your law practice from the ground up, and more. The conference will also include presentation of the YLD Awards, a networking reception and group dine-arounds at local restaurants. The registration cost will include electronic course materials and lunch at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel. To register, click here.
Are you a Young Lawyer in Louisiana? Find out how to get involved in the LSBA's Young Lawyers Division! 
Network, meet other young lawyers or members of the bar, and work on events and committees. To get involved, click here.

Nominations for the Young Lawyers Division Awards closed on October 18.

 YLD Award finalists and winners will be recognized at the 2019 Louisiana Young Lawyers Conference held in conjunction with the LSBA Midyear Meeting on Friday, January 18, 2019.  
2019 State High School Mock Trial set for March 30, 2019 in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The 2019 Richard N. Ware, IV State High School Mock Trial Competition will be at the Federal Courthouse in Lafayette, LA on Saturday, March 30, 2019. This year’s handbook and problem will be posted on or before November 15, 2018.
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