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Calling All Young Lawyers Members - Volunteers Needed

Calling All Young Lawyers Members - Volunteers Needed

The Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Nevada  is seeking interested applicants for the following positions:
 
Representatives - Executive Council
  • Southern District Representative (Las Vegas)
  • Carson City District
  • Northern District (Reno)
The District Representative Positions are usually a two year requirement.  The Carson City District Representative will finish a remaining one year term limit.   As a Representative you sit on the Executive Council for the Young Lawyers Section and you will be required to attend telephonic monthly meetings on the 3rd Friday of each month.
 
Ex Officio Position Budget Director
This is a one (1) Year commitment.  YLS Budget Director reviews and approves all reimbursement requests and checks requests in connection with the activities of the YLS.
 
Committee Chair Positions (Northern and Southern Nevada Chair positions)
  1. Goldilocks - Introduction to Law program presented to elementary school children based on the Trial of Goldilocks
  2. Law Suits Clothing Drive - Collect gently used lawsuits and business attire and donate to a charity
  3. Project Salute - Assist veterans in receiving their VA benefits
  4. Holiday Toy Drive - Gather new toys for children for the holiday season
  5. Poster & Essay Contest - Students submit posters and essays in accordance with the ABA Law Day theme.
  6. Serving Seniors - Assist seniors in simple estate planning documents
  7. Trial Academy - Lecture and practical exercises in trial skills, held in conjunction with the annual State Bar Conference
  8. Compensation Survey - Conducting a survey of the salaries and benefits of young lawyers in our state.
  9. CLE - Establishing an annual CLE
  10. Newsletter - Establishing a Newsletter for the Young Lawyers Section
  11. Grants - Assisting in the preparation of Grant requests from the ABA
To qualify for the all the above positions you must be 36 years or younger OR have been a practicing attorney for 5 years or less and be a Young Lawyers Section member.  If you are interested, please submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter expressing why you are interested in the position to Paola Armeni at parmeni@gordonsilver.com by no later than Friday, May 11th.
 

State Bar of NV

Our mission is to govern the legal profession, to serve our members, and to protect the public interest.

State Bar of Nevada
P.O. Box 50
Las Vegas, NV 89125-0050
600 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
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