Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2014 YLD Executive Committee
The Young Lawyers Division is now accepting nominations from any voting member of the YLD interested in serving a three-year term on the Executive Committee. This year's YLD Executive Committee election will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 10. For those wishing to learn more about the YLD and the election process, an information session will be held Monday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. in the 11th Floor Conference Center of the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St.
This is a free event for members of the YLD, however registration is required in advance. Attendees are also invited to attend the YLD Executive Committee meeting at 12 p.m. to sit in on one of the Executive Committee meetings. The information session will begin promptly at 1 p.m. Click here to register for the information session
Each year, seven new members are elected to the YLD Executive Committee. Any voting member of the YLD is eligible for election provided that the term of office for which the individual runs shall not extend beyond his or her membership in the Division. A member is eligible if he/she is 37-years-old or less in the year 2016 or, if he/she is older than 37, not celebrating more than his/her third year of practice in 2016.
The Executive Committee manages and directs the business and activities of the YLD's approximately 3,000 members, including oversight of more than 30 committees in the areas of public service, law-related education and service to the legal community. Being on the YLD Executive Committee provides lawyers opportunities for leadership, networking, and personal and professional growth early in their careers.
The Nominating Petition
and Personal Statement
must be returned to Dawn Petit, Meetings Coordinator, Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
, no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.