Deadline Oct. 9: Nominations for 2016 YLD Executive Committee
The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) 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. 8.
Who can run?
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 YLD. A member is eligible if they are 37-years-old or younger in the year 2018 or, if they are older than 38-years-old, not celebrating more than their third year of practice in 2018.
What does the Executive Committee do?
The Executive Committee manages and directs the business and activities of the YLD's 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 attorneys 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 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.