On Saturday, July 9th, members of the YLD teamed up with members from the ACBA to compete in the first ever South Jersey Dragon Boat Festival to benefit Gilda’s Club South Jersey. Our team was made up of 22 paddlers and 1 drummer. The festival began early at 8:30 am, with the first heat beginning at 9:30am. Our races took place at 9:50am and 1:30pm. Despite some of us never having met before, we were able to work together as a team and finished second in both of our races!
Today the ACBA Young Lawyers Division hosted 60 students from two Title I Schools in Atlantic County at the Atlantic County Civil Courthouse for the Children's Holiday Party. Thanks to the Atlantic County Law Clerks, the jury room where the party is held was already decorated at Griswald status when members arrived around 7:00am to deliver the gifts for the children to place them under the tree. Thanks also to our Director of Fundraising Bridget Sykes (Fox Rothschild) who d
We are happy to announce that last night we finished wrapping all 300 hundred gifts for the Children's Holiday Party!! It took about 20 rolls of wrapping paper, an immeasurable amount of tape, and 3 hours of skilled (well, sort of) labor to wrap all of the gifts, but we finished wrapping everything in one night, which is always our goal. Thank you to following members who volunteered their Tuesday night to come wrap: Adam Busler, Esq., Chair-Elect Alexa Makris Alexandra Stulp
Last night the Young Lawyers Division hosted the Annual ACBA Holiday Party at the Knife & Fork Inn in Atlantic City. This year's party featured a holiday-themed cocktail (Pomegranate Martini), cheese and charcuterie table, two cash bars, and passed hor d'oeuvres. Seventy (70) members were in attendance this year and everyone seemed to be having a great time mingling and meeting new people. We also had a great raffle, thanks to our corporate sponsors: 1. $50 Gift Card to Bob
On November 19th, Jon Diego, Esq. of the Dwyer Law Firm, and other members from the ACBA and YLD, will trade their warm beds for cardboard boxes and sleeping bags as part of the Covenant House Sleep Out. Mr. Diego will lead an ACBA/YLD Team as we raise awareness and garner support for homeless kids in our community. The following message from Mr. Diego provides more details about this event: Many of you may not be aware that hundreds of homeless youth from across South Jers