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!
Details for the ACBA Young Lawyers Division Speed Networking Event, which will take place on March 10, 2016 at Cuba Libre (Tropicana), are now finalized! As a younger/newer attorney, you definitely do not want to miss this awesome networking opportunity to converse one-on-one with the mentors who have volunteered to participate in this event. Date: March 10, 2016 Location: Cuba Libre (Tropicana), Atlantic City Time: Doors open at 5:30pm for sign in. From 5:30-6:00 a cash bar
Shortly after the highly successful Arden Bus Trip in June, the Young Lawyers Division sat in a meeting trying to brainstorm more ways to give back to its community. One of the biggest issues in our local economy is the wide-spread budget cuts occuring in every school district in Atlantic County (and beyond). As a result of these budget cuts, students have suffered double, as they have lost great teachers who had to be let go and they have lost the opportunity to engage in
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
Last night the ACBA and CMCBA Young Lawyers Divisions put on their first joint CLE event at Congress Hall in Cape May, and it is safe to say that it was a success! The event was a Panelist Dinner featuring Judge Donio, Judge Gibson, Judge Batten, Judge Light and Judge Belasco as panelist-speakers who answered questions submitted in advance by bar members. The questions were both entertaining and thought provoking, and they elicited engaging and, at times, humorous responses