About YLS

Mission Statement of the YLS Section

This organization shall be known as the Young Lawyers Section of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and shall be a section of that Association.

The purpose of the Young Lawyers Section ("the Section") is to promote wider acquaintance among the young lawyers of the District of Columbia and to bring them together in professional and social activity; to foster discussion and interchange of ideas relative to the duties, responsibilities and problems of young lawyers; to aid and promote the advancement of young lawyers; to encourage the interest and participation of young lawyers in activities of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia ("the Association"), and to provide a means for young lawyers to collectively improve the administration of justice, serve their community in areas related to the law, and advance the community knowledge of the law.


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