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Join us for our upcoming meetings and socials!
Watch for new events to be added below.
For more information contact:
         Lauren C. Rubenstein        
YLS President


Joseph M. Murphy
YLS President-Elect

2017-2018 YLS Event Schedule


Park & Rec Happy Hour - 5:30 to 7:30pm

Fresco's Happy Hour - 5:30 to 7:30pm

Swearing in Ceremony #1 - 3:00pm

Morning at the Courthouse 

Red Mesa Cantina Happy Hour - 5:30 to 7:30pm

Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day - 8:00am to 2:00pm

Copper Shaker Happy Hour - 5:30 to 7:30pm

Trivia Night at Ferg's Sports Bar

Beach Volleyball Tournament

Swearing in Ceremony #2 - 3:00pm

YLS presents The Florida Bar YLD Tech Road Show at SPYC















Please refer to the calendar on the home page to
register for upcoming YLS events!

Recurring Events

  • Java with the Judges (the 3rd Wednesday of the Month at the St. Pete Courthouse). Meet next to the Self Help Center at 8:00AM. Begins September 20, 2017 - No Java for Judges event during December.  Next events: February 21, 2018, March 21, 2018, April 18, 2018 & May 16, 2018


The St. Pete Bar YLS
Presents ~
The Florida Bar YLD’s Tech Road Show

Sponsored by


Adriana Linares, Legal Technology Consultant, LawTech Partners
Chelsey Lambert, Legal Technology Specialist, Lex Tech Review
Zach Zuroweste, The Florida Bar YLD President

Date/Location: Thursday, May 31, 2018 ~ St. Pete Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave.

Time: 11am – 5pm followed by a free happy hour at the Yacht Club Tiki Bar

Kick Off Fun: The day will begin with a review of the YLS Annual Report,
Icebreakers, and Networking!

This Seminar will include the following topics:

♦ Understanding Metadata and Your Ethical Responsibilities with
Your Legal Documents
♦ How a Practice Management Program Can Prevent Malpractice Claims in Your Law Office
♦ Securing Mobile Devices
♦ Recognizing and Addressing Common Security Threats in Your Law Firm
♦ Review of The Florida Bar Lawyers Advising Lawyers and Legal Accelerator tools

**Enter a Raffle to win a ScanSnap ix100! Bring business cards!

4 General Technology & 2 Ethics CLE Credits (Approved)

Price: $20 All Attendees ~ Lunch/Happy Hour Included

Registration deadline Friday, May 25th

CLICK HERE to download a flyer or to register online CLICK on this link.

You do not have to be a young lawyer to attend! ALL members are welcome!
For more information contact the St. Pete Bar at or 727-823-7474.




During The Florida Bar and Young Lawyers Division Health and Wellness Month — which begins May 1, 2018 and lasts throughout the month — we hope you’ll check out and bookmark The Florida Bar's YLD Health and Wellness page CLICK HERE. It's FULL of everything you need to keep up with this important initiative. From daily health tips, to humorous stress breaks, to regular wellness challenges, to health and wellness profiles of Florida lawyers and judges . . . this page has it all! Also, check out the 2018 Health & Wellness schedule of Free webinars on the YLD page... and consider a visit The Florida Bar's Health and Wellness Center
CLICK HERE for more great information.


The Florida Bar YLD Legal Accelerator

Over the past several years, the YLD has focused its efforts on providing resources to help new attorneys operate in today’s legal marketplace.  In doing so, the YLD has created substantial content for its members including how-to videos, webinars, basic CLEs, blog posts, and more. The Legal Accelerator aggregates all of this previously existing content into one location. In addition to the existing content, the YLD has filmed approximately 1,000 mentoring videos covering approximately 500 topic areas.  These videos, which continue to be created, have been filmed by over 100 experienced Florida practitioners, including Judges. Click Here to learn more!  Link -

Need Guidance? Check out Lawyers Advising Lawyers!

Through its partnership with the Young Lawyers Division, The Florida Bar has launched a new website, Lawyers Advising Lawyers, featuring a peer-to-peer program giving members across the state access to veteran attorneys who can help answer procedural and substantive legal questions across more than 50 practice areas. Lawyers Advising Lawyers gives experienced attorneys a platform to assist lawyers with issues they have previously dealt with during their career. The program uses technology to provide immediate interaction by phone or email with other lawyers working in different parts of the state. Participating advisors will receive one CLE credit per consultation for a total of five CLE credits per year.
To apply to become a volunteer advisor or for help with a legal question, visit

Considering Going Solo?

Don’t miss out on valuable tips and advice from The Florida Bar
Young Lawyers Division on “How to Start Your Own Law Firm.”
Topics included: Corporate Structure, Office Space,
Trust Accounting, etc. Take the first steps on the road to success!