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WELCOME TO THE
YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION


Join us for our upcoming meetings and socials!
Watch for new events to be added below.
For more information contact:
   
       Joseph M. Murphy        
YLS President
jmurphy@dhclaw.com 

727-397-5571

_________________________________

Benjamin S. Thomas
YLS President-Elect
bthomas@civllit.com
727-894-3535



2018-2019 YLS Events

EVENT 

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

September Happy Hour at Fresco's Waterfront Bistro - 5:30 to 7:30pm

Swearing in Ceremony #1 - 3:00pm

YLS Morning at the Courthouse 

Joint Section Happy Hour Social at Trophy Fish - 5:30 to 7:30pm

December Happy Hour (Location TBD) - 5:30 to 7:30pm

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

February Happy Hour (Location TBD) - 5:30 to 7:30pm

YLS Beach Volleyball/Cornhole Tournament

YLS Trivia Night (Location TBD)

Swearing in Ceremony #2 - 3:00pm

YLS CLE (Location TBD)

      

DATE OF EVENT

8/22/18

9/26/2018

9/28/2018

10/25/2018

10/25/2018

TBD*

December 2018*

2/7/2019

Feb. or April 2019*

Mar. or April 2019*

4/26/2019 *

May 2019*

 

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

Recurring Events

  • 2018-2019 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. No Java with the Judges on September 19 due to Court Holiday, Yom Kippur and no Java with Judges event during November or December. 
    Begins: October 17, 2018...and continuing with: January 16, 2019 ~ February 20, 2019 ~ March 20, 2019 ~ April 17, 2019 ~ May 15, 2019 ~ June 19, 2019

 


HEALTH and WELLNESS


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 - https://flayld.org/about-us/newsletter/yld-unveils-newest-member-benefit-legal-accelerator-website/


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 http://lawyersadvisinglawyers.com/
 


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!
(Website: http://startmyfloridalawfirm.com/
)