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Young Advocates Committee

The Young Advocates Committee (YAC) serves as a resource for young litigators in their respective practices and within the Section. Its mission is to provide continuing education and discussion on issues affecting the profession, and younger litigators in particular, and assist in the development of practice skills; provide networking opportunities with other YAC and Section of Litigation members; and serve as a gateway to other Section of Litigation committees and opportunities, including promoting the involvement of diverse young lawyers who practice in a variety of settings. YAC recognizes and celebrates the future of the profession and the Section: the young litigator.

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Join the Litigation Section

Lawyers in their first four years of practice can join for 50% off! Please contact Xochithl Marquez at Xochithl.M[email protected] for more information and a discount code.


Ten Tips for Preparing Your Testifying Expert for Civil Trial

By Mitchell J. Rotbert | What have you done to prepare your expert? Is your expert last on your list or an afterthought? Remember: Your expert might need a lot of preparation.

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Young Lawyer Leadership Program

The Young Lawyer Leadership Program (YLLP) provides opportunities for young lawyers to become actively involved in the Section's meetings, committees, and activities. YLLP representatives will become members of a Section committee or task force, engage in substantive work, and be paired with a mentor from the Section’s experienced leaders.

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Tips for Young Associates to Succeed at a Law Firm

This program offers tips to help a young associate succeed at a law firm. Specifically, the sound advice discusses the importance of: (1) knowing who you work for, (2) offering solutions to problems, and (3) communicating effectively.

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