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The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division hands out their Stars of the Quarter honors to deserving YLD members who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Third Quarter, 2021-2022

  • Tiffany Perry (NCT Director)
  • Spencer Rubin (NCT Vice-Director)
  • M.Blair Hlinka (Finance Board, member)
  • Kristina Hornsby (Women of Color, member)
  • Mary Magdalene Onyango  (Women of Color, member)
  • Jerome Crawford  (Public Service Director)


  • Virginia Bar Association YLD, CLE Program- Mom Esquire: Negotiating the Balance between Motherhood and Legal Career
  • Louisiana State Bar Association YLD, Disaster Legal Services Hotline
  • New Orleans Federal Bar Association YLD, Young Lawyers Coffee and Career Conversations/Mock Interview and Resume Workshop/Lunch Program with the Hon. Janis van Meerveld

Second Quarter, 2021-2022

  • Amanda Brown (DLS Vice-Director)
  • Jeanne Ortiz-Ortiz (DLS Vice-Director)
  • Jonathan Bogues (Finance Board, member)
  • Janey Lamar (Women of Color, Co-Chair)
  • Heather Horn (Women of Color, Co-Chair)


  • Bar Association of Baltimore City, for their Annual Holiday Party for Children Living in Shelters
  • Illinois State Bar Association, for their CLE Program: "Microaggressions: Tales from the Trenches and Strategies for the Allies"
  • New Mexico State Bar Young Lawyers Division, for their 2021 Western States Regional Summit

First Quarter, 2021-2022

YLD Chair Choi Portis would like to recognize a few  hard-working YLD members for their exemplary leadership efforts and service to the Division during  the first quarter.

  • Larissa Mervin
  • Mohammed Pathan
  • Tiffany Perry 
  • Darryl Wilson

Affiliates Star of the Quarters are:

  • Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section: Public Service Day
  • Virgin Islands Bar Young Lawyers Division : Summer Tenants’ Rights Clinic
  • Hawaii State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division: Law Week 2021