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The Young Lawyers Division

BAMSL's Young Lawyers Division (YLD). All BAMSL members who are 36 years old or younger, or who are within 5 years of their first bar admission automatically become members of YLD. All law student members also automatically become YLD members. Update your committee/section membership

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YLD Board see members


Bridging the Gap Committee see members

The Bridging the Gap Committee facilitates a smooth transition from law school into the world of a practicing attorney. This Committee is in charge of several major events during the year, including Welcome to the Bar ceremonies in May and October, the Annual Law Clerk's Luncheon during the summer, and the Judicial Appreciation Happy Hour.


Call-a-Lawyer Committee see members

BAMSL YLD teams up with FOX 2 TV to sponsor the Call-A-Lawyer program. On the third Tuesday of each month from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM, volunteer attorneys staff the telephones at Channel 2 to answer a wide variety of legal questions from television viewers.


Read Across America! Committee see members

Read Across America! celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss and encourages kids to enjoy reading. Lawyers and law students volunteer to go into the St. Louis City Public School District's elementary schools to talk about being an attorney and the importance of reading, while reading Dr. Seuss books to the kids.


Trial Institute Committee see members

The YLD Trial Institute was created to afford St. Louis young lawyers the opportunity to hone their trial skills in a real world setting. The Mock Trial competition is held in February at a federal courthouse and participants are evaluated by judges and senior members of the bar.


YLD Communications Committee see members


YLD Community Service Committee see members


Law Students see members

Law student members.


YLD Membership Committee see members

The YLD Membership Committee attracts new members to BAMSL and ensures that our current members enjoy the many benefits of being a part of our organization.


YLD Mentorship Program see members


YLD Social Committee see members

Members of the Committee organize monthly happy hours around the City and County of St. Louis, an annual family event at the St. Louis Zoo and other social activities for YLD members.