YLC September 2018 Monthly Update
President’s Message

Dear Young Lawyers, fall is fast approaching and there are many exciting YLC events on the horizon. The YLC Leaders Institute will take place on September 28 and 29 in Richmond. This event brings together YLC leaders from around the state to learn the procedures and policies of the Virginia State Bar and YLC as well as to collaborate and plan upcoming programs and initiatives for the bar year.

The Professional Development Series (PDS) is hosting two free in-person CLEs on October 3rd in Tysons Corner. Registration information is below.

The Professional Development Conference (PDC) will take place on October 5 at various locations around Virginia and in DC. The PDC provides an excellent opportunity to obtain CLE credits before the October deadline or to get an early start on next year. Registration information for each site of the PDC can be found below. We look forward to seeing you there!

The YLC is still in search of volunteers and district representatives (see below). If you would like to get involved or have a program idea, visit our Getting Involved page here . Have a great September!
Upcoming Event Dates

VSB Executive Committee Meeting - Sept. 13
YLC Leadership Institute (Richmond, VA)- Sept. 28-29
YLC Professional Development Series CLEs - Oct. 3
YLC Professional Development Conference - Oct. 5
Professional Development Series (PDS) Registration

Registration is open for the YLC Professional Development Series which is hosting two separate in-person free CLEs on October 3rd at PricewaterHouse Coopers Advisory Services LLC in Tysons Corner. Each CLE is pending 1.5 hours of CLE credit in Virginia. To register for a CLE, please click the link below.

Professional Development Conference (PDC) Registration

Registration is now open for the Professional Development Conference, which takes place on October 5, 2018, at multiple locations. The cost for each location is $40 which includes up to 6.0 hours of pending CLE credit including either 2.0 hours of Ethics or 1.0 hour of Ethics credit, depending on location. Links to the registration pages can be found below:

Docket Call Submissions

The deadline for submissions for the fall edition of Docket Call is October 1, 2018. Contact Andrew Selman, Editor, with questions or submissions at docketcall@gmail.com .

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Star of the Month

The YLC Star of the Month is Benjamin Shute, District Representative for the 6th District. This month, Benjamin organized and executed a networking event in Fredericksburg, providing young lawyers a relaxed and collegial environment to gather. This event helped bring awareness about the YLC to the 6th District and facilitated young lawyer interest in YLC involvement. Congratulations Benjamin!
SW Virginia District Representatives Needed

The YLC has vacant district representative positions in the 1st, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th districts. If you are interested in serving, or in learning more about this position, please contact Kristopher McClellan at kristopher.mcclellan@gmail.com .
Environmental Law Section Liaison

Interested in environmental law? Want to serve as a connection between the YLC and Environmental Law Section? Contact Shemeka Hankins, Liaison Coordinator, for additional information at shemeka.hankins@norfolk.gov .
Practice Tips

Practice Tips : Do you need a few tips to assist you in your law practice? Can you give a couple of tips to other young lawyers? Consider our Practice Tips Series, short (500 words maximum) articles designed to show you how to accomplish tasks in the office, guide you through your first action, or provide general advice.  Learn more here . Contact Alex MacDonald ( amac2644@gmail.com ) if you have questions or are interested in submitting an article for consideration.
Annual Meeting Survey

The YLC is interested in your thoughts and suggestions to improve the Annual Meeting experience for our YLC members and their families. We have created a brief survey to gain your insights and sentiments on the Annual Meeting for the purpose of analyzing and presenting our results and recommendations to the YLC Board of Governors and the BAM Committee.

THE LINK TO THE SURVEY IS: https://goo.gl/forms/Eo15bsIoMbLsJfO13

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