YLS 2020 Officers:


CHAIR: Detric Kemp - Conklyn & Kemp 

CHAIR-ELECT: April Inskeep - Michelle M. Martz, P.A. 

SECRETARY:Clark Adams - Powell, LLC

TREASURER: Brooke Gomulka - Assistant State's Attorney for Frederick County

SOCIAL CHAIR: Tyler Cejka - Assistant State's Attorney for Frederick County

PHILANTHROPY CHAIR: James Dvorak, Judicial Law Clerk for the District Court

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR:Kelly Lynch - Miles & Stockbridge P.C. 

CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVE LIAISON: Denise Hicks Brown - Heartly House

​​​​Upcoming Events​​

The YLS is accepting nominations for
the YLS Executive Board in the month
of October. If you are interested in
serving on the Executive Committee
or would like to nominate someone
please email your intentions to

The YLS will be hosting a Virtual Dine-In Happy Hour Event on October 22 at 4pm . Ian P. Bartman, Esquire, Principal and Chair of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group (South) at Offit Kurman, and Cristine E.
LoVetro, Esquire, Principal and Owner of the Law Office of Cristine Evans LoVetro, LLC are the distinguished guests for this event. ​ If you are not on the YLS listserve, you must RSVP to be able to receive the log-in information for the event. Please RSVP to 
bafcyls@gmail.com. You may also send any questions for the featured guests to bafcyls@gmail.com.

The YLS is currently seeking inspirational messages, poems, drawings, etc. to be transmitted to nursing homes and assisted living facilities this holiday season. Please send copies of Thanksgiving and holiday (Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, etc.) to
bafcyls@gmail.com for distribution. Please send Thanksgiving messages/artwork no later than Friday November 20, 2020. Please send the December holiday messages/ artwork no later than Friday December 11, 2020.

Do you want to recognize a young attorney doing outstanding work in Frederick County? If yes, the BAFC YLS is happy to announce its first ever Up-And-Coming Lawyer Award, which will be bestowed on a young lawyer in
December of 2020. Please be on the lookout for more information about this award.​

The Bar Association of Frederick County, MD

2020 Young Lawyer Section Officers (L to R): Tyler Cejka, Brooke Gomulka, James Dvorak, April Inskeep, Detric Kemp, Kelly Lynch, and  Clark Adams.  Not pictured: Denise Hicks Brown

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Young Lawyer Section

The purpose of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) is to foster the discussion and interchange of ideas relative to the duties, responsibilities and problems facing the younger members of the legal profession; aid and promote the advancement of younger members of the legal profession; encourage interest and participation in the activities of the BAFC and MSBA of younger members of the legal profession; provide opportunities for its members to meet socially; further the purpose and objectives of the BAFC and MSBA; and undertake or participate in such further activities and duties as requested by the BAFC and MSBA. The YLS holds meetings every month, except for July.

If you would like more information about the YLS please contact us at bafcyls@gmail.com.

The Bar Association of Frederick County

P. O. Box 3088, Frederick, MD  21705  |  phone: 301.663.1139 (voicemail only)  |  email: info@frederickbar.org