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.

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Upcoming Events

The Young Lawyers Section will be having a Happy Hour on Thursday, February 29th from 4:30-6:30p at Frederick Social.  No RSVP is required but we hope to see you there!



YLS 2024 Officers:

The Young Lawyers Section is pleased to announce the 2024 YLS Executive Committee:

CHAIR: Clark Adams – Powell, LLCCHAIR ELECT: Carly Gibson, State’s Attorney’s Office, Frederick County 

SECRETARY: Morgan McLauglin, State’s Attorney’s Office, Frederick County

TREASURER: Joe Gibson, Employment Law Center of Maryland

SOCIAL CHAIR: Monique Nettleford-Bruce – Maryland Legal Aid