• Young Lawyers Section 2018-2019 Nine CBA Young Lawyers Receive Service Awards

    Friday, August 9, 2019

    Nine YLS Executive Committee members received awards at the section’s Leadership Retreat on June 28-29 for their service during the 2018-2019 bar year.
  • YLS 2019-20 logo YLS 2019-2020 Officers

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    Amanda G. Schreiber will serve as chair of the 2019-2020 YLS, along with Cindy M. Cieslak as chair-elect, Christopher A. Klepps as secretary, and Joshua J. Devine as treasurer.
  • YLS volunteers at the Hartford Habitat for Humanity build. YLS Volunteers for Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    Members of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) volunteered with Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, March 30. The volunteers helped build a home by hanging sheetrock and installing insulation, to contribute to Hartford Habitat's mission to provide safe, decent, affordable housing in the Hartford community.
  • 2019 Ladder Award Winner Hon. Lynda B. Munro and her colleagues, Hon. Anne C. Dranginis and CBA Past President Livia D. Barndollar (2008-2009), both of Pullman & Comley LLC. Retired Superior Court Judge Lynda B. Munro Receives 2019 Ladder Award

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    The CBA Women in the Law Section, in association with the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Women in the Law Committee, honored retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Lynda B. Munro as the 2019 recipient of the Ladder Award at "Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers," held on March 28 at Saint Clements Castle in Portland, CT.
  • YLS Executive Committee Seeks Applications for 2019-2020 Bar Year

    Friday, March 1, 2019

    The YLS Executive Committee is a fantastic opportunity for you to take a leadership role in the Bar, network with friends and colleagues, create avenues for potential new clients, and make a name for yourself in this early part of your career.
  • YLS Chair David A. McGrath, YLS Senior Advsior Suphi A. Philip, and Diversity Award recipient Asha Rangappa YLS Honors Asha Rangappa with Diversity Award

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    The Young Lawyers Section (YLS) held its eleventh Diversity Award Dinner on February 7 at Amarante’s Sea Cliff in New Haven. The honor was presented to Asha Rangappa—former FBI agent, CNN contributor, and senior lecturer at Yale University—for her outstanding efforts on behalf of diversity.
  • Young Lawyers Section 2018-2019 Young Lawyers Section Donates to The Open Hearth

    Thursday, December 27, 2018

    On December 12, the Young Lawyers Section held their annual holiday party at City Steam Brewery and Café in Hartford. All funds collected from the event benefited The Open Hearth, one of Hartford’s oldest nonprofits.
  • 2017-2018 YLS WILC co-chairs with, Justice Maria A. Kahn and 2018 Ladder Award Recipient Dierdre M. Daly. Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2019 Ladder Award

    Monday, December 3, 2018

    The Young Lawyers Section Women in the Law Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 Ladder Award. The Ladder Award honors a Connecticut female attorney who has “left the ladder down” for women to follow in her footsteps, and values the importance of leadership development, mentoring, and supporting junior lawyers in their journeys to success.
  • Newly admitted attorneys at this year New Attorneys Sworn in to the Connecticut Bar

    Monday, November 12, 2018

  • YLS Hosts Horn of Plenty Food Drive

    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    The YLS is hosting a Horn of Plenty Food Drive to benefit those struggling with hunger. Make a difference without leaving your desk by giving a monetary donation and Bank of America is multiplying your impact on hunger. For every $1 you donate, Bank of America will match your donation with $2* more dollars.
  • Members from the Save-A-Suit team accept the CBA YLS’ donation of professional attire. Young Lawyers Section Collects Professional Attire for Two Local Charities

    Thursday, June 28, 2018

    This spring the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Section (YLS) organized a clothing drive of clean and excellent condition professional attire to benefit Save-A-Suit and Dress for Success Hartford. Countless pieces of professional attire were donated by CBA members at the CBA Law Center and law firms across the state.
  • Six Young Lawyers Win Section Awards

    Wednesday, May 30, 2018

    Six Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Executive Committee members received awards at the YLS Golf Tournament and Year-end Alumni Event on Wednesday, May 9, at Hawks Landing in Southington.
  • CBA at the Supreme Court of the United States

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    On May 21, 33 CBA members were sworn into the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Former US Attorney Deirdre M. Daly Receives 2018 Ladder Award

    Friday, April 6, 2018

    The CBA Women in the Law Section in association with the CBA Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Women in the Law Committee honored former US Attorney Deirdre M. Daly as the 2018 recipient of the Ladder Award at, “Pathways to Leadership for Women Lawyers,” held on March 28 at the Sheraton Hartford South in Rocky Hill.
  • (L to R) YLS Real Estate and Property Law Committee Chair  Patricia (Paty) Jimenez and YLS member Justin Durelli  with collected donations for the two organizations. Young Lawyers Section Collects Donations for Two Local Charities

    Monday, December 18, 2017

    At their annual holiday party, the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Section (YLS) collected gift cards and in-kind donations for My Sisters’ Place and monetary donations for the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness’ be homeful project.
  • Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2018 Ladder Award

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    The Women in the Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Section is seeking nominations for the 2018 Ladder Award.
  • New attorneys swearing to the attorney oath. New Attorney Swearing In Ceremony

    Monday, November 13, 2017

    Nearly 200 new attorneys were sworn into the Connecticut bar at the Connecticut Supreme Court on November 3.
  • CBA_GroupPhoto YLS Volunteers for Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    Members of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) volunteered with Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, November 4.
  • YLS Pro Bono Fair

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    On Tuesday, October 10, the Young Lawyers Section hosted their annual Pro Bono Fair at Quinnipiac University School of Law, as well as the University of Connecticut School of Law.
  • YLS Holds Annual Legislative Breakfast

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    The CBA YLS held its annual legislative breakfast at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on May 3.