YLD Committee Preference Form

The committees of the Young Lawyers Division are responsible for the planning and implementation of many of its projects. To know more about the committees, contact rgarner@msbar.org or get involved now by completing the online form below or clicking here to download the PDF form to return by email or fax.


  • Bar Admission Ceremony - This committee's primary responsibility will be to contact Judges and Deans for their participation in the Fall and Spring ceremonies, as well as attend each ceremony.
  • Child Advocacy - This committee will focus on legal issues concerning children.
  • Communications - This committee will focus on how to get young lawyers involved in YLD and the legal community.
  • Disaster Legal Assistance - This committee will plan an instructional program for the YLD County Coordinators in case of a natural disaster and continue to update the Disaster Legal Assistance manual.
  • Diversity in the Law - This committee will encourage minority members to participate in Young Lawyer Division activities and promote minority involvement in the legal profession.
  • Mock Trial - This committee will focus on judge recruitment and directing of each Regional location and Statewide competition.
  • Prison Dogs - This committee will assist in starting Prison Dogs programs across the state. Prison Dogs is a program where offenders train dogs for service work and then the dogs are placed with suitable families or persons with disabilities.
  • Seminars - This committee will plan and implement a series of live CLE teleconferences and seminars throughout the year, including the Bridge the Gap Seminar.
  • Solo and Small Firm Practitioners - This committee will focus on issues facing solo and small firm practitioners.



Please select a maximum of three committees below and indicate your preference order with a 1, 2 or 3 from the drop down menu beside each committee.

2013-2014 YLD Committee Preference Form
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High School Mock Trial Competition Judging

Sat., Jan. 18, 2014 - Jackson Regional

Sat., Jan. 25, 2014 - Oxford Regional

Sat., Feb. 1, 2014 - Coast Regional

Feb. 28 and Mar. 1, 2014 - Statewide Competition, Jackson
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