YLD Committee Preference Form

Your active involvement in The Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division is critical to ensuring an active association, a respected profession and better Mississippi communities. One of the best ways to become involved is to join a YLD committee this year. As we are a statewide organization, we will ensure that our work reflects the strength and leadership from all parts of Mississippi.

Complete the online form available below to get involved. 

Attorney Wellness
This committee's primary responsibility will be to help attorneys accomplish professional development and growth while also achieving fulfillment in their personal lives.

Child Advocacy

The Child Advocacy Committee focuses on legal issues concerning children.

Disaster Legal Assistance

This committee will coordinate legal assistance in case of a natural disaster.

Diversity and Social Justice
This committee will encourage minority and diverse members to participate in Young Lawyer Division activities and promote minority and diverse involvement in the legal profession. This committee will also evaluate the access and opportunity for all members of the Young Lawyers Division to actively be engaged and heard through activities within the Young Lawyers Division.

Mock Trial
This committee will focus on judge recruitment and directing of each Regional location and Statewide competition. 

Public Service
This committee will work closely with the YLD Board to plan service projects benefiting communities across the state. 


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.


Volunteer to serve as a judge for the MS HS Mock Trial Competition.

Please select all rounds that you are interesting in judging.

Jackson Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, January 16, 2021 - MC Law School

Coast Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, January 23, 2021 - Harrison County Courthouse

Oxford Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, January 30, 2021 - Chancery Courthouse

Statewide Mock Trial

Friday, February 26, 2021 - Hinds County Courthouse, Jackson

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - Hinds County Courthouse, Jackson

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