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

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

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 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. 

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


This committee will plan and implement seminars throughout the year, including the New Lawyer Program.

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 18, 2020 - MC Law School

Oxford Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - Chancery Courthouse

Coast Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - Harrison County Courthouse

Statewide Mock Trial

Friday, February 28, 2020 - Hinds County Courthouse, Jackson

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - Hinds County Courthouse, Jackson

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