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

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.


This committee will plan and implement a series of live CLE teleconferences and seminars throughout the year, including the New Lawyer Program and the Litigation 101 Series.

Solo and Small Firm Practitioners
This committee will focus on issues facing solo and small firm practitioners.

Veterans Legal Assistance Program

The Veterans Legal Assistance Program is a project that will provide legal assistance to veterans, similar in style to Lawyers in the Library, but with veterans in mind.   

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 19, 2019 - MC Law School

Coast Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - Harrison County Courthouse

Oxford Regional Mock Trial

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - Chancery Courthouse

Statewide Mock Trial

Friday, March 1, 2019 - Hinds County Courthouse, Jackson

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Hinds County Courthouse, Jackson

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