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Newsletter articles from 2014

16th Annual ISBA YLD Holiday Party February 2014 A big thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success!
The 2014 Young Lawyer of the Year and Public Service Awards February 2014 Know someone who does great work? Nominate them now for one of these two prestigious ISBA awards!
7th Annual YLD Bean Bag Tournament March 8 February 2014 Save the date for this fun annual fundraiser!
Career development and job security: Making yourself an asset to your firm as a new lawyer By Lisa M. Giese April 2014 Some suggestions on how to distinguish yourself from the masses and advance your legal career.
Estate planning of the rich and famous By Timothy Rtchey February 2014 A reminder that even young attorneys should have their estate planning documents in place.
Ethical considerations to run for judge By Jennifer A. Haase February 2014 A look at the process of running for election.
Five things I wish I’d known as a first-year law student By Maria K. Sarantakis February 2014 Some tips for law students.
From the Chair By Jean A. Kenol April 2014 As I write this article and reflect on this YLD year, I am so proud or what we have been able to accomplish so far and amazed at how quickly it is winding down. Last month we concluded our final installment of our Professional Development Series. We had three distinguished speakers discussing their journey of taking a non-traditional path in their legal careers.
From the Chair By Jean A. Kenol February 2014 A message from YLD Chair Jean Kenol.
Getting your financial house in order: Five financial tips for new lawyers By Priscilla Singer April 2014 The author recommends ways for new lawyers to manage debt and make the transition into the working world.
Interview with Arden K. Miner, President and Chief Executive Officer of ATG LegalServe By Kathy H. Xie February 2014 Learn more about Ms. Miner and the journey that has led her to her current position.
Knowing your judge – Behind the black robe By Bradford L. Bennett April 2014 Becoming familiar with the specific courtroom procedure, the judge, and his or her staff is how young attorneys can become more effective and efficient in their practice.
Resolutions for the new year By Ji Un Saw February 2014 The reasons you should make association involvement a high priority this year.
Why do I need an antenuptial (prenuptial) agreement? By Erin Wilson April 2014 The author provides a few scenarios where a prenuptial agreement may benefit you, and other situations where the law itself provides the necessary protection.
YLD Bean Bag Tournament a fun success By Anthony A. Bruno April 2014 Thank you to everyone who helped make this event so successful!