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Newsletter Articles From 2013

Save the Date: YLD’s 5th Annual Soiree coming in April By Gina Rossi February 2013 Mark your calendar now so you don't miss out on this popular event!
Springfield lawyer wins $2,000 Lincoln Award writing prize February 2013 Jill Ausdenmoore of Springfield, a research staff attorney with the Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, is the first place winner in the ISBA’s 2013 Lincoln Award Legal Writing Contest.
Thank you, Janet June 2013 After 20 years of working with the YLD, ISBA staff member Janet Sosin is retiring. But we couldn’t let her go without telling her just how much she’s meant to us.
Tips for law students completing a judicial externship By James P. Looby October 2013 Some helpful tips to successfully complete a judicial externship and have the best experience possible.
A worker’s compensation primer for non-work comp attorneys By Paul R. Popovic February 2013 This primer gives you an idea of how workers’ compensation works, why we have it, and to whom it applies. At the very least, you will have a response the next time a friend, family member or client asks you about their injury at work.
YLD announces new professional development Luncheon Series for the new bar year August 2013 The YLD's popular Professional Development Luncheon Series is back with a new schedule for the coming year!
YLD Soiree a success By Deborah Lollis June 2013 Find out just how much this annual fundraiser raised. 
YLD to host Bean Bag Tournament on March 9 February 2013 Save the date for this important—and exciting—fundraiser!
Young Lawyer Award and Law Student Division Public Service Award By Krysia W. Ressler December 2013 Know someone who deserves to be recognized? Learn more about these awards and the nomination processes.
Young lawyers across Illinois make big difference in fight against hunger By Heather Pfeffer April 2013 In between writing briefs, covering court calls and billing hours, young lawyers in Illinois accomplished something big this past month: they provided more than 2,800 meals for hungry families.
Young lawyers and friends volunteer at the Greater Chicago Food Depository By Gerald Napleton December 2013 On October 12, 2013, several members of the Young Lawyers Division gave up their Saturday afternoon to volunteer at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
The Young Lawyers at the 137th Annual Meeting By Sarah Toney August 2013 A summary of the YLD's activities at the ISBA Annual Meeting.