The DC Bar Foundation launched the Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council in November 2011, as an opportunity for younger lawyers to further the goal of access to justice within the community. Members serve as ambassadors, in order to to promote DCBF’s mission and programs, and to help raise additional resources to support local legal aid organizations.
Interested in joining the YLN Leadership Council?
To qualify for consideration, individuals must be good standing members of the District of Columbia Bar, under the age of 40 at the start of their term, either live or work in the District of Columbia, and commit to carrying out the responsibilities of the group. Staff of LRAP-eligible employers, or of organizations eligible to receive funding from the DC Bar Foundation are ineligible for membership in the YLN Leadership Council.
Interested applicants should contact David Stone, Development Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council, [Your Full Name]” in the subject line of the email.
Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council
Alison Lima Andersen Co-Chair Arent Fox LLP
Erin Kelly Co-Chair
Cheryl Aaron Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Laura Goldin Ames
Elizabeth Aniskevich Cohen Milstein Seller & Toll PLLC
Michael Appel APCO Worldwide
Brian Benko McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Heather Souder Choi Baker Botts L.L.P.
Alanna Clair Dentons
Esther Coleman Executive DC Legal Services
Emily Seymour Costin Alston & Bird LLP
Elizabeth Dalmut Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jennifer Davison Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
Gwen Green Holland & Hart LLP
Meryl Grenadier Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP
Megan Hall Mayer Brown LLP
Christopher Hatfield Trout Cacheris & Janis PLLC
Shira Helstrom Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Amanda Katzenstein Polsinelli PC
Anna Kelly Hogan Lovells US LLP
Kimberly LeBlanc American Red Cross
Paul Lee Dechert LLP
Noah Peters Bailey & Ehrenberg PLLC
S. Fahad Saghir Alston & Bird LLP
Andrew Shaw Dentons US LLP
Rhuju Vasavada Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Courtney Weiner Law Office of Courtney Weiner PLLC
Gwendolyn Williamson Perkins Coie LLP
Affiliation noted solely for identification.