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Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council Applications Due May 2nd

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 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

Christopher Hopkins-Gillespie

Stephanie Hui

Amanda Katzenstein Polsinelli PC

Beth Kelley

Anna Kelly Hogan Lovells US LLP

Kimberly LeBlanc American Red Cross

Timothy Libutti

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.

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