YOUNG LAWYERS NETWORK LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
NOW ACCEPTING NEW MEMBER APPLICATIONS!
The DC Bar Foundation launched the Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council (YLN LC) in November 2011 as an opportunity for younger attorneys to further the goal of access to justice within the community. Members serve renewable, two-year terms as ambassadors in order to promote DCBF’s mission and programs and to help raise additional resources to support local legal aid organizations. It hosts an annual event, Avenues to Justice, that provides critical support to DC residents who are underserved and in need of legal representation.
The application cycle for 2023 is OPEN. The YLN LC is now accepting applications for two-year terms starting October 1, 2023, and expiring September 30, 2025.
Membership criteria have been expanded to include attorneys at DCBF grantee organizations, as well as attorneys over the age of 40 who are just beginning their legal careers. The staff of Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)-eligible employers and organizations eligible to receive funding from the DC Bar Foundation now qualify for YLN LC membership. Additionally, lawyers over the age of 40 who are just beginning their legal careers will be eligible for YLN LC membership for the first six years after completing law school.
Read more about our membership criteria and council activities here.
Interested applicants should submit the following by 5:00 PM on Monday, July 31:
Proof of DC Bar membership in good standing
Letter of interest
Up to two letters of support that speak to their commitment to advance the District’s civil legal services network
Please send all materials to Greer Richey, development and communications specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please include “Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council, [Your Full Name].”
Join the DCBF Young Lawyers Network Facebook group.
2022 - 2023 YOUNG LAWYERS NETWORK LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Alison Lima Andersen
Arent Fox LLP
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
DC Affordable Law Firm
Wiley Rein LLP
Legal Counsel for the Elderly
Arnold & Porter
Ballard Spahr LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Regan Zambri Long PLLC
Environmental Working Group
American Red Cross
Courtney L. Lindsay
Covington & Burling LLP
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Eversheds Sutherland LLP
Mooney Green Saindon Murphy & Welch PC
Affiliation noted solely for identification.