Committees, Programs & Sections

Young Lawyers Division

The Young Lawyers Division has been strengthened over the years through guidance by the State Bar of Georgia, its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, the Supreme Court, and through dedicated service rendered by its members. In keeping with its motto of "working for the profession and the public," the YLD more than 30 hard-working committees that provide service to the public, the profession and the Bar through an array of projects and programs. Through the years, the YLD has also gained national recognition by winning several American Bar Association awards for its projects and publications.

YLD Links

Representative Council
Committees (Join a YLD committee!)
Upcoming Events
Past Presidents
Executive Council Handbook
High School Mock Trial Program

YLD News

  • The YLD is on Facebook! Like the YLD!
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  • Join us for the YLD Fall Meeting in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 3-6, at Disney's Yacht Club Resort. A brochure with details about the meeting will be available shortly. If you are interested in purchasing discounted tickets to Disney Theme Parks, you can do so at this time by visiting the website.

YLD Women in the Profession Committee Women Lawyers Retreat | 100th Anniversary Celebration

Please join the YLD Women in the Profession Committee for the Women Lawyers Retreat in Blue Ridge, Ga., Oct. 6-9, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first woman licensed to practice law in Georgia. The retreat includes morning yoga, group breakfast, workshops, CLE credit, group lunches, apple picking, team building activities, exploring Blue Ridge, group dinners, and a sunrise mountain walk. Visit the website for more information and to register.

The Linley Jones Firm, P.C. is proud to support the 100th anniversary of the first woman licensed to practice law in Georgia as a Women Lawyers Champion of the Women in the Profession Committee. The Daily Report is proud to support this commemorative year as a Women Lawyers Champion media sponsor.

Succession Planning Pilot Program

The Succession Planning Pilot Program seeks to connect Georgia attorneys who intend to transition out of full-time practice with new attorneys and recent graduates who may be interested in succeeding the attorney. Eligible participants include licensed attorneys and new attorneys graduating from law school during the prior three years, but may be expanded depending on needs. If you have questions about this program or prefer to phone in your information, please contact Stephanie Powell at 478-301-2615 or Download the form.



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Department Staff

Name Title Phone Email
Danielle Buteau Administrative Assistant 404-526-8607
Mary McAfee Director 404-527-8778

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