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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 has more than 20 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.

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  • The YLD Ethics & Professionalism Committee announces the nomination process is now open for the 14th annual YLD Ethics & Professionalism Award. The nominee should embody the Lawyer's Creed adopted by the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism and demonstrate exceptional ethical qualities or judgment relative to his or her peers in one respect or another. E-mail the nomination form along with a letter of recommendation to Committee Co-Chairs Elizabeth Carr, carr_e@law.mercer.edu, and Lilia Kim, lkim@dbf.state.ga.us. The award will be presented at the YLD Dinner during the State Bar of Georgia Annual Meeting on Amelia Island, Fla. Nominations must be received by Friday, April 27.
  • YLD Star of the Quarter | Recognizing those young lawyers who went above and beyond
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Name Title Phone Email
Mary McAfee Director 404-527-8778 marym@gabar.orgmarym@gabar.org
Jakira Smith Administrative Assistant 404-526-8607 jakiras@gabar.orgjakiras@gabar.org

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