Intellectual Property Law Committee Update

YLD-IP members recently enjoyed networking and Q&A with Braxton Davis. Braxton is the Founder and CEO of the Patent Institute of Training (PIT) where he develops practical Intellectual Property (IP) training experiences for corporations, law firm associates, patent agents, IP attorneys, paralegals, and law students. Braxton earned undergraduate degrees in physics and electrical engineering from…

Macon Affiliate Update

The Macon chapter of the Young Lawyers’ Division is excited to announce the new members of its executive committee: Elizabeth Howard- President; Terri Benton- Vice-President; Eva Hutcherson- Treasurer; Wes Childs- Secretary. The Macon YLD hosted its annual Summer Law Clerk Social in July. Approximately 40 student law-clerks joined the YLD for cocktails and networking in…

Litigation Committee Update

On July 29, the YLD Litigation Committee hosted guest speaker Judge Dax Lopez, State Court of DeKalb County, to a packed house of young litigators at the offices of Thompson Hine in Atlanta. Judge Lopez, a 14-year member of the bar and a nearly six-year member of the bench, spoke to the committee on his…

Cobb County Affiliate Update

The Cobb County Young Lawyers Division continued its volunteer efforts in the community with our 1st Annual Summer Habitat for Humanity build. The event could not have happened without the leadership of our Community Outreach Director, Chris Cahill, and President-Elect, Adam Rozen. We had such a successful turnout that we are in works with Habitat…

Five Tips for a Healthy Fall Season

Let’s face it—lawyers spend long hours typing away and researching at a desk or conference room. There isn’t much that is going to change about that aspect of our jobs, regardless of whether you get on trend and opt for a snazzy stand up desk (note that this author does indeed have a stand up…

Glynn County Affiliate Update

Glynn County young lawyers held their June Happy Hour at That’s Italian! where Past President Brian Corry presented C.A.S.A. Glynn with a check for $1,000 from funds raised during the annual Ides of March Golf Tournament. Glynn YLD also elected a new slate of officers for the 2016-2017 year at its July Annual Meeting at…

Digital Marketing for Law Firms is Ever-Changing

In this quarter’s edition of the YLD Review, we promised you a third and final change to look our for in law firm marketing. So, here it is! 3. Social Media Search Social media has become the new search engine for online users. Facebook and Twitter have search capabilities that make it easy to tap…

Recap of this Year’s Officers and Directors Meeting

The Georgia Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee met July 22-23, at Barnsley Gardens in Adairsville to deliberate and plan this year’s YLD theme, projects and committee directives. Georgia’s YLD is often called “the service arm of the Bar” and YLD President Jennifer Mock plans to continue carrying that torch. Mock briefed the officers and directors…

What Can the YLD Do For You?

The YLD has so much to offer! These are just a few of the ways that you can benefit from participating.   Opportunities for Service With a mission of service, the YLD offers many avenues for young lawyers to give back to their communities and to the profession. As you read the committee descriptions that…