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YLD Honors

The ABA Young Lawyers Division again recognized the projects of the VBA Young Lawyers Division in its Awards of Achievement as among the best in the nation in 2012-2013. Opening Statement earned a second place in the Newsletter category and the Backpack to Briefcase program took second place in the Service to the Bar category. The Capitol Region Town Hall Committee received special recognition in the Service to the Public category. Overall, the VBA YLD projects ranked second in a Comprehensive overview among state bars of our size. 

In 2011-2012, the VBA YLD earned a second place in the Comprehensive category in consideration of eight projects, and a certificate of performance in the Service to the Public category for statewide bars of our size. The Service to the Public award recognized the Ask A Lawyer program.

In the 2010-2011 contest, the VBA YLD earned three Awards of Achievement from the American Bar Association YLD: first in Comprehensive, and seconds in the Service to the Bar and in the Minority categories.


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 Vol. 2 No. 2 Winter 2013-14 Opening Statement newsletter cover

   Vol. 2, No. 2, Winter 2013-14

 Vol. 2 No. 1 Fall 2013 issue of VBA YLD newsletter

   Vol. 2, No. 1, Fall 2013

 Spring 2013 issue of VBA YLD Opening Statement

   Vol. 1, No. 3, Spring 2013

Vol. 1, No. 2, Winter 2012

  Vol. 1, No. 2, Winter 2012

Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall 2012

  Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall 2012










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