Young Lawyers Section

The Young Lawyers Section of the Richmond Bar provides an opportunity for networking and professional development for young and newly admitted attorneys. The section is open to members who are under 38 years of age or who have been a member of the Virginia State Bar for four years or less regardless of their age.


Young Lawyers Fall Social – October 8, 2015

The Young Lawyers Section will host a Fall Social & Happy  Hour on Thursday, October 8, 2015 to welcome new members of the Virginia Bar. The event will be held at District 5 located at 1911 W. Main Street from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be provided.  If you have any questions, please contact Alex Cuff or Lindsey Strachan

The Section appreciates the generosity of the sponsor of the event:  -FINAL_PD_logo_NEWtag


Young Lawyers Section & Litigation Section to co-host CLE program on October 14, 2015

The Young Lawyers Section and the Litigation Section will co-sponsor a luncheon program addressing effective witness examinations. The seminar, entitled “Witness Examination in Deposition and at Trial” will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. at WilliamsMullen (200 S. 10th Street, Richmond, VA).  Lunch will be provided.  The panelists will provide tips and best practices for questioning witnesses in deposition and at trial, focusing on direct and cross examination, experts, preparation, and dealing with hostile witnesses and objections from opposing counsel. It is anticipated that this program will be approved for 1.0 hour of VA MCLE credit.

Cost to attend is $25 for YLS and LS members and $45 for non-Section members. Register on-line here or call 780-0700.  Reservations must be received by Friday, October 9, 2015.  No refunds will be issued after October 9th.



 YLS Call 12-2014





On November 19, 2014, members of the Richmond Bar’s Young Lawyers Section participated in a “no bills night” on Call 12, a public service offered by television station NBC12.  Volunteers talked to and referred callers with legal questions.  Pictured are Jonathan Moore, Amanda DeBerry and Chris Bernhardt.

Young Lawyers Athletics

Each year the Young Lawyers Section sponsors Dodgeball and Kickball teams which competes in the River City Sports and Social Club league. It’s a great opportunity to meet and socialize with other attorneys and professionals in Richmond.  If you are interested in receiving more information about either team, please contact Jeremy Williams at