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.

Pursuant to Section 5.01 of the By-Laws of the Young Lawyers Section of The Bar Association of the City of Richmond, notice is hereby given that, on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. the Young Lawyers Section will convene its Annual Meeting at Havana 59 (16 N. 17th Street).  Hor d’oeuvres and a selection of drinks will be provided.

Pursuant to Section 4.07 of the By-Laws of the Section, a Nominating Committee was appointed to nominate officers and Executive Committee members for election at the Section’s Annual Meeting and nominated the following individuals for their respective positions:

John A. Merrick, Chair
Antoinette Morgan Walker, Chair-Elect
Jeremy S. Williams, Secretary
Jonathan L. Moore, Immediate Past Chair

Executive Committee Members:
Alexandria E. Cuff                  Amanda E. DeBerry
Kyle R. Elliot                           David E. Gluckman
Ian Lambeets                          Lindsey A. Strachan

At the Section’s Annual Meeting, the officers and Executive Committee members named above will be presented for election.


 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