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.


CLE: Averting Disaster! How to Avoid Common Advocacy Mistakes.

This program is designed to help new practitioners (and seasoned attorneys) avoid the common mistakes that lawyers make inside  and outside of the courtroom as well as provide advice to all attorneys on how to more effectively litigate & negotiate on behalf of your client. The panelists will include the Honorable B. Waugh Crigler (Ret.), former U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Virginia, now of the McCammon Group, the Honorable Thomas B. Hoover (Ret.), formerly of the 9th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, and now of The McCammon Group and the Honorable Lawrence B. Cann, Richmond General District Court, 13th Judicial District of Virginia. Joel R. McClellan, an attorney at Marks & Harrison, will moderate the panel. All CLE registrants are invited to join us for a Happy Hour afterwards just a block away at Capital Ale House. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be provided (included in registration fee).

DATE: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
TIME: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 2nd Floor Conference Room, 707 E. Main Street
COST: $75 for members/$85 after February 28th, $150 nonmembers/ $160 after February 28th
 This program has been approved by the Virginia MCLE Board for 2.0 hours of credit

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The section appreciates the generosity of  Planet Depos, the happy hour sponsor.




Call 12 photo

On January 18th, members of the Richmond Bar’s Young Lawyers Section participated in Call 12 during the evening news program on NBC12. Pictured: John Merrick, Joley Steffens and David Gluckman



The Young Lawyers Section of the Richmond Bar had a great turnout at their Winter Social on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Hardywood Park.


The section appreciates the generosity of Halasz Reporting, the sponsor of the event.


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 Kyle Elliott,