The Young Lawyers section's mission is to further the goal of the National Center for State Courts to improve the administration of justice through leadership and service to the courts The Section accomplishes this mission by working with the Lawyers Committee to:
- Build public understanding of the need for a strong and independent judiciary.
- Participate actively in outreach to the bar and legal community on behalf of the NCSC.
- Create and participate in opportunities for dialogue with state court leaders on judicial reform issues.
- Encourage financial support for the National Center's programs and initiatives.
Membership in the Young Lawyers section of the National Center for State Courts Lawyers Committee is generally reserved for attorneys 40 years of age or younger or who have been admitted to practice for less than 10 years. Each participating Lawyers Committee member may designate one attorney for membership in the Young Lawyers section. To inquire about participation or refer a member from your firm, please email Francie Teer or call her at (757) 259-1858.
The Young Lawyers section is led by Co-Chairs who are selected by the Executive Committee of the Lawyers Committee. The Co-Chairs provide guidance and general leadership for the operation and activities of the section.
Benefits of membership
Membership in the Young Lawyers section provides an opportunity for public service, networking with senior members of the nation's most prominent law firms and exchange of ideas with state court leaders. Members learn more about the NCSC resources, services and projects designed to strengthen the state judiciaries. Information on educational programs and nation conferences is provided.
Members of the Young Lawyers section have an annual meeting each fall in Washington, D.C. and are invited to participate in the Lawyers Committee annual meeting and the William H. Rehnquist Dinner at the United States Supreme Court.
Micah J. Fincher
A. Mattison Bogan
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Molly Q. Campbell
Yvonne W. Chan
Caroline B. Giordano
Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone
Jacob M. Heath
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Brian T. Kiolbasa
Steven A. Lopez
Gibbs Law Group
Zachary M. Mandell
Mandell Schwartz & Bosclair
Gordon Tilden Thomas Cordell
Alex B. Roberts
Christopher A. Rojao
McCarter & English
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell
Sarah Motley Stone
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Mackenzie S. Wallace
Thompson & Knight