HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
Volunteering for a YLD committee is a great way to get involved. Below is a list of the YLD’s standing committees and a brief description of the events and projects each committee organizes. Each committee allows you to volunteer for the specific events that fit within your schedule. Committee participation is voluntary but very much appreciated!
If you are interested in joining a committee or multiple committees, please complete the form at the bottom of the page, indicating your order of preference for the committees on which you would like to serve. Please also indicate which projects within those committees interest you.
Professionalism & Ethics Committee: Responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all professionalism or ethics-related continuing education, programming, and projects sponsored by the YLD. Projects include State Court Trial Seminar and Bar Exam Proctors.
Law-Related Education & Law Week Committee: Responsible for organizing and implementing various projects and events regarding law-related education and participation in Law Week activities. Projects include Law Week (Classroom Speakers, Mock Trials and Courthouse Tours) and the Judge Robert Simms High School Mock Trial Competition.
Member Services Committee: Responsible for developing and monitoring programs to promote active membership in the YLD, and for delivering services to existing YLD members. Projects include Judicial Pig Roast/Food Festival, Coffee at the Courthouse and Judicial Shadowing Program.
Events Committee: Responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all YLD social events, member events, sports events, and functions, including sponsorship and fundraising for these events. Projects include YLD Happy Hours, YLD Quarterly Luncheons, Golf Tournament and Cornhole for a Cause.
Youth Projects Committee: Responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all youth-related activities and events sponsored by the YLD, including sponsorship and fundraising. Projects include Steak & Sports Day and Holidays in January.
Pro Bono Committee: Responsible for coordinating and staffing pro bono projects and activities of the YLD. The committee also provides a liaison with Bay Area Legal Services. Projects include Attorney ad Litem Program, Family Forms Clinic and Wills for Heroes.
Long-Range Planning Committee: Responsible for reviewing the bylaws and making recommended changes, considering possible committees, projects, and activities of the YLD; and making recommendations to the board of directors and the president. Projects include preparing grant applications and award applications.
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