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California Lawyers Association introduces its new section of lawyers

The New Lawyers Section will support and promote professional excellence and diversity of California Lawyers

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The California Lawyers Association (CLA) is pleased to introduce its New Lawyers Section, formerly the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA). The new section will provide California lawyers in their first three years of practice (those in their first 8 years of practice from 2022 will be grandfathered) free access to the Association’s standard membership plan, which includes access to an additional section of their choice, free educational content, events and other member benefits.

With the Standard Membership Plan, junior lawyers will be able to take advantage of helpful offerings created by the Association’s New Lawyer Section, Sole Proprietorship and Small Practice Section, and Law Practice and Practice Management Section. technology, as well as access to an additional section. As part of CLA’s recently enhanced membership structure, members also enjoy broad digital access to content and CLA-wide benefits such as discounts, job offers, networking and legal training.

“This arrangement will create excellent mentorship and leadership development opportunities for our new, more diverse generation of attorneys,” said Executive Director Oyango A. Snell. “Fostering excellence among California lawyers will improve the practice of law, promote the fair administration of justice, and benefit the public that lawyers serve. »

“CLA is grateful to have the opportunity to play a key role in the personal, social and professional advancement of all lawyers, and especially those who are finding their way in their legal careers,” said the president. Jeremy M. Evans.

The standard membership plan is also available for others who wish to join one of the largest bar associations in the country. Additionally, CLA offers law students the opportunity to join up to three sections at no cost. Judges and bailiffs can also join any section (available only on the CLA website).

CLA’s mission is to promote excellence, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession as well as fairness in the administration of justice and the rule of law. Founded in 2018 as a mission-driven, member-driven bar association dedicated to the professional advancement of lawyers practicing law in the state of californiaCLA, through the work of its 18 experienced and innovative chapters, provides top-notch educational content, networking opportunities and high-quality programs to its members, the legal community and the general public.

SOURCE California Bar Association