December 11, 2007

YLD Introduces 2008 Cabinet, New Executive Committee Members

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The 2008 YLD Cabinet consists of, from left to right: Jocelyn Gabrynowicz Hill, Vice Chair; Abbie DuFrayne, treasurer; Scott Sigman, Chair; Stephanie Mensing, financial secretary; Jennifer Coatsworth, secretary; and Brian Chacker, Chair-Elect.

In addition, The following seven candidates were elected on Dec. 4 to three-year terms on the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee: Carolyn Chopko, Joan E. Clarke, Joshua Burg, Matthew R. Williams, Jonathan Goldman, Thomas D. Bielli and Kristina Littman.

YLD Seeks Nominations for Craig M. Perry Service Award

The Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association is accepting nominations for the Craig M. Perry Service Award. This award is presented annually to a young lawyer – 37 years old or younger or within the first three years of practice – who has devoted substantial time and energy to community-oriented activities, including, but not limited to, pro bono and charity work.

Perry was a member of the YLD Executive Committee who suffered an untimely death. He was very involved in community service and active in student-related and other YLD programs.

Nominations are encouraged and should include the individual’s name, address and a brief statement describing his or her qualifications. The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 25, 2008. All nominations should be submitted to Tracey McCloskey at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market Street, 11th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or tmccloskey@philabar.org.

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Philadelphia Flyers Present Lawyer Appreciation Night

Come mingle with fellow lawyers as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Montreal Canadians on Thursday, December 13 at 7 p.m. Between now and December 12, selected seats in the mezzanine level of the Wachovia Center are available to lawyers, friends and family members for a discount of $10 ($47.50 seats for $37.50 and $42 seats for $32). To take advantage of these discounts, please click here and enter the promo code LAWNIGHT. If you have any questions, please contact Steve Remillard at 215-952-5727.

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