Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Committee Meeting
December 19, 2005

  1. Introduction of the new cabinet, executive board members and liaisons.
    Also Introductions of every person in the room

  2. Discussion of the informal proposals which were sent out by email
    Included 4 groups of proposals

  3. Proposals
    1. Champions of Caring Committee
      1. Deactivated by vote
      2. Did not need a separate committee
    2. Wills for Heroes Committee
      1. Deactivated by vote
      2. Did not need a separate committee
    3. Michael K. Smith Oratorical Committee
      1. The school district was not responsible
      2. After vote, this program/committee will be “tweaked”
    4. Law Week Committee
      1. Deactivated by vote
    5. Law firm outreach
      1. After vote, this program/committee will be “tweaked”
    6. Status of Diversity Committee
      1. A motion to deactivate was seconded, but after a long discussion, that motion was withdrawn.
      2. The committee is still active
      3. The Executive Board has decided to discuss the status of this committee at a later time
    7. Legal Line
    1. Still active
    2. As a Board the message to recruit people needs to spread

  4. Other Discussions
    1. Social Committee
      1. Nothing substantial
    2. Summer in the City
      1. Make it easier to plan
      2. Decide the date earlier in the year
      1. Notify law firms of the date, so that the firms do not schedule on the same date
    3. ZooBoolee
      1. Make it a member benefit event
    4. Spring Fling
    1. Want to make this event more successful

  5. Committee Group sheets were passed out