Bylaws, Policies, and Leadership Resources

Young Lawyers Division leaders can navigate to this page to access key documents and tools, including bylaws, policies, leadership rosters, policies, reporting forms, and handbooks.

Learn More & Get Involved

Be a Young Lawyer Leader

Become part of our team for the 2021-2022 bar year! We're looking for young lawyers who are interested in furthering their leadership skills and advancing national initiatives and causes.

Submit Your - Application


Choose your network. Join a group to get the most up to date information, ask questions, get answers, and connect with other young attorneys in the ABA.



The YLD Scholars Program is designed to encourage the participation of minority, solo/small firm, government, private sector, and military service attorneys in the Young Lawyers Division.

Meet Our - Scholars


Information about upcoming elections for—and how to run for—Assembly Clerk, Secretary, nominee to the ABA Board of Governors and representatives to the ABA House of Delegates.

Learn how to - Run

Council Members

Meet our Constitutional Representatives, District Representatives, and Directors - plus the Affiliate Representatives who serve in the YLD Assembly.

Council - Roster

Support Young Lawyers

Your generous gift to the YLD will be combined and leveraged with other donations to further such initiatives as the YLD Disaster Legal Services, Annual Public Service Project and Diversity and Inclusion programs.

More YLD Leadership Groups


Get to know your elected YLD leaders and broader YLD leadership team who are serving this bar year.

YLD - Officers


The YLD values our relationship with each of the over 300 young lawyer organization from around the world that make up our Affiliate Network.

Affiliate - Resources


The YLD created the Fellows of the Young Lawyers Division to provide those who have aged out of the YLD a means to continue their activities with friends they have made during their years in the Division.

More about - Fellows