Larimer County Young Lawyers


Welcome to the Larimer County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division!

Our Purpose:

• To actively engage younger and newer members of the LCBA to stimulate participation in the LCBA, and thereby in community service and contribution to the legal profession

• To advance the goals of LCBA by organizing LCYLD community service events and pursuing opportunities for LCYLD to contribute to the legal profession

• To promote the success of younger and newer members of the LCBA by providing opportunities for professional development as well as network development

• To represent younger and newer members of the LCBA

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Membership - Who is a Young Lawyer?

A Young Lawyer is any member of the LCBA in good standing, whether active or inactive, under the age of 37, OR any attorney who has been admitted to the Colorado Bar for less than five (5) years. 

About the LCYLD

The LCYLD typically meets on the third (3rd) Wednesday of each month over the lunch hour to plan various programs, events, discuss issues which affect LCYLD, and to socialize and network. 

The meetings are open to ALL members of the LCYLD and any other members of the Bar interested in joining. For more information or to be added to the LCYLD list serve, please contact Dan St. John or Rebekah Berry-Chaney. 

You can also find updates on the Young Lawyers Division by following them on Facebook.

 


Officers of the LCYLD
 

President:
Dan St. John
Phone: (970) 482-4846
Email: dstjohn@gjmlawfirm.com

Vice President:
Brian Hanning
Phone:  (970) 682-4261
 

Vice President of Communications: 
Rebekah Berry-Chaney
Phone: (970) 224-2966
Email: rebekah.berry.chaney@gmail.com

Treasurer:
Ben Kramer
Phone:  (970) 482-4846
Email: bkramer@gjmlawfirm.com

 

Events planned by the LCYLD
 

Law Day

To celebrate the nationally recognized Law Day on May 1, the LCYLD organizes a luncheon attended by members of the local bar, judiciary, and community.  The luncheon features a key note speaker (with CLE credit). Past speakers have included the Attorney General, State Public Defender, Justices of the Colorado Supreme Court and U.S. District Court Judges.

Call-A-Lawyer

Four times a year, the LCYLD gather to field calls from the public, offering free legal advice and referrals to community agencies. Pizza and refreshments are provided to all who participate in this event. 

Brown Bag Seminars

The LCYLD also sponsors FREE CLE seminars. Seminars are held at noon in the Jury Room on the second floor of the Justice Center. Topics span the spectrum of the legal profession. 

Social Events

The LCYLD hosts a variety of social events throughout the year to provide Young Lawyers with the opportunity to socialize and network.