Nochumson to Serve as YLD Chair for 2007
Recognized as "A Lawyer on the Fast Track" by American Lawyer Media, 2007 YLD Chair Alan Nochumson focuses his practice in real estate law, litigation, employment and labor law, and land use and zoning.
Nochumson also serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development (PAID), the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation (PCDC), and the Board of Trustees of Camp William Penn. Read more...
YLD Earns Top ABA Honors for 2020, Scholarship EffortsThe Young Lawyers Division was recently honored with two national First Place Awards of Achievement from the American Bar Association for the Philadelphia 2020 Lunchtime Series and the YLD Minority Bar Scholarship Program. The YLD Comedy Night charitable fund-raiser also won a Certificate of Performance in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in service to the public.
The Philadelphia 2020 Lunchtime Series was conceived by 2005 YLD Chair Natalie Klyashtorny, with a goal to work with other young professional groups in the city to help make Philadelphia more vibrant and competitive with other cities in attracting and retaining young professionals. Another function of the Philadelphia 2020 Lunchtime Series is to publicize Philadelphia's many assets as a potential world-class city.
Mock Trial Competition Seeking VolunteersThe John S. Bradway Philadelphia High School Mock Trial Competition, which is run by Temple University Beasley School of Law and the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, is seeking volunteers for this year's competition beginning Monday, Jan. 29.
Each spring, students from 50 public, private and parochial schools compete in a simplified mock trial for the City Mock Trial Championship. The students are given the opportunity to play the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a fictitious criminal or civil case, focusing on real legal issues.
Go to the Young Lawyers Division page on the Bar Association's Web site to fill out the volunteer form.