Updated: April 27, 2018

Subcommittees of the Washington Young Lawyer Committee

Join the Washington Young Lawyers Committee (WYLC) in their work to welcome new and young lawyers into the legal profession. Any new and young lawyer can, and is encouraged to, sign up for a WYLC subcommittee. Membership on the WYLC is not required. 

WYLC Subcommittees:

Bylaw Review Subcommittee

Chair: Paul Webber

Review WYLC purpose statement and the WYLC and Young Lawyer definitions in WSBA Bylaws.

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Debt and New Lawyer Benefits Subcommittee

Chair: Colin McMahon

Be part of LOMAP’s practice management discount focus group.  Develop financial planning CLE with WSBA CLE team.

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Leadership Subcommittee

Chair: Andrew Pugsley 

Administer the Public Service & Leadership Award.  Write NWSidebar blog posts (and possibly a NWLawyer article) about awardees.  Lead the BOG Young Lawyer Vacancy outreach and interviews.  Work with WSBA staff to research, order, and present awards for outgoing WYLC members.

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Outreach Subcommittee

Chair: Ryan Griffee

Design and deliver outreach presentations at social networking events and WYLC meetings to strenghten new and young lawyer community and educate on WSBA resources.

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Recruiting, Retention and Retiring Subcommittee

Chair: Jacob Brennan

Partner with the Oregon YLD in planning and executing the “Northwest Regional Summit."

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ABA Scholarship Subcommittee

Chair: Andrew Pugsley

Admister the ABA YLD Meeting Scholarship, for the midyear and annual meetings. To learn more about the scholarhip and deadlines, visit the ABA Scholarship webpage.  

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Time commitment and level of engagement varies. Contact subcommittee chairs for more information or reach out to newmembers@wsba.org with any additional questions.