New Lawyers

Who We Are | Our Mission

The MSBA New Lawyers Section is comprised of attorneys who were admitted to practice within the past six years or who are less than 36 years of age. The Section's efforts focus on professional development, community outreach, and networking. Our mission is to represent and promote involvement of new lawyers in the MSBA through organizational, educational, and networking opportunities.

Our goals are to provide a new lawyers voice to the greater MSBA; to increase the membership and participation of new lawyers in the MSBA and specifically in the New Lawyers Section; to develop additional New Lawyers Section affiliates in outstate areas and encourage more statewide participation; to develop and effectuate specific, substantial benefits to all New Lawyers Section members, including providing opportunities for legal education and development of a referral network offering assistance with career opportunities; and to improve communication within the New Lawyers Section through means by utilizing MSBA tools and resources, such as the MSBA Communities.

What We Do | Section Benefits and Activities

- Professional development through networking and socializing with other lawyers; 
- Opportunities to represent the Section at national law conferences; 
- Participation in the leadership of the Bar and influence the direction of the profession; and 
- Contribute to the legal profession and the community through MSBA community outreach projects.

Get Published | Opportunities with Bench+Bar Magazine

The New Lawyers Section Publications Committee seeks articles written by New Lawyers for New Lawyers worthy of publishing in the MSBA's Bench & Bar magazine. If you are interested in submitting an article or have an idea for a topic, please email the New Lawyers Section Publications Committee members Hannah Anderson, Jessica Dulz, and Caroline Bressman.