Nominations Sought for Young Lawyer’s Division Executive Committee

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NOTICE TO THE BAR

The Nominating Committee of the Young Lawyer’s Division (“YLD”) of the New Jersey State Bar Association is soliciting nominations for the YLD Executive Committee for the May 2020 to May 2021 term. The deadline for submitting nominations or letters of interest is 5 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020. Interviews for contested positions will take place the week of February 24.
   
We are accepting nominations for the following positions:
   
Officers:
Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair-Elect.
   
District Representatives:
Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren. Representatives must live or work in the County they wish to represent.
   
Other Voting:
Representative to the Council of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association, three (3) Diverse YLD Members (must self-identify as a person from an underrepresented segment of the legal profession, as defined by the Association, which is presently African-American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific American, LGBTQ, woman, disabled, or an attorney over the age of 70), Editor-in-Chief of the YLD newsletter, and nine (9) At-Large Members.
   
Eligibility:
Candidates may nominates themselves.
There is no limit on the number of positions a candidate may be nominated for. 
A candidate must have been a member of the YLD in good standing for at least three (3) months prior to Annual Meeting of the Association. 
All candidates must be prepared to attend all regular monthly YLD meetings and report the business of their districts to the Committee.
   
Nominations:
A letter of nomination, or if it is a self-nomination, a letter of interest, must be submitted to the YLD Nominating Committee via e-mail or mail at the address below. 
The letter must include the nominator’s contact information and the contact information of the candidate being nominated.
Nominations must be RECEIVED by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the address below.
Late submissions WILL NOT be considered absent a showing of good cause.
   
PLEASE NOTE:  EVEN IF YOU ALREADY HOLD AN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE POSITION, YOU MUST RECEIVE A NOMINATION OR SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST BY THE ABOVE DEADLINE.
   
Nominations and questions should be directed to YLD Nominating Committee chair Liz Farrell:
   
Elizabeth Farrell
Brighton Health Plan Solutions
One Penn Plaza, Suite 5300
New York, NY 10119
646-931-6566
[email protected]

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