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Welcome to the Young Lawyers Division Page

Membership in the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association is open to all NCBA members who are under 36 years of age and all lawyers within their first three years of practice. Membership in the YLD is free and automatic upon membership in the NCBA.

About the Young Lawyers Division

The Young Lawyers Division is often referred to as the service arm of the NCBA because so many young lawyers are involved in a multitude of worthwhile projects and public service endeavors. YLD provides a pathway into both the legal profession and the North Carolina Bar Association, with countless opportunities to lead and serve. From Law Week to Wills for Heroes to Ask-A-Lawyer Day to the N.C. Legal Feeding Frenzy, not to mention dozens more initiatives, the NCBA YLD is recognized in North Carolina and nationally as exemplary organization powered by young lawyers for young lawyers.

  • YLD on NCBarBlog

    For practice pointers, tips on well-being, YLD events and committee info, check out the YLD on

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  • Law Week 2020

    Law Week 2020 events are made possible by the generous funding of the Beverly C. Moore Justice Fund of the North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment in cooperation with the YLD of the NCBA. Information posted here!

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  • Join a YLD Committee

    Click here to apply to serve on an NCBA YLD Committee during the 2019-20 bar year.

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