Young Lawyers Division
The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) offers younger lawyers an opportunity to participate in leadership roles within the Colorado Lawyers Committee.
Membership in the CLC YLD is open without charge to law students, attorneys under 40 and/or those who have less than eight years in legal practice. Joining the CLC YLD is a rewarding way to meet other young lawyers who also want to make a difference in the community and participate in the leadership of the Colorado Lawyers Committee.
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YLD Grant Program
The CLC YLD Grant Program funds YLD members to assist in their efforts to further the CLC mission of making a difference for children and the underserved through education, advocacy, and systemic change. Members can apply for grants to help defray costs in pro bono representation, fund materials or space for clinics or other direct services, or provide scholarships for trainings that assist lawyers in providing pro bono services.
Grants are awarded on a rolling basis, based on need and availability of funding. Grants are generally limited to $1,000 per lawyer/project. Cash will not be given; after a grant is awarded, the recipient can either submit an invoice for payment or a receipt for reimbursement.