International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Young Lawyers Section

The Young Lawyers Section (YLS) aims to provide young lawyers with the tools and opportunities for professional and personal success. The goals of the YLS are to: facilitate and offer increased networking opportunities among the Young Lawyers of Primerus, act as an avenue for the exchange of expert witness information and legal research, and develop the Young Lawyers into the future leaders of Primerus. The YLS believes that active involvement will help each of its members in their professional growth as well as give better service to their clients.

Membership Criteria:

  1. Attorneys under the age of 40, or
  2. Admitted to practice for seven years or less

Young Lawyers Section Resources

Stare Decisis – YLS e-Newsletter

What is Primerus and How Can it Help Young Lawyers- April 17, 2014

Presented By:
Primerus President, Jack Buchanan, and Primerus Senior Vice President of Services, Chad Sluss

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Brief History of Primerus
  • What it Means to be Accepted into Membership
  • Primerus’ Support for Young Lawyers and their Professional Development
  • Overview of the Services Primerus Offers
  • Ways Young Lawyers Can Take Advantage of Primerus Membership

Understanding Communication Style Differences – The Key to Business Development and Relationship Management - August 13, 2013

Presented By:
Linda Hazelton, M.B.A. (Hazelton Marketing & Management – Dallas, TX)

Effective Networking for Lawyers - June 11, 2013

Presented By:
Pippa Blakemore (The PEP Partnership LLP, England)

Medicare Liens 2011: Information vs. Speculation- August 23, 2011

Presented By:
Sylvius von Saucken, Esq. (Garrestson Resolution Group – Charlotte, NC/Cincinati, OH)

Killer Marketing Strategies for Young Lawyers- January 18, 2011

Presented By:
John Remsen, Jr. (The Remsen Group – Atlanta, GA)


Abbott M. Jones, Esq.

ChairAbbott M. Jones, Esq. (view profile)

1800 Financial Center
505 North 20th Street
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States
Phone: 205.545.7456

James H. Whalen, Esq.

Vice ChairJames H. Whalen, Esq. (view profile)

230 West Monroe Street, Suite 2260
Chicago, IL 60606-4703
United States
Phone: 312.279.6914

Raymond C. Steadmon, Esq.

Immediate Past ChairRaymond C. Steadmon, Esq. (view profile)

230 West Monroe Street, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
Phone: 312.279.6913

John M. Hemenway, Esq.

Committee MemberJohn M. Hemenway, Esq. (view profile)

1060 Bloomingdale Avenue
Tampa, FL 33596
United States
Phone: 813.280.6233

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