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

“Nuts and Bolts of Contract Drafting: Part 1″:

Presented by: Michael Schade, Dunlap Codding (Oklahoma City, OK)

This presentation is a 1-hour discussion of the highlights of one of the most important legal skills relevant to any discipline–contract drafting. This discussion will set the stage for later discussions (Part 2) regarding litigation of contracts by breaking down the most basic elements of a contract, including:

  • Before the Contract – Factors Influencing the Drafting and Negotiation Process
  • Building Blocks of a Commercial Contract
  • Preamble
  • Recitals
  • Definitions
  • Term and Termination
  • Operative Provisions
  • Price/Payment
  • Representations and Warranties
  • Product or Service Warranty
  • Express Contractual Remedies
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Confidentiality
  • Audit and Inspection Rights
  • Insurance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Miscellaneous and Boilerplate Language
  • Signatures
  • Attachments

Program Materials

PowerPoint Slides
Recorded Program


Stare Decisis – YLS e-Newsletter

 

Data and Analytics that In-House Counsel are Watching…And How to Drive Revenue

Patrick Fuller – Director of Legal Analytics, ELM Solutions
(YLS Sponsored Webinar)

 

Your Digital Footprint – What does yours look like?

By: Brenda Stewart – Stewart Marketing and Consulting
Recording Link

Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Practice – October 13, 2015

Presented By:
Amber Vincent (Alyn Weiss & Associates, Inc.)

Social Media: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone – October 13, 2015

Presented By:
Brenda L. Stewart –
President of Stewart Marketing & Consulting

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)

Leadership

John M. Hemenway, Esq.

ChairJohn M. Hemenway, Esq. (view profile)

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

M. Matt  Jett, Esq.

Vice ChairM. Matt Jett, Esq. (view profile)

3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 2300
Houston, TX 77027
United States
Phone: 713.292.0555

James H. Whalen, Esq.

Immediate Past ChairJames H. Whalen, Esq. (view profile)

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

Emily E. Campbell, Esq.

Member at LargeEmily E. Campbell, Esq. (view profile)

609 W. Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
United States
Phone: 405.445.6243

Paul M. Parvanian, Esq.

Member at LargePaul M. Parvanian, Esq. (view profile)

499 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 116
Fresno, CA 93704
United States
Phone: 559.389.7559

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