Effective September 1, 2020, Landis Rath & Cobb Associate Jennifer Cree takes on two leadership roles in the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD), as the delegate representing Delaware and the District of Columbia in the YLD Assembly; and serving as the ABA YLD Business Law Committee chair.
As the selected delegate representing Delaware and DC, Jen will vote in the YLD Assembly at the ABA Midyear and Annual Meetings during her two-year term. Her primary role will be to serve as a liaison between the ABA and young lawyers sections of the bar associations in her region. ABA YLD has 34 district representatives and four national representatives.
In addition, Jen was appointed ABA YLD Business Law Committee chair. Among her responsibilities are leading the committee, drafting a plan of action, collaborating with YLD liaisons to the ABA Business Law Section, developing and sharing content with young lawyers, and submitting resolution proposals for consideration by the ABA YLD Assembly.
LRC is proud of Jen’s continued contributions to the profession’s largest membership organization. In her first two years of active participation, she has been recognized as a “Star of the Quarter” for her leadership and extraordinary efforts as Chair of the ABA YLD Law Practice Committee. She has also previously served in leadership roles on the Member Resources Team, focusing her efforts on professional development initiatives and opportunities for young lawyers.
ABA YLD is home to 150,000 young lawyers and 300 affiliated groups. The Division is committed to assuring it is best able to represent the newest members of the profession, ensuring that it reflects the society it serves, and providing young lawyers and young lawyer organizations with the tools and opportunities for professional and personal success.