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  • IMRAN O. SHAUKAT posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 2 years ago

    The MLA’s officers, board of directors, and committee leadership are dedicated to the involvement of young lawyer members in the Association. We kindly ask that you please complete The MLA Young Lawyer Committee’s Interest & Involvement Survey (http://bit.ly/MLAsurvey2019), to assist the MLA in determining areas of experience and interest amo…[Read more]

  • IMRAN O. SHAUKAT posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 2 years, 1 month ago

    Dear YLC’ers: The MLA Uniformity Committee and its chair, Professor Michael Sturley, have invited YLC members to participate in a joint project with the Uniformity Committee to research and present on various circuit conflicts in U.S. maritime law. We hope that this will be the first in a series of Uniformity Committee presentations featuring Y…[Read more]

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 2 years, 5 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers!

    We are excited to announce that our Spring 2019 YLC Thursday Night Bash has been booked! S-E-A Ltd. has again generously agreed to sponsor a portion of our Happy Hour. Come early and prepare to imbibe!

    Space is limited so be sure to RSVP to Lindsay Sakal asap! Details below and invoice and flyer and invoice are being uploaded t…[Read more]

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 2 years, 7 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers,

    We have one more job posting. The law firm of Cox Wootton Lerner Griffin & Hansen LLP is seeking a Hawaii licensed attorney with 2 to 5 years of experience for its Honolulu, Hawaii office in the areas of general civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on maritime law.

    Posting can be found here: h…[Read more]

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 2 years, 7 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers,

    We hope this email finds you well. In preparation of our Spring NYC meeting, the Marine Insurance and General Average Committee needs our assistance in putting together case summaries for their Spring Newsletter.

    A quick search has identified 22 potentially relevant cases in various states and circuits. We need approximately 6…[Read more]

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 2 years, 7 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers,

    Charles Taylor P&I Management’s NY office has a job opening for a Claims Executive. YLC’ers are encouraged to apply. They have posted the opening on LinkedIn.

    Please see the following link for details: https://lnkd.in/dVzWEKB

    Your YLC Chair, Jennifer Porter

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 3 years, 4 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers,

    There is a new job opening at Hill Rivkins’ Houston office that might be of interest to some of you. Here’s the details:

    The Houston office of Hill Rivkins LLP has an opening for an Associate with 3-5 years of experience in the following areas of law: Admiralty and Maritime; Inland Transportation and Third Party Logistics; Large…[Read more]

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 3 years, 7 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers,

    We received notice of a new job opportunity that might be of interest to some of you.

    Ingram Barge Company has a rare in-house opening at the Sr. Corporate Counsel level for which they are hoping to draw the attention of some young(er) lawyers who have had substantive exposure to maritime law.

    Here is a link to the posting:…[Read more]

  • JENNIFER M. PORTER posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 3 years, 12 months ago

    Dear YLC’ers,

    We are looking forward to an eventful and informative Fall MLA Meeting in Napa! We already have a great group of Young Lawyers signed up and hope that many more of you will take advantage of the Early Registration deadline extension.

    Our meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, October 19th from 4-5 p.m. An agenda will be c…[Read more]

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years ago

    The MLA Archives Committee is looking for 1-2 volunteers in New York to assist in reviewing, sorting, and organizing certain of the MLA numbered documents. The Committee would like to complete the project in the next few weeks. If you are interested in assisting, please contact William Bell at WEBELL@MDWCG.com or (212) 376-6447. We thank you in…[Read more]

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years, 1 month ago

    This year’s fall MLA meeting will be held in New Orleans October 26 – 28 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute. A link to the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute Fall 2016 brochure can be found here: /event/mla-2016-fall-meeting/. The brochure and registration can also be accessed here: www…[Read more]

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years, 2 months ago

    Skuld North America is looking to hire an experienced lawyer to handle complex maritime personal injury claims with specific emphasis on US Jones Act liabilities. The job listing has been posted to the “Docs” section of the YLC webpage.

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years, 3 months ago

    Call for YLC Volunteers –

    Your assistance is needed in preparing the MLA’s response to two CMI questionnaires–one on US ship financing security practices, and the other on vessel nomenclature (i.e., the definition of “vessel”).

    The committees that will be involved in the ship financing security practices will be Marine Financing, Maritime…[Read more]

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years, 4 months ago

    To clarify, the MLA YLC will have a separate committee meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the offices of Holland & Knight, located across from the Hilton Hotel at 31 W. 52nd St. If you plan to attend and if you have not already done so, please email blythe.daly@hklaw.com and plan to arrive early to check-in with building…[Read more]

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years, 4 months ago

    The meeting organizers are looking for one or two YLC members with interest (and skills) in photography to take photographs during the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and during the Gala Dinner on Friday from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering for one or both events, please email Vincent Foley at…[Read more]

  • K. BLYTHE DALY posted an update in the committee Committee logo of Young LawyersYoung Lawyers 5 years, 7 months ago

    Registration for the Joint MLA/CMI is now open. A letter with registration details has been uploaded to the “Docs” section of the website. An email with the same information has also been sent to YLC members.