American Bar Association
Section of International Law: Young Lawyer's Interest Network

Section of International Law:
Young Lawyer's Interest Network

What is YIN About?

YIN is the home of young lawyers under 40 from around the world within the Section of International Law and is dedicated to making their ABA experience an exciting and rewarding one. By providing networking opportunities through section meetings, regional get-togethers and mentoring, YIN serves as the platform for future leaders of the legal profession. YIN also engages is advocacy for current issues facing young lawyers and actively promotes awareness and resolutions of these matters. With YIN, members become connected to the international legal community and play a vital role in the development of their profession. Most importantly, life-long friendships are formed with likeminded global citizens of the world who recognize the value of investing in their careers from the start.

Upcoming YIN Events

YIN Monthly Conference Calls: YIN holds conference calls on the 2nd Friday of each month at 11:00 am Eastern Time (U.S.) to discuss upcoming YIN activities. All YIN members are welcome and encouraged to join the call. Instructions for dialing in would be circulated prior to each conference call. (Skype Access: Skype may be used to access the conference call dial-in number. Just dial-in a though you were calling from your mobile or office phone.) Please contact YIN co-chairs Jennifer Diaz and/or Migan Megardichian if you have questions or would like more information.

IMPORTANT: TO RECEIVE COMMITTEE E-MAIL, YOU MUST SUBSCRIBE TO THE LIST-SERVE ON THE COMMITTEE HOMEPAGE Section Committee Conference Calls: At least 20 other Section Committees hold monthly conference calls. This is your chance to find out what's going on in the committees, ask questions, and most importantly to your career development, get involved! Have an event of interest to YIN? If you are participating, sponsoring, or just attending an event you think YIN members should know about, please e-mail the YIN co-chairs if you would like your event posted on the YIN web-page. (Note: YIN however, reserves the right to restrict postings in accordance with ABA policies).



Bucaram, Martha
Megardichian, Miganoush


Christiansen, Emily
Dejarden, Gabriel
Deluard, Ausra
Gomez, Cesar
Lustgarten, Audrey
Valenzuela, Polibio

Committee Roster  

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Next Committee Call

Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. EST


Agenda for Next Committee Call

Please join us this Friday January 9th, 2015 @11:00 am EST for the first monthly call of the new year! We have an amazing guest speaker Audrey Lustgarten who will present on the important topic of how to find your niche in International law. Audrey is a US licensed attorney with extensive experience managing global practices for three of the top international firms in the world specializing in immigration law. She founded Lustgarten Global, a global firm that places a premium on providing outstanding client service based on a true single point of contact model. This is going to be a very practical and informative talk. You don't want to miss this!

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Programs, Meetings & Events

Section Events

    Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy


    The event will be held on 05/26/2015 - 06/19/2015. The format is In-Person. The event sponsor(s) are Section of International Law. The event has 0.00 CLE Credits .

    Ethics in Billing: What Every International Law Practitioner Must Know


    Ethics in Billing: What Every International Law Practitioner Must Know

    Disaggregating Legal Work


    Within its series of conference on innovation in the legal services industry, on this occasion, our speakers will share their views on how disaggregation of legal work is reshaping the modern law firm, what is disaggregation and why it is important, how law firms are applying this, what will be expected ...

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