The purpose of the Young Lawyers Section is to promote wider acquaintance among the young lawyers of the District of Columbia and to bring them together in professional and social activity; to foster discussion and interchange of ideas relative to the duties, responsibilities and problems of young lawyers; to aid and promote the advancement of young lawyers; to encourage the interest and participation of young lawyers in activities of the BADC, and to provide a means for young lawyers to collectively improve the administration of justice, serve their community in areas related to the law, and advance the community knowledge of the law.




  • Scott S. Bernstein
    Scott S. Bernstein Chair
  • Kalie E. Richardson
    Kalie E. Richardson Chair-Elect
  • Daniel W. J. Becker
    Daniel W. J. Becker Treasurer
  • Sunita S. Paknikar
    Sunita S. Paknikar Treasurer-Elect
  • Jennifer M. Rimm
    Jennifer M. Rimm Secretary
  • Margaret Tucker
    Margaret Tucker Immediate Past Chair

Board of Directors

  • Rachel A. Beck
    Rachel A. Beck
  • David G. Beraka
    David G. Beraka
  • Deborah E. Birnbaum
    Deborah E. Birnbaum
  • Michael F. Dearington
    Michael F. Dearington