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Lithuanian Lawyers Association Young Lawyers Section

Young Lawyers Section is a structural unit of the Lithuanian Lawyers Association that bases its activities on responsibility, respect, honesty, citizenship, tolerance and volunteering.

Young Lawyers Section is a professional, voluntary, independent public organization that brings together young lawyers who seek

  • to actively contribute to developing law students and young lawyers’ professional ethics and cultural, educational knowledge
  • to contribute to forming the sovereign rule of the state of Lithuania
  • to participate in strengthening the basis of democratic management and developing the corresponding legislation
  • to raise legal problems existing in society and seek their solutions
  • to contribute to forming human rights and freedoms, and public legal consciousness

Mission

to develop a conscious and civil society that would have a space for open and honest discussions about the problems existing in the society.

Activities

  • being open to the public and its problems, we publish statements and opinions on legal issues, we seek to be a public advocate
  • cooperating with public authorities, local self-government and public organizations, we become mediators between each member of the society and the government, and we are engaged in the drafting of legislation
  • we organize training courses, conferences, seminars, lectures and other professional, social-cultural events
  • we provide free legal advice on the local newspapers of Lithuania
  • we carry out other activities

The department is under the management of annually elected Board consisting of nine members. All team members work with a common goal; they help each other, share common ideas and seek to work effectively and to meet the members’ expectations.

More details and contacts (in Lithuanian)