Leadership

Chair: Joshua Kresh, Deputy Director, Center for the Protection of IP, Antonin Scalia Law School - George Mason University, Arlington, VA

Vice Chair: Will Freeman, Fish & Richardson, Washington, DC

Board Liaison: Paul R. Kitch, Greer Burns & Crain LTD, Chicago, IL

The New Lawyers Committee focuses on members in their first ten years of practice. The Committee provides educational and networking opportunities to new lawyers in the association through the stated meetings and receptions.
New Lawyers (1) web
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Key Initiatives

  • This Committee provides educational and networking opportunities to new lawyers in the association through the stated meetings and receptions. 
  • In addition, the Committee serves as a central resource to communicate with other committee chairs and members of AIPLA's Board to provide new lawyers with opportunities to get involved in the association. 
  • New Lawyers Committee members are active participants in planning substantive programs for the stated meetings, co-authoring CLE papers with corporate counsel, judging and administering the Giles Rich Moot Court Competition and the Watson Writing Competition, volunteering to cite check and provide legal research to the Amicus Committee, and assisting with finalizing AIPLA's Model Jury Instructions for Patent Cases.

How You Can Participate

Participation is open to all AIPLA members. Become an AIPLA member and login in and join the committee in your profile. Once you join, please visit the Online Community and begin engaging with your peers.