The Young Lawyer’s Section, of which there is no age limit to join, offers numerous opportunities to participate in activities to meet other lawyers and provide services for the community. Activities include monthly networking happy hours; interaction with the judiciary with a judicial breakfast/luncheon; Past President’s Reception; Adopt-a-School projects; Habitat for Humanity projects; serving lunches at Cafe Joshua, a local homeless shelter, and a holiday party for foster children.

In order to be a member of the Young Lawyers Section, you must be a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.

2021-22 Young Lawyers Section Officers

President: Lauren Johnson
President-elect: Michael Kranz Jr.
Secretary: Kelly Schulz
Treasurer: Kelsey Burke
Immediate Past President: Robbie Wight

Sections are a great way to get involved with your local bar association, network with your colleagues and become a leader in your legal community.

YLS President
Head Shot

Lauren Johnson 

YLS President-Elect
Michael Kranz

Michael Kranz Jr. 

Past President
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Taken on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

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Robbie Wight

YLS Treasurer
Kelsey Burke Headshot

Kelsey Burke

YLS Secretary

Kelly Schulz


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Palm Beach Yacht Club Membership Discounted Rate
YLS Members Only! As a Member of our Young Lawyers Section, you are eligible to join the Palm Beach Yacht Club for the membership pricing of $650. The normal membership rate is $2,200 per year. For more information, please visit https://www.pbyc.com/join-the-club. Please note that you must mention that you are a Member of our YLS to the Yacht Club to receive the membership pricing.

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  • Adopt-A-School Project
  • Happy Hours
  • Fishing Tournament
  • Golf Tournament
  • No Shave November
  • Annual 5K Race
  • Silent Auction & Foster Kids Party