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Schwabe Attorney Given Influential Role Within ABA's Young Lawyers Division

August 6, 2010


Jamila Johnson, an associate in the Seattle office of Northwest law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, was recently named vice chair of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's (ABA YLD) Tort, Trial, & Insurance Practice Committee. With more than 150,000 members, the ABA YLD is the largest young lawyer association in the world.

"Jamila is an outstanding member of our Seattle team," said Mark Long, managing partner for Schwabe. "Her new position with the ABA YLD illustrates her dedication to giving back to the legal community."

Johnson focuses her practice in the area tort and real property litigation. Prior to joining Schwabe, Johnson worked as a freelance writer for various Seattle-based magazines.

Johnson holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law and a bachelor of arts degree from Seattle University.

The ABA YLD is committed to representing the newest members of the legal profession and to providing young lawyers with tools and opportunities to help them succeed. Individual membership is open to American Bar Association members under 36 years old or those who have practiced for five years or less.