Young Lawyers Division

About the YLD


The mission of the MCBA Young Lawyer Division is to involve young and new lawyers in serving the community and enriching the profession while focusing on the specific needs of young and new lawyers. It also provides great opportunities for members to connect, both professionally and socially.



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Division Membership


Membership in the YLD is automatic and free of charge for all members 36 years of age or younger, or who have been in practice for five years or less (whichever occurs last). If you are in this age/practice length category but are not receiving YLD news and information, please contact (602) 257-4200 or membership@maricopabar.org to assure that you are a member of the division.




Kelsey Dressen,The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker 


Immediate Past-President

Nicole M. True, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP



Ida Araya, Horne Slaton



Afsanieh Rassti, DANA and Associates, LLC



Hanna Juncaj, Gary J. Frank, P.C.


Anne McNamus-Spitzer, Honeywell

Kendall Cavaletto,Cavaletto Law 

Daniel Jenewein, Perlman & Perlman, LLP

Justin P. Nelson, Tiffany & Bosco, PA

Joshua Spears, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Katie Stapleton, My AZ Lawyers

Max Mahoney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon

Ariana Byrd, Thompson Law Firm

Howard Dworman, Attorneys For Freedom Law Firm

Kristian Morales, Saldivar Law 

Mike Mazzella III, Polsinelli

Ellyse Holzman, Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law - Student