Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP attorney, Opeyemi (Yemi) Akinde appointed New Lawyer Trustee for the Gloucester County Bar Association
Marlton, NJ (May 12, 2022) - Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP attorney, Opeyemi (Yemi) Akinde has been appointed a New Lawyer Trustee for the Gloucester County Bar Association and will serve on its Board for the 2022-2023 term.
For over 100 years, the Gloucester County Bar Association has served the community at large by improving access to the legal system, facilitating professionalism in the legal community, and promoting justice for everyone. Yemi has been a member of the Gloucester County Bar Association for the last two years, since the start of her clerkship with Gloucester County Assignment Judge Benjamin C. Telsey. She is also a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and the Burlington County Bar Association.
Yemi is an associate in the Litigation and Employment Practice Groups at Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, and devotes her practice to assisting businesses navigate – or avoid – the many stages of commercial litigation. Yemi is a graduate of Rutgers Law School (J.D., 2020), receiving the Myron Harkavy Graduation Prize for Most Promise as a Trial Lawyer. While in law school, Yemi served as President of the Labor & Employment Law Society, Secretary of the Moot Court Board, and successfully competed on the Rutgers National Trial Team, winning awards from the American Bar Association and other renowned legal organizations.
Yemi can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (856) 355-2999.
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