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NYCLA Networking Roundtable 12 Program Series
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Portrait Unveiling of a Past President, Michael Miller
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
Law Related Education
Monday, May 4, 2015, 5:45pm
Annual High School Essay Content
Monday, May 4, 2015, 3:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Celebrate the winners of NYCLA's Law Related Education Committee annual contest at a ceremony that will recognize the essay submissions from public high school students from all over New York City!

It's Finally Spring... and Second Annual YLS Awards & Reception
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
2015 Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

NYCLA ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

NYCLA Foundation's First Annual Casino Night
Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Please Note: All above-mentioned events take place at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, unless otherwise indicated.


  
NYCLA Supports Senate Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Association congratulates New York Colleague
NYCLA Supports Senate Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General
Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam to be presented with the Justice Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award at NYCLA’s Law Day Luncheon: Event to feature remarks by civil rights attorney & radio host Ron Kuby

At the New York County Lawyers Association’s 2015 Law Day Luncheon on Friday, April 17, the Justice Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award will be presented to Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge, New York Court of Appeals.
Press release
NYCLA Issues Report on New York Uniform Bar Exam Proposal: Recommends one-year study period to assess UBE

NYCLA published its Report on the New York Uniform Bar Exam Proposal. The Report explains how reasonable arguments can be made for and against the adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) by New York State, and therefore NYCLA supports a one-year study period during which these arguments can be fully assessed.   
Report
Press Release
Law360.com article
NYLJ.com article
NYCLA Past-Presidents Send Letter to United States Senate Judiciary Committee Supporting Loretta Lynch Attorney General Nomination

Before the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the next Attorney General, a group of past NYCLA Presidents sent a letter supporting her nomination to the Committee.
Letter of Support
New York Law Journal/National Law Journal article
NYCLA President Lewis Tesser Sends Letter to New York Post Editor on Attack of Judge Joan Madden

The Post continues its attacks on judges assigned to cases involving lawyers with ties to former Speaker Sheldon Silver. Most recently, the Post attacked Judge Joan Madden, who sits in the New York City asbestos court, where many cases are brought by Silver's former law firm Weitz & Luxenberg.
Letter to the Editor
Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC Courts to Receive Bar Association Award Celebrating Black History: Hon. Fern A. Fisher to receive 13th Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award

On Tuesday, February 3 at 6 p.m, NYCLA and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association presented the 13th Annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award to Honorable Fern A. Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for New York City Courts and Director of New York State Courts Access to Justice Program.
Press Release
New York Law Journal article
Mock Trial Tournament: Call for Volunteer Judges

The Justice Resource Center, NYC coordinator of this premier law-related competition, is currently recruiting volunteer judges for the high school competition.
Click here for application
NYCLA Issues Statement: Hurrell-Harring v. New York Settlement

NYCLA issued a statement regarding the settlement in Hurrell-Harring v. New York
Statement

The Experts Speak: Tips and Techniques in Presenting, Preserving and Challenging the Admissibility of Evidence
April 27 - more...

Sex Trafficking: Underage Victims in New York Courts
April 28 - more...

Dealing with Difficult Attorneys
April 29 - more...

Women in Law: Policy Perspectives and Personal Progression
May 1 - more...

Whistleblowers, Secret Swiss Bank Accounts & Recovering Hidden Assets
May 4 - more...

eDiscovery Trends, TAR and Technology: What Lawyers Must Know to Avoid Malpractice
May 6 - more...

   



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