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HON. JONATHAN LIPPMAN TO ATTEND NYCLA’S JUDICIAL RECEPTION ON FEBRUARY 26
February 23, 2009 – New York, NY – On Thursday, February 26, the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) Supreme Court Committee is hosting a judicial reception honoring and recognizing New York’s newly appointed Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and other newly elected, appointed, re-elected and re-appointed judges of the Appellate Division, First Department, First Judicial District and Southern District of New York at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, from 6:00-8:00 PM. In addition to Chief Judge Lippman, Justices Leland G. DeGrasse, Helen E. Freedman and Dianne T. Renwick from the Appellate Division, First Department, are among the judges to be honored to be honored.
The New York County Lawyers’ Association (www.nycla.org) was founded in 1908 as the first major bar association in the country that admitted members without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual identity. Since its inception, it has pioneered some of the most far-reaching and tangible reforms in American jurisprudence and has continuously played an active role in legal developments and public policy.
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