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NYCLA PRESENTS LAW DAY LUNCHEON ON APRIL 24
APRIL 16, 2009 – NEW YORK, NY – The New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) Supreme Court Committee will host its annual Law Day Luncheon on Friday, April 24 at Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall Street, beginning at 11:30 AM. The Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award will be presented the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of New York County. Past and present justices will be in attendance.
In addition, a special award for 40 years of Distinguished Service will honor Hon. Norman Goodman, County Clerk and Clerk of the Supreme Court, County of New York, to be presented by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman. Supreme Court Committee Member Julia Herd will also present Certificates for Distinguished Judicial Service to judges who have served in New York County for 25 years. Robert L. Haig, a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, will present the Capozzoli Gavel Award.
This year’s Law Day honors the bicentennial of the birth of America’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.
For more information about the 2009 Law Day Luncheon, please email email@example.com.
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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