Calendar

Jan
26
Tue
ADR & Diversity Symposium – New York Law School
Jan 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Our Story: Asian American Judges Share Their Path to the Bench, Diversity and Thoughts of Future”
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our Story: Asian American Judges Share Their Path to the Bench, Diversity, and Thoughts of the Future 
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Program Fee:
Free for Members and *Members of the Co-Sponsoring Organizations | $15 for Non-Members
*Members of Co-Sponsoring Organizations please call 212-382-6663 to register. 

Please Note: All attendees will receive an email confirmation including a zoom invite two hours prior to the program with details of how to access the webinar.

Description:
Join us for a virtual fireside chat with prominent Asian American jurists. The jurists will each discuss their path to the bench, reflect on issues of diversity and inclusion and challenges faced in their paths. The jurists will also discuss diversity and inclusion issues raised in Secretary Jeh Johnson’s report as special adviser on equal justice in the New York State Courts as well as speak to the future of the court system in terms of inclusion of Asian American judges and attorneys.

Speakers: 
Hon. Shahabudeen Ally, Supervising Judge, New York County Civil Court
Hon. Jeffrey K. Oing,
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department
Hon. Ushir Pandit-Durant,
New York State Supreme Court, Queens County
Hon. Lillian Wan,
New York State Supreme Court, Kings County

Sponsoring Committee: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Robert A. Marchman and Matthew E. Morningstar, Co-Chairs

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
Asian American Judges Association of New York State (AAJANY)
Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
Franklin H. Williams Commission
Latino Judges Association
Muslim Bar Association of New York (MuBANY) 
New York Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges 
South Asian Bar Association of New York 
South Asian Indo-Caribbean Bar Association Queens

Jan
28
Thu
Best Practices for Virtual Trials
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Westchester County Bar Association’s Law Practice Management Committee and Trial Lawyers & Tort Law Committee, Hudson Valley Hispanic Bar Association, and Caribbean Attorney’s Network present “Best Practices for Virtual Trials.” The speakers are Hon. Richard Sise, Acting Presiding Judge, NYS Court of Claims; Hon. Maria Vazquez-Doles, Justice, Supreme Court, Orange County; Glen P. Ahlers, Esq., Partner, Rimland & Associates; Urs Broderick Furrer, Esq., Partner, Harriton & Furrer, LLP; and Jay Kemprowski, Sr. Lan Administrator, NYS Court of Claims.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (1 CLE credit). RSVP HERE

Jan
30
Sat
MSP Annual Pre-Law Diversity Conference – Rutgers Law
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Feb
18
Thu
The Black Bar Association: Then and Now
Feb 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Black Bar Association: Then and Now
Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Program Fee:
Free for Members and Non-Members 

Please Note: All attendees will receive an email confirmation including a zoom invite two hours prior to the program with details of how to access the webinar.

Description:
Join us this Black Heritage Month for a conversation on the history of Black bar associations and the critical role they play today.

Moderator:
Sheila S. Boston, President, New York City Bar Association

Panelists:
President CK Hoffler, National Bar Association 
Honorable L. Priscilla Hall, National Bar Association, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Association of Black Women Attorney
Lloyd W. Brown, II, Past President, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, The Executive Leadership Council

Program Sponsor:
Office for Diversity and Inclusion, New York City Bar Association