MBBA (co-sponsor): Becoming a U.S. Magistrate Judge

When:
December 5, 2016 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
2016-12-05T08:30:00-05:00
2016-12-05T10:00:00-05:00
Where:
New York City Bar
42 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
New York City Bar
Description:
Both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York expect to appoint new Magistrate Judges in the near future, and seek applications from a broad and diverse cross-section of the bar. Join us for a panel on the role of Magistrate Judges, the challenges and rewards of the position, and how to apply for the job. Magistrate Judges from the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as the chairs of the screening panel in each district will share their experiences and knowledge at this breakfast panel.

 

Welcome Remarks: 

Hon. Kiyo A. Matsumoto, United States District Court Judge, Eastern District of New York

Speakers: 

Hon. Ronald Ellis, United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York

Hon. Peggy Kuo, United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of New York

Hon. Barbara Moses, United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York

Hon. Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of New York

Robert L. Begleiter, Chair, Magistrate Judge Selection Panel, Eastern District of New York

Bettina Plevan, Chair, Magistrate Judge Selection Panel, Southern District of New York

Sponsored by:
The George C. Mantzoros Charitable Trust
Enhance Diversity in the Profession Committee, Hon. Rosalyn Heather Richter and N. Nate Saint-Victor, Co-Chairs
Litigation Committee, Barbara L. Seniawski, Chair
Minorities in the Courts Committee, Natacha Carbajal-Evangelista, Chair
Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA)
Dominican Bar Association (DBA)
Hispanic National Bar Association - Region II (NY)
The LGBT Bar Association and Foundation of Greater New York (LeGaL)
Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY)
Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA)
Muslim Bar Association of New York (MuBANY)
Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA)
Queens County Women’s Bar Association (QCWBA)

To register for this event, click here!