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Connect, Collaborate, and Network with NYCLA
NYCLA is home to a community of 9,000 attorneys, judges, academics, and law students. Tap into this community and connect, collaborate, and network! As a Member, access a complete listing of upcoming programs and events on our calendar, find an upcoming live or on-demand Continuing Legal Education course, search for a job on our Career Center, conduct research through our online catalog, find volunteer opportunities,save money with our host of discounts for business and life, and more. Not a Member? Learn about the many benefits of NYCLA Membership and join.




  
Law Day Luncheon
Friday, April 17, 2015, Reception-11:30 a.m.; Lunch-12:30 p.m.
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.
Second Annual YLS Awards & Reception
Thursday, May 14, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
NYCLA Foundation's First Annual Casino Night
Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

RSVP: giving@nycla.org

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


  
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

Pretrial Alternatives to Incarceration: SOS and POP in the EDNY
March 30 - more...

Mediating Estates and Trusts and Elder Law Disputes
March 31 - more...

Law and Literature Award Ceremony and Program: Devil in the Grove Presentation and Panel Discussion on Thurgood Marshall's Legacy
April 14 - more...

Movie Screening and Discussion -- After Tiller: Abortion Access in a Shifting Legal Landscape; Understanding the Provider's Experience
April 15 - more...

NY Bridge the Gap
April 17 - more...

   



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