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In observance of Memorial Day NYCLA Business Offices will close at 2PM on Friday May 22st and the Library will close at 3PM.  On Monday, May 25th NYCLA WILL BE CLOSED.  Wishing all of our Members a safe and happy holiday!


  
NYCLA MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY HOURS
Friday, May 22, 2015

Friday, May 22:  Business Offices Close at 2PM; Library Closes at 3PM
Monday, May 25:  NYCLA CLOSED

2015 Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

NYCLA ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

NYCLA Foundation's First Annual Casino Night
Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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


  
NYCLA Women in Law Committee Presents A Better Balance's Co-Founders and Co-Presidents with 18th Annual Edith Spivack Award

The New York County Lawyers Association’s (NYCLA) Women in Law Committee will present Dina Bakst and Sherry Leiwant, Co-Founders and Co-Presidents of A Better Balance (ABB), with the 18th Annual Edith I. Spivack Award for their work championing women’s rights.
NYCLA Women in Law Committee Presents A Better Balance’s Co-Founders and Co-Presidents with 18th Annual Edith Spivack Award
NYCLA Supports Senate Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Association congratulates New York Colleague
NYCLA Supports Senate Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General
Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam to be presented with the Justice Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award at NYCLA’s Law Day Luncheon: Event to feature remarks by civil rights attorney & radio host Ron Kuby

At the New York County Lawyers Association’s 2015 Law Day Luncheon on Friday, April 17, the Justice Louis J. Capozzoli Gavel Award will be presented to Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge, New York Court of Appeals.
Press release
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
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

GUEST ONLY - NYCLA NETWORKING ROUNDTABLE 12 PROGRAM SERIES (Not a CLE)
May 26 - more...

How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case
May 26 - more...

How to Try a Custody Case: A Training Program to Develop Trial Skills
May 29 - more...

Government Surveillance and Privacy: Have We Reached a Tipping Point?
June 11 - more...

Estate Planning for Digital Assets
June 15 - more...

From Murder to Museums: Recent Cases and Ethical Considerations in Nazi Looted Art
June 16 - more...

So You're Interested in a Career in Criminal Law
June 23 - more...

   



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