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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.

NYCLA Networking Roundtable
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
2015 NYCLA Public Service Awards
Thursday, September 17, 2015, 5:30 P.M.
NYCLA 5th Annual Mentor Auction
Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 6:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
NYCLA's 101st Annual Dinner
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Reception - 6:30 p.m./ Dinner - 7:30 p.m.

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

NYCLA Issues Report On Attorney–Client Email Monitoring in the Federal Prison System

Federal Bureau of Prisons Email Monitoring Policy Raises Serious Concerns
NYCLA Issues Report On Attorney–Client Email Monitoring in the Federal Prison System
New York County Lawyers Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) commends the actions of the United States Supreme Court today guaranteeing due process and equal protections respecting gay marriage in all 50 states.
NYCLA Applauds Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage
NYCLA Report and Resolution Calls for Amendments to Law Creating “Death Gamble” for New York State Judges

On June 8, 2015, the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) adopted a report and resolution calling for changes to Section 60 of New York’s Retirement and Social Security Law, which governs death benefits for judges.
NYCLA Report and Resolution on the Death Gamble
New York County Lawyers Association Applauds Eric Schneiderman’s Comprehensive Ethics Reform Package and Urges Legislature to Consider the Proposed Reforms This Session

NYCLA offers its strong support in pressing the Legislature to consider the package during this legislative session.
NYCLA Statement on AG's proposed ethics reform package.
Dana Priest, David Cole, Robert Litt and Josh Dratel among other Notable Experts headline a discourse on the Newly Enacted Freedom Act at a NYCLA Event, Government Surveillance and Privacy: Have We Reached a Tipping Point?

New York County Lawyers Association has secured the leaders from the government, media, academia, investigations and law practices who have expertise relating to the collection of foreign intelligence and its impact on personal privacy and civil liberties to speak at their full-day program at its 14 Vesey Street Home of Law in Manhattan on June 11, 2015.
Tipping Point
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.   
Press Release article 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

CLE for Lunch Education Law Series: The IDEA’s Shadow on Bullying*
September 17 - more...

IRS/NYS Tax Audits and Collection Procedure 101: What Non-Tax Lawyers Need to Know*
September 21 - more...

NY Bridge the Gap 4 Evening Program: A Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys
September 21 - more...


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