More than 100 guests attended a celebration sponsored by the Puerto Rican Bar Association commemorating the centennial of American citizenship for Puerto Rico residents.
Among those attending the March 15 event at the Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse, from left, were Family Court Judge Javier Vargas; Chief Judge Robert Katzmann and Judge José Cabranes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; Puerto Rican bar president Carmen Pacheco; Appellate Division, Second Department, Justice Reinaldo Rivera; former Puerto Rican bar president Betty Lugo; U.S. Marshall Michael Greco; Southern District Court Judge George Daniels. Circuit Judge Dennis Jacobs.
The bar group awarded its medal of justice to Katzmann and to Cabranes, who gave the keynote address.
The New York City Bar Office of Diversity is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Associate Leadership Institute, a five-part series of high-level development training for 4th-8th year associates at signatory firms. The institute will include keynote speakers, intensive training modules, and networking opportunities. The program will run from April – July 2017, and will be held on Fridays at the City Bar.
Curriculum will include workshops on the following topics:
- Executive Presence & Impactful Communication Skills
- Building Your Personal Brand: Leveraging Strengths & Mitigating Weakness
- Leveraging Your Network: Mentor & Sponsor Relationships
- Rainmaking, Business Development/Client Relationships
- Practice & Career Planning and Transitioning
Interested candidates must submit a complete Nomination Form (includes a 500-word statement of interest), resume and/or firm bio, and a letter of recommendation to Monica Parks firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 24th. If you have questions about required submissions, please email Monica.
More information about the Institute is available at www.nycbar.org/ALI.
Time: March 29, 2017 at 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Sazon NYC, 150 Reade Street, New York, NY (Subways: 1, 2, 3 to Chambers Street)
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, Latino Bigs, and the Puerto Rican Bar Association of NY for complimentary appetizers, happy hour and network to learn about the power of mentoring.
RSVP to Jessica Acosta-Pettyjohn at email@example.com.
Puerto Rican Bar Association in furthering its mission partners with Brooklyn Law School in promoting the PRBA “Youth Law Day” program. The program was established to energize High School students of diverse backgrounds to study and gain an interest in the law.
The program will showcase various legal professionals. The panel of attorneys will discuss their daily activities and responsibilities as attorneys. The students will have an opportunity to participate in a mock law class. After lunch a break, the students will be able to participate in an interactive “mock trial” with PRBA lawyers guiding them through the process.
Join us on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. location: Brooklyn Law School, 250 Joratemon St., Brooklyn, NY 11201. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org to ask how you can do as a member to assist in this program.
Are you interested in serving the public? Want to learn about legal internship opportunities, attorney honors programs, and attorney careers with the U.S. government? Attend the
Date: Friday, January 27, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Place: 290 Broadway, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10278
Remarks by the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann, Chief Judge of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals
To register, please email your name, law school, and year of graduation or expected graduation to NY.OGC.FedFairRSVP@ssa.gov. There is no fee to attend. We will send each individual a confirmation email. Space is limited so reserve your spot right away!
Please see the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s “Frequently Asked Questions” for employment requirements, including eligibility for non-citizens. https://www.opm.gov/faqs/topic/employment/index.aspx
This program is a look at the many facets of the tenure of Former Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye through reminiscences of her former clerks, as well as a look back on her influence as mentor, role-model and teacher.
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The Cervantes Society of the Courts of the State of New York invite you to participate in their 21st ANNUAL TOYS FOR TOTS.
COLLECTION SITES AND COORDINATORS:
Kings County Supreme Court Bronx County Supreme Court Civil Term Civil Term 360 Adams Street, Outside Room 848B Room 611 Luz Bryan: 347-225-7498 Lily Marquez: 718-618-1229 or Lissette Morales: Rm 1077 917-941-9150
Kings County Supreme Court Bronx County Family Court Criminal Term Room 8-8, 8th Floor 320 Jay Street, Room 1478 Gilbert Rodriguez: 718-618-2108 Evelyn Stewart: 347-296-1294
Kings County Criminal Court Richmond County Criminal Court 120 Schermerhorn Street, Room 106 26 Central Ave, Staten Island, Room 129 Tito Zayas: 347-528-5190 Ada Molina 718-675-8522
N.Y. Supreme Court Harlem Justice Center 60 Centre Street, Room 700 121 E. 121st Street, NYC, Room 306 Luis Carrero: 212-256-7750 Tania Antero: 212-360-4144 Margie Cole: 212-360-4115
For more information, click the link below.
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