PRBA President 1986 – 1988

PRBA President 1986 – 1988 LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Jan. 1991 – Present President – Law Firm Suarez & Associates, P.A. Orlando, Florida 32804 Sept. 1980 – 1991 Partner – Law Firm Suarez & Associates Bronx, New York 10458 Sept. 1977- 1980 Assistant District Attorney New York City 1975 and 1976 Legal Aid Society Civil Division, Bronx,…

PRBA President 1985 – 1986

PRBA President 1985 – 1986 Judge Gloria Sosa-Lintner was born in New York City and educated in the public school system. She was graduated from Barnard College in 1970 and New York University Law School in 1975. Judge Sosa-Lintner began her legal career practicing labor and employment law. She also served as an Administrative Law…

PRBA President 1983 – 1985

PRBA President 1983 – 1985 Peter Manuel Rivera was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on November 12, 1946. He migrated to New York City at an early age along with his mother, Candita; his father, Victor Manuel; and his sister, Lucy. A graduate of New York City public schools, Peter was awarded a Baccalaureate degree…

PRBA President 1981 – 1983

PRBA President 1981 – 1983 On January 16th, 2009, we gathered at the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) to celebrate the life of Justice Charles J. Tejada who left this world much too young at only 64 years old. He loved public service and was a great contributor to the community. He was also…

PRBA President 1998 – 1999

PRBA President 1980 – 1981 Judicial Offices. Supreme Court Judge, Certificated, New York County, 2004 to 2005; 2006 to 2007; 2008 to 2009. Supreme Court Justice, New York County, first term, 1986; second term, 2003, Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1980 to 1986

PRBA President 1998 – 1999

PRBA President 1998 – 1999 Carmen Rita Torrent has been an Assistant Attorney General since 1994 in both the Labor and Litigation Bureaus of the New York State Department of Law. She is currently assigned to the Labor Bureau. As a member of the Labor Bureau, Carmen investigates and, in appropriate cases, prosecutes violations of…

PRBA President 1997-1998

PRBA President 1997 – 1998 Complete devotion to public service. This best describes Nelson Román’s career. From his early years as a New York City Police Officer to his rapid ascension within the court system, Nelson Román has never wavered in his belief that he who serves the public provides a much needed and invaluable…

PRBA President 1994 – 1996

PRBA President 1994 – 1996 Mr. Cintrón, a native of Puerto Rico, grew up in New York City and graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1977. After law school, he worked for the law firm of Jose Rivera & Associates, specializing civil rights and employment law. He later joined the Office of the Solicitor, U.…

PRBA President 1993 – 1994

PRBA President 1993 – 1994 Sandra Otero obtained her JD from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, her MA from New York University Graduate School of Education, and her BFA from New York University School of Performing Arts. She practiced Real Estate Law with the private sector, at the firms of Dreyer and Traub and Fogelson,…

PRBA President 1991 – 1993

PRBA President 1991 – 1993 Mary Ann Brigantti Hughes, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, was born in Utuado Puerto Rico on September 5, 1959. She grew up in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx, was an ASPIRAnte in Cathedral High School, graduated from Fordham University in 1981 where…