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July/August 2012 / The New York County Lawyer


NYCLA Awards Winners of New York City Public High School Essay Contest Neil Alacha, first-place winner of NYCLA’s 18th Annual New York City High School Essay Contest, is congratulated by Law-Related Education Committee Chair, Hon. Richard Lee Price (right), and NYCLA’s President, Stewart D. Aaron (left) at the Essay Contest award ceremony on May 9. Alacha and the other winners gathered at the Home of Law for a ceremony and reception honoring them. The competition, created by the Law-Related Education Committee, awarded honors to ten high school students for essays judged on the basis of content and writing. Members of NYCLA’s Law-Related Education Committee and teachers from the students’ high schools presented the awards.

Federal Courts Committee Hosts SDNY District Executive The Honorable Edward Friedland (second from right), District Executive for the Southern District of New York, served as guest speaker at the May 22 Federal Courts Committee meeting hosted by Hal Kennedy (right) of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Also pictured are Ruby J. Krajick (second from left), Clerk of Court for the Southern District, and Committee Chair, Gregg Kanter (left).

Matrimonial Section Honors Lambda Legal Counsel at Spring Cocktail Party

At the Matrimonial Section Spring Cocktail Party on June 6 at Battery Gardens Restaurant, Section Co-Chairs, Frederic Schneider, Esq. (second from left) and Briana Denney, Esq. (second from right), event Chair, Charlotte Lee, Esq. (right), and Section member, Bonnie Rabin, Esq. (left) welcome honoree Susan Sommer, Esq., (center) Senior Counsel and Director of Constitutional Litigation at Lambda Legal.


July August 2012 New York County Lawyer  
July August 2012 New York County Lawyer  

Work-life balance has been a topic of much interest over the last several years, and we have devoted this issue of the New York County Lawye...