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THEN & NOW: A Look Back at Women Trailblazers & Forward: Has Equality Been Achieved?

June 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

This Lady Justice statue stood atop the cupola of the Appellate Division, 2nd Dept.’s original home, Brooklyn Borough Hall, until an 1895 fire knocked it down. It was restored back to its original location nearly a century later, in the 1980s.
2018 Judith S. Kaye Program: Conversations on Women & the Law
New York City Bar Association

This program explored women pioneers in New York legal history, followed by a panel discussion on where women lawyers are today standing on the shoulders of the women before them. The panel represents a cross-section of professions in the law.

Presented in Partnership with the New York City Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee.

The Society is grateful for the generous support of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, sponsor of this series.

Presenters & Panelists

Marilyn Marcus, Executive Director of the Historical Society of the New York Courts
Luisa Kaye, Daughter of Judith S. Kaye
Melissa Colón-Bosolet, Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee
Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Hon. Victoria Graffeo, Former Judge of New York State Court of Appeals, Currently Member, Harris Beach PLLC
Susan Garcia, Esq., Associate General Counsel, Thomson Reuters
Margaret Garnett, Esq., Executive Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice, Office of the New York Attorney General
Claire P. Gutekunst, Esq., Executive Director, Judges & Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, and Past President, New York State Bar Association
Rory A. Leraris, Esq., Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Hon. Dianne T. Renwick, Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department

Watch the Program Video



Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, First Latina on the NYS Court of Appeals Bench


Women Trailblazers In the Law


Has Equality for Women Been Achieved in the Legal Profession? — Panel Discussion


June 21, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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