The Legal Aid Society honored visionary leaders for their efforts to expand opportunities to New York City immigrants. In the first photo, Richard J. Davis, (left) Chairman; Seymour W. James, Attorney-in-Chief; and Jojo Annobil, Attorney-in-Charge of the Immigration Law Unit; and Adriene Holder (far right), Attorney in Charge of the Civil Practice congratulate Daniel Dromm, former Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Immigration; Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and Carolos Menchaca, NYC Council Chair of the Committee on Immigration.
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The Legal Aid Society will honor Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the US. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit , City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Commissioner Nisha Agarwal of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, NYC Council Chair of the Committee on Immigration Carlos Menchaca, and Daniel Dromm, former Chair of Committee on Immigration for expanding opportunities to NYC immigrants during a special reception at 6 p.m. March 3 at Chadbourne & Parke LLP.
Cynthia H. Conti-Cook, a Staff Attorney in the Criminal Practice Special Litigation Unit, testified today before the New York City Council’s Committee on Public Safety regarding support of community policing.
Read Thomas O’Brien ‘s essay on Prosecution by Email, published in today’s New York Law Journal.
Legal Aid Society Supervising Attorney William Woods from the Bronx CDP Office participated in a panel discussion, “Repairing the community’s relationship with the NYPD and the criminal justice system”, co-sponsored by The Committee on Equality in the Courts and the Black Bar Association of Bronx County. The event was part of the celebration of Black History Month. NY1 Criminal Justice Reporter Dean Meminger was the moderator.
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