The Legal Aid Society Honors Judge Fern Fisher During Women's History Month
FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2009
Theodore A. Levine, Legal Aid President, presents a plaque to the Honorable Fern Fisher during The Legal Aid Society's Women's History Month celebration.

The Legal Aid Society celebrated Women's History Month yesterday with a special reception honoring all women employees-- past and present-- and other woman members of the Legal Aid family for their many accomplishments and contributions. Thedore A. Levine, President of The Legal Aid Society, presented the Honorable Fern Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Courts in New York City, with a plaque acknowledging her outstanding support of The Legal Aid Society and its clients and for her dedication to equal access to justice for all New Yorkers.

Justice Fisher's legal career began as a Legal Services attorney representing tenants in Manhattan Housing Court. Over the course of her 26-year-career, Justice Fisher has been involved in the Civil Court where she has served as the Administrative Judge for the Civil Court of the City of New York since 1997. This program is part of our celebration of awareness months over the course of the year in keeping with our commitment to diversity.