AABANY ANNOUNCEMENTS July 18, 2011
In this edition:
AABANY Supports Immediate Pay Raise for New York Judiciary
On July 18, President Linda Lin, on behalf of AABANY, sent a letter to the 2011 Commission on Judicial Compensation, recommending an immediate increase in judicial compensation for New York State judges and justices. Read the text of the letter here. Read the press release here.
Take the AABANY "Get Connected" Survey
Help AABANY help you. Take a moment today to let us know what you think of AABANY's programs and what else you think AABANY should be working on. Your feedback is vital to improving our benefits and programs. Fill out the survey on-line at this link: http://bit.ly/aabany_survey.
Get Connected @ AABANY with a Mentor
One of the most frequently asked questions we get at AABANY is “How do I find a mentor?” To facilitate the matching of those seeking mentors (“mentees”) with mentors, AABANY is launching a formal Mentorship Program. ... Read more here.
Changing the World One Charity at a Time
On Monday, July 11, AABANY’s Pro Bono and Community Service Committee and Corporate Law Committee presented a CLE program entitled “Changing the World One Charity at a Time: Setting up a Non-Profit: Considerations and Alternatives.” ... Read more here.
Summer Reception at Kenyon & Kenyon
For the last few years, AABANY’s July Board meeting has taken place at Kenyon & Kenyon thanks to the graciousness of past AABANY President John Flock. John was also recently honored by AABANY’s Prosecutors’ Committee, along with Hon. Randall Eng and Hugh Mo, at the Third Anniversary Reception of the Prosecutors’ Committee held at NYCLA on June 30. ... Read more here.
Picnic at Turtle Pond
Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday to join us for the Fourth Annual AABANY Picnic organized by the Young Lawyers and Litigation Committees. ... Read more here.
Three Events on July 19
July 19 is a busy day on the AABANY calendar! ...Read more here.
Mock Interview Workshop on July 20
AABANY's Student Outreach Committee continues its series of workshops to help law students excel in their job search skills. ... Read more here.
Happy Hour with a4 and AABANY on July 21
This Thursday, July 21, AABANY and the Asian American Arts Alliance (a4), are hosting a Happy Hour in the East Village at Angels and Kings on East 11th Street. ... Read more here.
Upcoming IP Committee Meeting on July 27
Getting involved in one of AABANY’s committees is a great way to become more active with AABANY. ... Read more here.
AABANY Law Journal: Positions Open
This year, AABANY plans to launch its first journal, The AABANY Law Review, with the goals of providing comprehensive analyses of law and commentary on groundbreaking cases and legislation that impact the AABANY community. ... Read more here.
Save the Date: AABANY Fall Conference on September 17
AABANY’s Fall Conference this year will take place on Saturday, September 17, at Skadden, 4 Times Square. ...Read more here.
Court Sponsored Volunteer Attorney Program
Do you have some time to volunteer to assist self-represented litigants in New York's courts? Many opportunities exist through several Volunteer Attorney Programs to get trained to provide legal advice and assistance to pro se clients in housing, family law, consumer debt and foreclosure cases. Please visit the Court Sponsored Volunteer Attorney Program’s website to learn how you can help.