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The 2023 New State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting is officially in the books! Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s event.

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From section programs and special events to networking receptions and awards dinners, the 2023 Annual Meeting offered something for every attorney and legal professional. Browse through these photos to view many of the faces and moments from this year’s event.

Thank You Sponsors!

On behalf of the NYSBA leadership team, staff, and membership, thank you to this year’s sponsors for their support of the Annual Meeting. We encourage members to reach out to representatives of these companies with any questions about their products or services.

Save 50% on NYSBA Publications

All Annual Meeting attendees are eligible to save 50% on the catalog of nearly 200 NYSBA publications including books, eBooks, pamphlets, bundles, coursebooks, and forms. Use the promo code PUBAM23 to receive your discount. Offer expires February 3.

See you next year!

Compare In-Person and Virtual Events

Most of NYSBA’s 28 specialized law sections will be offering their own programming at Annual Meeting 2023. The type of content varies by section but typically includes all or some of the following: meetings, awards, receptions, luncheons, and CLE programs.

NEW FOR 2023…seven sections will only be offering virtual programming during the Annual Meeting. There will be no in-person options for these sections. All virtual programs will take place January 23-24.

Please view the list below to determine if your section will be in-person or virtual. For information on the timing and specifics of each section’s programming, click on the section name in the table below.

In-PersonVirtual
Section
50+
Antitrust Law
Business Law
Cannabis Law
Commercial & Federal Litigation
Corporate Counsel
Criminal Justice
Dispute Resolution
Elder Law & Special Needs
Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law
Environmental & Energy Law
Family Law
Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law
General Practice
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
International
Judicial
Labor & Employment Law
LGBTQ Law
Local and State Government Law
Real Property Law
Tax
Torts, Insurance, & Compensation Law
Trial Lawyers
Trusts & Estates Law
Women in Law
Committees
Disability Rights
General Practice & Committee on Professional Discipline
Real Property Law Condos & Cooperatives
Real Property Law Not-For-Profit
Veterans
Task Forces
Emerging Digital Finance and Currency

Registration is now open for Annual Meeting 2023

General Registration Fees

Required for in-person attendees.

NYSBA Members$215
Non-members$300

Program Registration Fee

Required for both in-person and virtual CLE programs. Visit a section or committee’s annual meeting page for more information by clicking the tabs marked ‘Sections Schedule’ or ‘Committee & Task Force Schedule’ and then selecting the one you’re looking for.

Section50+ Section$105
SectionAntitrust Law Section & Corporate Counsel Section$150
SectionBusiness Law Section$105
SectionCannabis Law Section$105
SectionCommercial and Federal Litigation Section$105
SectionCorporate Counsel Section & Antitrust Law Section $150
SectionCriminal Justice Section$105
SectionDispute Resolution Section$105
SectionElder Law and Special Needs Section$105
SectionEntertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section$105
SectionEnvironmental & Energy Law Section$105
SectionFamily Law Section$105
SectionFood, Drug & Cosmetic Law Section$150
SectionGeneral Practice Section & Committee on Professional Discipline$105
SectionHealth Law Section$150
SectionIntellectual Property Law Section$150
SectionInternational Section$105
SectionLabor and Employment Law Section$105
SectionLGBTQ Law Section$105
SectionLocal and State Government Law Section$150
SectionReal Property Law Section$105
SectionTax Section$150
SectionTorts, Insurance, & Compensation Law Section and Trial Lawyers Section$150
SectionTrusts & Estates Law Section$105
SectionWomen in Law Section$150
CommitteeCommittee on Professional Discipline & General Practice Section$105
CommitteeReal Property Law Section Committee on Condos and Coops$105
CommitteeReal Property Law Section Not-for-Profit Committee$105
Task ForceTask Force on Emerging Digital Finance and CurrencyFree

Additional Fees

On-Site Luncheons, On-Site Receptions, and Off-Site Events may require additional registration fees. Visit a section’s annual meeting page for more information by clicking the tab marked ‘Sections Schedule’ and then selecting the one you’re looking for.

Registering for two or more programs? Please call our Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452 to receive a 25% discount on your program registration.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be issued after January 9, 2023

Member Resource Center

If you have questions please contact us at 800.582.2452 | [email protected]

Hours: Monday – Friday | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Please note: You must be vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend a live NYSBA meeting, program, or event

Click on a date to jump to that day’s schedule…

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Time

Program

8:30 AM - 5:00 PMAntitrust Law Section & Corporate Counsel SectionIn-Person CLE Program
8:45 AM - 12:00 PMTrusts & Estates Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
8:45 AM - 12:00 PMCommercial & Federal Litigation SectionIn-Person CLE Program
9:00 AM - 1:00 PMGeneral Practice Section & Committee on Professional DevelopmentIn-Person CLE Program & Awards
12:00 PM - 12:30 PMCommercial & Federal Litigation SectionReception
12:00 PM - 12:45 PMTrusts & Estates Law SectionReception
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMCommercial & Federal Litigation SectionLuncheon
12:45 PM - 2:15 PMTrusts & Estates Law SectionLuncheon
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMPresidential SummitIn-Person CLE Program
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMDispute Resolution SectionIn-Person CLE Program
4:00 PM - 5:30 PMEnvironmental & Energy Law SectionIn-Person Agency Update CLE Program
4:15 PM - 6:00 PMCommittee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Task Force on U.S. TerritoriesIn-Person CLE Program & Constance Baker Motley Symposium & Diversity Awards Program
5:15 PM - 6:15 PMAntitrust Law SectionYoung Lawyers’ Networking Happy Hour and Reception
5:30 PM - 7:00 PMEnvironmental & Energy Law SectionReception
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMPresident's Reception: A Celebration of DiversityReception
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMAntitrust Law SectionDinner Off-Site at The University Club
9:00 PM - 11:00 PMTorts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section & Trial Lawyers SectionHospitality Suite

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Time

Program

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM50+ SectionIn-Person CLE Program & Awards
8:30 AM - 12:30 PMEnvironmental & Energy Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
8:45 AM - 12:30 PMTax SectionIn-Person CLE Program
9:00 AM - 4:15 PMWomen in Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
10:00 AM - 1:00 PMTorts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section & Trial Lawyers SectionIn-Person CLE Program
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMJustice for AllLuncheon
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMTax SectionLuncheon
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMEnvironmental & Energy Law SectionLuncheon
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMCannabis Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
1:00 PM - 5:30 PMEntertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionIn-Person and Virtual CLE Program
1:00 PM - 2:15 PMWomen in Law SectionLuncheon and Kay Murray Award
2:15 PM - 4:00 PMTax SectionIn-Person CLE Program
2:30 PM - 5:30 PMReal Property Law Section Committee on Condos and CoopsIn-Person CLE Program
3:10 PM - 5:45 PMTorts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section & Trial Lawyers SectionIn-Person CLE Program
4:15 PM - 5:30 PMWomen in Law SectionReception
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMReal Property Law Section Committee on Condos and CoopsReception
5:45 PM - 8:00 PMEntertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionReception
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMTorts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section & Trial Lawyers SectionAwards Cocktail Reception
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMLGBTQ Law SectionVanguard Award Ceremony and Reception
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMHouse of DelegatesReception and Entertainment (New York Hilton Midtown Mercury Ball Room)

Friday, January 20, 2023

Time

Program

8:30 AM - 12:30 PMAnnual Meeting of New York State Bar Association and January 2023 Meeting of the House of Delegates(New York Hilton Midtown Trianon Ballroom)
8:30 AM - 12:30 PMLabor & Employment Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMReal Property Law Section Not-for-Profit CommitteeIn-Person CLE Program
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMHealth Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
10:30 AM - 11:45 AMWomen in Law SectionReception
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMFamily Law SectionLuncheon
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMLabor & Employment Law SectionLuncheon
12:30 PM - 3:00 PMJudicial SectionLuncheon
12:45 PM - 2:00 PMHealth Law SectionLuncheon
1:30 PM - 6:30 PMElder Law & Special Needs SectionIn-Person CLE Program
2:00 PM - 5:00 PMFamily Law SectionIn-Person CLE Program
5:00 PM - 6:30 PMFamily Law SectionReception
6:00 PM - 10:00 PMPresidential Gala at the Rainbow RoomDinner

Saturday, January 21, 2023

Time

Program

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMCriminal Justice SectionIn-Person CLE Program
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMTask Force on Emerging Digital Finance and CurrencyIn-Person CLE Program
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMCriminal Justice SectionLuncheon

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Note: no programming schedule for Sunday, January 22

Monday, January 23, 2023

Time

Program

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMCommittee on Disability RightsVirtual CLE Program
9:00 AM - 1:00 PMIntellectual Property Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
9:00 AM - 1:00 PMInternational SectionVirtual CLE Program
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMBusiness Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMLocal & State Government Law SectionVirtual CLE Program

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Time

Program

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMLocal & State Government Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
9:00 AM - 2:00 PMFood, Drug & Cosmetic Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMCommittee on VeteransVirtual CLE Program & Awards Ceremony
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMIntellectual Property Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMLGBTQ Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMReal Property Law SectionVirtual CLE Program
50+ SectionThursday, January 19, 2023
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM - In-Person CLE Program & Awards
Antitrust Law SectionTuesday, January 17, 2023
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM — Diversity Panel and Networking Event Off-Site at Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program (with Corporate Counsel Section)
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM - Young Lawyers’ Networking Happy Hour and Reception
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Dinner Off-Site at The University Club
Business Law SectionMonday, January 23, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Cannabis Law SectionThursday, January 19, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
Commercial and Federal Litigation SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Reception
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon
Corporate Counsel SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program (with Antitrust Law Section)
Criminal Justice SectionSaturday, January 21, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon
Dispute Resolution SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
Elder Law and Special Needs SectionFriday, January 20, 2023
1:30 PM - 6:30 PM - In-Person CLE Program
Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionThursday, January 19, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM - In-Person and Virtual CLE Program
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM - Reception
Environmental & Energy Law SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM - In-Person Agency Update
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Reception
Thursday, January 19, 2023
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM - In-Person CLE Program
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Luncheon
Family Law SectionFriday, January 20, 2023
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Reception
Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law SectionTuesday, January 24, 2023
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
General Practice SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program & Awards
Health Law SectionFriday, January 20, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
12:45 PM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon
Intellectual Property Law SectionMonday, January 23, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
International SectionMonday, January 23, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Judicial SectionFriday, January 20, 2023
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM - Reception & Luncheon
Labor and Employment Law SectionFriday, January 20, 2023
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM - In-Person CLE Program
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon
LGBTQ Law SectionThursday, January 19, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Vanguard Award Ceremony and Reception
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Local and State Government Law SectionMonday, January 23, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Real Property Law SectionTuesday, January 24, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Tax SectionThursday, January 19, 2023
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM - Luncheon
2:15 PM - 4:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section & Trial Lawyers SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM - Hospitality Suite
Thursday, January 19, 2023
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
3:10 PM - 5:45 PM - In-Person CLE Program
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Awards Cocktail Reception
Trusts and Estates Law SectionWednesday, January 18, 2023
8:45 AM - 12:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Reception
12:45 PM - 2:15 PM - Luncheon
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Off-Site Reception
Women in Law SectionThursday, January 19, 2023
9:00 AM - 4:15 PM - In-Person CLE Program
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM - Luncheon and Kay Murray Award
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM - Reception
Friday, January 20, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - Reception
Committee on Disability RightsMonday, January 23, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Task Force on U.S. TerritoriesWednesday, January 18, 2023
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program & Awards
Committee on Professional DisciplineWednesday, January 18, 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program & Awards
Committee on VeteransTuesday, January 24, 2023
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program & Award Ceremony
Real Property Law Section Committee on Condos and CoopsThursday, January 19, 2023
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM - In-Person CLE Program
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Reception
Real Property Law Section Not-for-Profit CommitteeFriday, January 20, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Virtual CLE Program
Task Force on Emerging Digital Finance and CurrencySaturday, January 21, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - In-Person CLE Program
AM 23 Presidential Summit

Presidential Summit

Mental Health & The Justice System: Impacts, Challenges, Potential Solutions

Free with General Registration

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Presidential Summit will feature three panel discussions discussing how untreated mental illnesses have created crises at every level of the criminal justice system.

Constance Baker Motley Symposium & Diversity Awards Program 2023

Constance Baker Motley Symposium & Diversity Awards Program

Co-sponsored by the Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Task Force on U.S. Territories

Free with General Registration

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
4:15 PM – 6:00 PM

The Constance Baker Motley Symposium will explore how the applicability of the Constitution to U.S territories impacts not only U.S. nationals but also the rights of U.S. citizens.

Diversity Program Sponsor

Barclay Damon

 

President's Reception

President’s Reception: A Celebration of Diversity

Free with General Registration

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The President’s Reception: A Celebration of Diversity will feature updates from President Sherry Levin Wallach on NYSBA’s diversity initiatives and a preview of what lies ahead for 2023.

Diversity Program & Reception Sponsor

Paul Weiss

Diversity Reception Sponsor

Bond Schoeneck King

AM 23 Presidential Gala

Presidential Gala: Building a Stronger Future

Rainbow Room, NYC

Separate registration required.

Friday, January 20, 2023
6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

The Presidential Gala is the signature event of the Annual Meeting. It includes the presentation of the Gold Medal Award, the highest honor bestowed by the New York State Bar Association.

Patron Sponsors

 

Foley Hoag
Lowenstein Sandler

 

Paul Weiss

 

Classic Sponsors

 

Aidala Bertuna and Kamins

Hon. Cheryl E. Chambers & Sherry Levin Wallach

 

Com Fed Section
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Ingerman Smith LLP
NY Bar Foundation

 

NYSBA TICL Section
Trial Lawyers Section

 

Auction Sponsor

 

JUSTIA

 

Midtown Hilton Annual Meeting

New York Hilton Midtown

Hit the button below to start your room reservation:

To reserve by phone, call 212-586-7000 and reference group code: NYSBA or event name: 2023 – New York State Bar Association. 

Cutoff date for the discounted rate is January 9, 2023

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