Author: Brandon

President Biden Takes Action on NYSBA Priorities

Since being sworn in as the 46th president, Joe Biden has signed several executive orders. Of particular note to New York State Bar Association members are actions on immigration, student loans, the environment and combatting discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. Immigration – DACA: The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) … Continued

NYSBA President Scott M. Karson Applauds President Biden’s Decision to Lift Restrictions on Transgender Service Members

Scott M. Karson, president of the New York State Bar Association, issued the following statement in response to President Joseph Biden’s executive order lifting restrictions on transgender military service members: “Today we celebrate a decision that brings us another step closer to a stronger and more inclusive armed forces. The New York State Bar Association … Continued

We Need More Optimists in the Legal Profession

There are not too many optimists in the legal profession. By preparing for the worst-case scenario to solve client problems, lawyers are trained in law school to be pessimists and to embrace the negativity. Perhaps then it’s unsurprising that job dissatisfaction is the highest it’s ever been, according to Hon. Sarah L. Krauss (Ret.), chair … Continued