Category: Media Mentions

NYSBA in the News: Advocating for our Members, Assisting Unemployed New Yorkers

The COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent economic slowdown have impacted every aspect of the legal world. From increasing the need for certain legal services to prompting states to postpone the bar exam, the pandemic has led to many questions and concerns. NYSBA has been working to get answers for our members and to provide assistance to all New Yorkers.

President Greenberg Discusses Parole Reform on the Capitol Pressroom

A report from Columbia University’s Justice Lab found that the parole system in New York disproportionately impacts the Black and Latinx communities. President Greenberg appeared on the Capitol Pressroom to discuss the report and NYSBA’s efforts to tackle the issue. He began by explaining what parole is. “(It) is typically to address circumstances where a … Continued

NYSBA President, Young Lawyers Section Chair Featured in ABA Bar Leader Article

New York State Bar Association President Hank Greenberg and Young Lawyers Section Chair Lauren Sharkey are featured in the March-April issue of the American Bar Association’s Bar Leader magazine. They are quoted in the article “Deep in Debt, Seeking Meaningful Involvement: Bars try new value propositions for young lawyers,” written by Robert J. Derocher. The … Continued