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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vanguard Award And CLE Program

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vanguard Award And CLE Program

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Trial Lawyers Section Award Ceremony and CLE Program

[In order to receive 1.0 MCLE credit, participants must log in at 4:00 p.m. The award ceremony will follow the CLE Program.]

This program is free for Law Students. If you are having any trouble registering, please contact our Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession: Where are the Diverse Female Partners and Judges? 

This program will include a discussion regarding:

  • The importance of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession;
  • The significance of women in the legal profession;
  • The unique challenges that women of color face in the legal profession; and 
  • A discussion of the dissents written by Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Keynote Speakers:

Presiding Justice Elizabeth A. Garry, Appellate Division | Third Judicial Department [View Bio]

Justice Sallie Manzanet-Daniels, Appellate Division | First Judicial Department [View Bio]

Judge Randall Eng served as Presiding Justice of the NYS Appellate Division, 2nd Department

  • Chief Judge P.J. Herne, St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Court

Moderators and Presenters:

Betty Lugo, Esq., Chair | NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section [View Bio]

Angélicque Moreno, Esq., Co-Chair | NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section Diversity & Inclusion Committee [View Bio]

Presentation of the Trial Lawyers Section Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vanguard Award to Tricia Prettypaul

The inaugural Trial Lawyers Section Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vanguard Award recognizes an outstanding trial attorney who has made extraordinary efforts in addressing and raising awareness about issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

Award Recipient: 

Tricia Prettypaul, Staff Attorney | Travelers Companies [View Bio]

Presentation of the Award:

Betty Lugo, Esq., Chair | Trial Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association

Remarks: 

Angélicque Moreno, Esq., Co-Chair | Diversity Committee, Trial Lawyers Section

William S. Friedlander, Vice Chair, and Co-Chair | Diversity Committee, Trial Lawyers Section

Click here to learn more about the Trial Lawyers Section

Start Date:
  • October 21, 2020
Start Time:
  • 4:00 PM
End Time:
  • 6:00 PM
Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Region:
  • Virtual Participation
Format:
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0JS61
Non-Member Pricing: $25.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee On Diversity And Inclusion
  • Women In Law Section
  • Trial Lawyers Section
  • Torts, Insurance, & Compensation Law Section