Monthly Archives: May 2011

The New York City Bar Association has announced the results of its annual election to fill its leadership positions. < Continue reading

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On May 23rd, the City Bar’s Committee on Career Advancement and Management presented a panel discussion called Motherlode: Lawyering, Parenting (and Writing About It) in the Age of “Having it All.” < Continue reading

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In response to the increase in the number of attorneys forced by the economy to start their own businesses, The City Bar’s Small Law Firm Committee has produced a report covering the essentials of running a small firm or solo practice. < Continue reading

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At a press conference organized by the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association, leaders of New York bar associations today urged the state Legislature to bring an end to legal discrimination against same-sex couples who wish to marry in New York. < Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has named four legal services attorneys and one non-attorney as recipients of the Twenty-second Annual Legal Services Awards, which recognize attorneys and non-attorneys who provide outstanding civil legal assistance to New York’s poor. The Awards will be presented on Wednesday, May 25th at 4 p.m. <
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The New York City Bar Association has released a report titled “Why Should New York Support Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples?” The report was co-authored by the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights and the Committee on Sex and Law, and endorsed by a wide variety of City Bar committees covering areas such as trusts and estates, labor and employment and health law. <
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The New York City Bar Association will present the Sixth Annual Diversity Champion Awards at a ceremony and luncheon on May 24, 2011. < Continue reading

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