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NYC Bar Announces Botein Medal Winners

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March 17, 2008



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NYC Bar Announces Botein Medal Winners

Reception Will Follow Award Ceremony


When:                   Monday, March 31, 2008; 5:00 p.m.
Where:                  New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street

The New York City Bar Association announced the winners of the Bernard Botein Medal, given each year to employees of the New York City court system for their outstanding contributions to the administration of the courts of the First Judicial Department.

The medals this year will be given to:

DAVID BOOKSTAVER, Director of Communications, Office of Court Administration

TRACEY L. CRUMP, Senior Appellate Court Clerk, Appellate Division, First Department

DEBORAH MAISONET, Case Management Coordinator, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil Term

JOHN HONAHAN, Case Management Coordinator, Supreme Court, Bronx County,   Criminal Term

EDDY VALDEZ, Assistant Deputy Chief Clerk, Civil Court, Bronx County

VINCENT MODICA, First Deputy Chief Clerk, Criminal Court

The award is in memory of Bernard Botein, a former presiding justice of the Appellate Division and a former president of the Association.  The awards are made possible by a grant from the Ruth and Seymour Klein Foundation, Inc.

About the Association
The New York City Bar Association ( was founded in 1870, and since then has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession, promoting reform of the law, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.


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