Perspectives of Minority Female Judges and Litigators

Friday, October 23 04:00 AM BST to 04:00 AM BST

Perspectives of Minority Female Judges and Litigators

Thursday, October 22, 20096:30 - 8:30 PMHouse of the Association42 West 44th Street

Reports have found that minority female attorneys often face special challenges during their careers because of their gender and race or ethnicity. This program will have a distinguished panel of minority judges and litigators discuss how their gender and race or ethnicity have impacted their careers and how minority women can continue to make strides in the legal profession. The panel will also discuss how minority and female attorneys can further their careers, particularly during the current economic climate.

Moderator:NATALIA MARTIN, Director of Diversity, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Speakers:HON. DEBRA A. JAMES, Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York CountyHON. VERNA L. SAUNDERS, New York City Civil Court, Housing PartKARLA G. SANCHEZ, Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLPERIKA McDANIEL EDWARDS, Partner, Donaldson, Chilliest & McDaniel LLP

Sponsored by:Committee on Minorities in the Courts, Juan A. Arteaga, Chair

Please join Chief Employment Counsel Cheryl Saban and other attorneys from our New York office at this event, presented by the New York City Bar.

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