Pioneering Women Attorneys in Western New York

Western NY Women Pioneers in the Law: A Celebration

Thursday, November 5, 2015

University at Buffalo Law School

Join us in celebrating the contributions the Western New York women attorneys whose achievements include the first woman to argue in the US Supreme Court, the first woman attorney in NY and the state's first woman District Attorney.

More Details To Be Announced

An American Tragedy: The Law and the Arts

Our Most Recent Past Event

Fighting Human Trafficking on the Front Lines:
NYS Courts and their Law Enforcement Partners

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • 6:00 PM

New York City Bar Association

Video of the Program Coming Soon!

Photo Credit: Rick Kopstein, NYLJ

Solicitors General and the US Supreme Court: The New York Influence

New Statewide Education Project!

The Society has partnered with Bard College's Insitute for Writing and Thinking (IWT) to bring classroom materials developed through grants at Bard High School Early College to classrooms statewide.

These workshops will train teachers in using primary sources to teach their students about legal history & will be hosted during summer and fall 2015 at Bard’s campus & school districts in Albany and Rochester.

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Garfinkel Essay Scholarship

The topic for the 2016 Garfinkel Essay Scholarship has just been announced: YOU, THE JUROR...
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