2020 Excellence in Mandated Representation Award Recipient: Clare J. Degnan, Esq. A major accomplishment of the Committee on Mandated Representation was the drafting of standards for attorneys providing mandated representation in Criminal and Family Court cases. The standards set the floor for a mandated representation system. Originally promulgated in 2005, the Standards have undergone revisions in 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2018. The Standards have been widely distributed through
The House of Delegates, the governing body of the New York State Bar Association, elected a new slate of officers at its 144th annual meeting in New York City on January 30. Read the web article here. or read the PDF file below..
2018-2019 Edition of Handling the DWI Case in New York Sherry Levin Wallach, Esq., Deputy Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, is privileged to have the 2018-2019 Edition of Handling the DWI Case in New York dedicated to her. In the Dedication, authors Peter Gerstenzang and Eric H. Sills state that “[s]herry is passionate about educating lawyers and enhancing the quality of the practice of law in New York State.” They further dedicate the book t