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WWBA Linda Wiley Memorial
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Member NEWS


Congratulations to the 
WWBA 2015 - 2016 NEWLY installed officers | directors | State directors 
and Award Recepients 
recognized at the Annual Dinner ON JUNE 10.   to view photos click here >>>

 Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP is pleased to announce that Katrine A. Beck has joined the firm as a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group. Katrine focuses her trial practice on general liability claims, commercial disputes and municipal law matters. She has successfully handled all phases of litigation in state and federal courts, including arbitrations and mediations.  

❑ Hon. Eileen Nadelson, retired judge, launched a service to the bar that endeavors to prepare attorneys for hearings and oral arguments by providing feedback and a judicial perspective to the attorney’s argument. 
 Natanya L. Briendel is the recipient of the Most Socially Conscious Above the Bar Award.  The Above the Bar Awards program is a countywide awards program recognizing outstanding Westchester attorneys.
 Lisa M. Denig, WWBA Corresponding Secretary, is the recipient of the WBASNY Rising Star Award.

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Interview of the Month

An Interview  with 
Lisa M. Denig

Q:  You are involved in so many aspects of the WWBA.  Tell us about how you first became involved in the organization, and your various contributions over the years.

A:  I was first introduced to the WWBA when I applied for and was chosen to receive the Hon. Sondra Miller Scholarship, given annually by the WWBA Foundation to a Pace Law student.  When I came to the dinner to accept the award, I was struck by the collegial feeling that members of the WWBA had and I was warmly welcomed by Jane Bilus-Gould, then the director of the Foundation.  I knew that I wanted to be an active member of this organization that seemed to revel in the achievements of their members and energetically supported all women in the legal profession.

President's Message

The afterglow of the joyous 40th Anniversary of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association is starting to fade.  

Fortunately, Margaret Fox’s fabulous photographs, which can be viewed and purchased on her website (http://margaretfoxphotography.com/) extend the memories of that glorious and unforgettable evening.  But, as I embark on writing the first of a series of monthly columns, I am relieved that being the President of the WWBA does not require that I have all the ideas or even that I make all the right decisions.  It means that, as President, I must be devoted to creating an environment in which everyone else’s ideas are welcomed and treasured and in which the sage wisdom of my predecessors and my peers can and must guide all decisions.  

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