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    • October 26, 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Larchmont Shore Club
                 
                                              
     
    New York State Bar Association and WWBA present:
    Women on the Move: Talking While Female

    Join us for this informative CLE on effectively communicating as a female attorney


    Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Time: 12:30-6:00 PM
    Place: Larchmont Shore Club
    Registration: For more information:  www.nysba.org/WomenontheMove2017



    The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own,
    and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.
    The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is a chapter of the
    Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. 
    • October 30, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University; the Tudor Room



     The Pace Women's Justice Center, The Westchester Women's Bar Association, The Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases and Westchester Counter Bar Association

    are pleased to host:


    JUDGE JOHN LEVENTHAL, Associate Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department and author of
    MY PARTNER, MY ENEMY:  AN UNFLINCHING VIEW OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND NEW WAYS TO PROTECT VICTIMS

    The problem of domestic violence can affect anyone, and when kept silent can become deadly.  Judge John Leventhal presided over the Brooklyn Felony Domestic Violence Court, the first felony domestic violence part in the nation, from its opening in 1996 until he was elevated to the appellate division in 2008.  In the book “My Partner, My Enemy”, Judge Leventhal brings the reader into the courtroom and exposes the true life tales of victims of domestic violence.

    Date:   October 30, 2017

    RSVP By:  October 21, 2017

    Place: Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University; the Tudor Room

    Registration & Cocktails:
    5:30 - 6:00 PM
    Program:  6:00 - 7:00 PM
    Speakers:
    The Honorable John Leventhal, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department 

    The Honorable Daniel Angiolillo, Jurist in Residence at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

    The Honorable Deborah Kaplan. Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases

    Charge:

    No Charge 

    Registration:

    Open to attorneys and non-attorneys.

    For Questions Contact:  Natanya L. Briendel, Esq. at nbriendel@law.pace.edu.

    The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own,
    and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.

    The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is a chapter of the
    Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York.

    Not a member?  Join today at www.wwbany.org
    • November 01, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • BNY Mellon, 701 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY
    Register
     

    The Westchester Women's Bar Association
    is Pleased to Sponsor:


    Achieving Powerful Presentation
    and Communication Skills


    Presented by Gilda Bonanno

    Ms. Bonanno is a highly successful coach and mentor,
    focusing on speaking and presentation skills. 

     




    General Membership Meeting

    Date:
    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Registration & Program
    5:30 PM - Board Meeting
    6:00 PM - Registration 
    6:15-7:30 PM - Program

    Place:
    BNY Mellon
    701 Westchester Avenue
    White Plains, NY 

    Charge:  WWBA members - no charge
    Non-members $20

    Light dinner will be served.

    RSVP:  Register online at www.wwbany.org

    Questions:  Contact Lisa Margaret Smith at lisamsmith@rocketmail.com



    Non-members of WWBA are welcome; interested in joining the WWBA?
    Join today at www.wwbany.org


    The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own, and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or the WPBA.


    • November 04, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • The Clubhouse at Greenwich Place Apartments, Greenwich, CT
    Register



    The WWBA Networking and Membership Committees Present:

    Join Certified Specialist of Wine Vicki Denig* and other WWBA members for an informal tasting of six different wines while learning the basics of wine and how to perform a proper tasting. 

    Saturday, November 4, 2017
    3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

    The Clubhouse at Greenwich Place Apartments
    31 Putnam Green, Greenwich CT
    (street parking is available at the complex entrance on Western Junior Highway)

    Cost and Registration
    $20 – MEMBERS ONLY
    Includes wine tasting and cheese and fruit selection

    Please RSVP by October 28, 2017 at www.wwbany.org
    or email executivedirector@wwbany.org

    THIS EVENT IS LIMITED TO 25 PEOPLE SO SIGN UP EARLY!

    Questions: Contact President Lisa M. Denig at 
    president@wwbany.org 

    *Vicki Denig is a New York-based wine and spirits journalist, wine educator and Certified Specialist of Wine.  She is discovering the world through the lens of a wine glass, one sip at a time.  When not tasting or traveling, she can found running through Astoria Park or sipping on Cabernet Franc. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
      
    • November 09, 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Courtroom 1800, Surrogates Court, Hon. Brandon Sall, Surrogate
    Register



    The Families, Children & the Courts Committee
    Invite you to a Brown Bag Panel Discussion:
    The Inside Scoop on Forensic Evaluations in Custody Matters: What Should Your Client Expect?

    Panelists: Lawrence Jay Braunstein, Esq., co-author
    “Role of Mental Health Professionals in Child Custody Cases”
    Meg Sussman, Ph.D., Psychologist and Forensic Custody Evaluator
    and Dr. Raymond Griffin, Ph.D., Forensic Evaluator, Drug and Alcohol

    The Families, Children & the Courts Committee
    Co-chairs: 

    Shari R. Gordon, Esq.
    Joy S. Joseph, Esq.
    Lauren S. Morrissey, Esq.

    Date:  Thursday, November 9, 2017

    Time:  12:30 - 2:00 PM 
    Program begins promptly at 12:30 PM

    Place: Courtroom 1800, Surrogates Court,
    Hon. Brandon Sall, Surrogate 

    For GPS: 111 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd, 18th Flr. White Plains, N.Y. 10601

    Charge: No Charge. Bring your lunch! 

    RSVP: By November 2, 2017 online at www.wwbany.org or via email to executivedirector@wwbany.org

    Materials:  

    The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own,
    and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.

    The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is a chapter of the
    Women’s Bar 
    Association of the State of New York.

    Not a member?  Join today at www.wwbany.org
    • December 13, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • White Plains, NY



    cordially invites its
    Membership and Guests
    to our

    HOLIDAY PARTY


    The Women's Club of White Plains
    Grand Ballroom

    305 Ridgeway
    White Plains, New York

    December 13, 2017
    5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Past events

October 15, 2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Team ORBACH
October 12, 2017 ABC’s of ADA: Protecting Your Client and Expanding Your Practice under The Americans with Disabilities Act
October 11, 2017 What Every New York Attorney Needs to Know About Digital Evidence (Technical, Legal and Ethical Issues)
October 04, 2017 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
September 28, 2017 Meet the Officers of the WWBA: A Night of Networking
September 12, 2017 Judges & Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (JALBCA) Lunch and Learn
September 06, 2017 General Membership Meeting: New York State Paid Family Leave Law CLE
August 03, 2017 Cocktails & Conversation at Red Hat Restaurant
July 26, 2017 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
June 14, 2017 8th Annual Goin' Cajun BBQ & Blues Networking Event
June 07, 2017 2017 WWBA Annual Dinner
May 23, 2017 WWBA Law Day/Take Your Children to Work Day
May 04, 2017 Guardians Ad Litem and Court Evaluators: A Comparison of Ethical and Procedural Obligations Under the Part 36 Rules
May 03, 2017 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
April 26, 2017 Immigration Law for the General Practitioner
April 24, 2017 Navigating the New Maintenance Guidelines and Their Effect on Child Support From a Judicial Perspective
April 07, 2017 Advertise in the 2017 WWBA Annual Dinner Souvenir Journal
April 06, 2017 LSHV 2017 Equal Access to Justice Dinner
April 05, 2017 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
April 04, 2017 A Conversation with U.S. District Judges in White Plains
March 30, 2017 Bioethics and Family Conversations: Primer on Normative and Legal Ethics as Applied to Medical Decision-making
March 28, 2017 “A Continuing Lecture Series on Diversity in the Legal Profession” A Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion
March 25, 2017 A Constitutional Convention In New York State?
March 22, 2017 Whatever Happened to PRICHEP?: Counsel Fees in Matrimonial Actions and in Family Court
March 17, 2017 Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner
March 15, 2017 Elder Law 101: Part II- A Continued Discussion: Medicaid Planning, Wills and Powers of Attorney, Advance Planning for Health Care Decisions, Senior Housing Options
March 08, 2017 ADAAA Accommodations for People with Disabilities: Transitioning from High School to College and the Workforce
March 01, 2017 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
February 22, 2017 Integrated Courtroom Technology: Evidence Presentation and Video Conferencing in the Courts
February 16, 2017 Early Intervention: Support Services for Parents in Conflict
February 08, 2017 Strategies for Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection
February 01, 2017 “A Continuing Lecture Series on Diversity in the Legal Profession” Perspectives from the Bench and the Bar on Diversity and Inclusion
February 01, 2017 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
January 11, 2017 Ethics Update 2017
January 11, 2017 Board Meeting & General Membership Meeting
December 14, 2016 WWBA Holiday Party 2016
December 08, 2016 Advanced Workshop on Collaborative Practice
December 07, 2016 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
December 07, 2016 Elder Law 101: An Informal Discussion: Medicaid planning, Wills and Powers of Attorney, Advance Planning for Health Care Decisions, Senior Housing Options
December 06, 2016 United Way of Westchester and Putnam's Women’s Leadership Council Breakfast Celebration
December 01, 2016 Judge Learned Hand Award Dinner
November 17, 2016 Brooklyn Defender Services Gala 2016
November 10, 2016 Speed Networking: Polish Up Your Elevator Pitch
November 03, 2016 Deconstructing the Maintenance and Child Support Guidelines: How to Determine Income and Calculate Support
November 02, 2016 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
October 26, 2016 LSHV Pro Bono Recognition Event
October 25, 2016 Business Valuation Basics and IRS Proposed Changes to IRC 2704
October 24, 2016 2nd Annual Nonprofit Board Speed Dating Event
October 20, 2016 16th Annual Interactive Police Training Conference
October 19, 2016 Making a Difference Annual Benefit Dinner
October 16, 2016 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Team ORBACH
October 06, 2016 Every Step You Take: The New Technology of Stalking
October 05, 2016 WWBA - Board of Directors Meeting
October 01, 2016 The Loft's Annual Gala 2016
September 29, 2016 Show Me the Money: Best Evidence in Family Court Support Proceedings
September 28, 2016 Meet the Officers of the WWBA: A Night of Networking
September 07, 2016 General Membership Meeting: The Power of the Vote...Democracy is not a Spectator Sport!
July 27, 2016 WWBA Board Meeting
June 08, 2016 2016 WWBA Annual Dinner
May 25, 2016 CLE Opportunity: A Presentation on the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)
May 18, 2016 Avoiding Pitfalls in the Acquisition and Development of Real Estate
May 04, 2016 WWBA Board Meeting
April 27, 2016 “DESIGNATIONS DEMYSTIFIED: CHOOSING THE RIGHT FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL” - Rescheduled - Date TBD
April 20, 2016 Representing A Start-Up
April 19, 2016 Advertise in the WWBA Annual Dinner Souvenir Journal
April 13, 2016 "A Conversation with U.S. District Judges in White Plains"
April 13, 2016 Brown Bag Lunch Series with the Judges
April 07, 2016 HOW TO NAVIGATE THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS WHEN THE ABUSER WILL NO LONGER SPONSOR THE VICTIM
April 06, 2016 WWBA Board Meeting
March 30, 2016 Sexual Misconduct on Campus: Criminal, Civil or Both?
March 24, 2016 HOW TO NAVIGATE WHEN A FAMILY COURT MATTER BECOMES A SUPREME COURT DIVORCE
March 10, 2016 ADHD, School Discipline and Criminal Prosecution
March 03, 2016 Representing Victims of Domestic Violence: How to Navigate a Family Court Order of Protection
March 02, 2016 WWBA Board Meeting
February 25, 2016 T. K. v. New York City Department of Education
February 24, 2016 MED-ARB: Getting Past the Impasse
February 11, 2016 Hold The Date: Aid in Dying
February 10, 2016 Brown Bag Lunch Series with the Judges
February 03, 2016 WWBA Board Meeting
January 06, 2016 The ABC’s of Ethics: Advertising, Billing, and Conflicts
January 06, 2016 WWBA Board Meeting
December 09, 2015 WWBA Holiday Party 2015
December 02, 2015 WWBA's Men's Health Program
December 02, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
November 23, 2015 SPONSOR the 2015 WWBA Holiday Party to be held on Dec. 9
November 12, 2015 5th Annual Judge Learned Hand Dinner
November 12, 2015 Ethics and the Pro Bono Representation of Nonprofits
November 05, 2015 National Association of Women Lawyers' General Counsel Institute
November 04, 2015 Human Trafficking: The Impact on Women, Children and Families
November 04, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
October 29, 2015 Lunch and Learn: Preparing the Probate Petition
October 28, 2015 Pace Women's Justice Center: Making a Difference Benefit Dinner
October 27, 2015 Charter Schools
October 26, 2015 Combating Sexual Assault on College Campuses
October 22, 2015 Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination: The Legal Ins and Outs in Housing and Employment
October 20, 2015 Updates in Planning and Permitting Mobile Broadband Infrastructure
October 20, 2015 Senior Law Day
October 18, 2015 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Team ORBACH
October 14, 2015 Registration Closed: How to Introduce Documentary and Electronic Evidence at Trial
October 07, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
September 30, 2015 The New Maintenance Guidelines - Registration Closed
September 24, 2015 WWBA Meet the Board Networking Event
September 02, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
August 11, 2015 WWBA Linda Wiley Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing
July 23, 2015 SPONSOR the WWBA Golf & Tennis Outing to be held on August 11
July 15, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
June 30, 2015 Bench Bar Forum
June 17, 2015 Goin' Cajun BBQ & Blues Networking Event
June 10, 2015 2015 WWBA Annual Dinner
May 21, 2015 Green Infrastructure Practices in New York
May 20, 2015 WWBA Law Day
May 19, 2015 Lunch and Learn: Recent Decisions Affecting Intellectual Property
May 19, 2015 Advertise in the WWBA Annual Dinner Souvenir Journal
May 18, 2015 Student Speech
May 14, 2015 Behind Closed Doors: Domestic Violence in Arab and Immigrant Communities
May 14, 2015 225th Anniversay - Federal Court in NY, 20th Anniversary - Charles L. Brieant U.S. Courthouse
May 14, 2015 WBASNY Convention 2015
May 12, 2015 WWBA Newsletter Submission Deadline - 12th of the Month
May 01, 2015 National Association of Women Lawyers' inaugural Women's Initiatives Leadership Boot Camp
April 30, 2015 Meet Our New Family Court Judges
April 29, 2015 Kramer on Contracts
April 29, 2015 Rule of Professional Conduct 1.15 & Escrow Account Fundamentals
April 28, 2015 Contract Basics
April 23, 2015 Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal"
April 16, 2015 Estate Planning with the Revocable Trust
April 14, 2015 An Evening with the S.D.N.Y. Magistrate Judges of White Plains
April 12, 2015 WWBA Newsletter Submission Deadline - 12th of the Month
April 01, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
March 31, 2015 WWBA Heart Health Awareness Program
March 31, 2015 Lunch and Learn: Contract Due Diligence and Contract Drafting
March 26, 2015 The Policies and Problem Solving Approach of Student Advocacy, Inc.
March 25, 2015 How to Analyze and Challenge Forensic Testimony
March 24, 2015 Nazi Looted Art, Stolen Art and Our Museums: Why The Ghosts of the Past Still Haunt Us
March 19, 2015 At Risk Investments - CANCELLED
March 12, 2015 WWBA Newsletter Submission Deadline - 12th of the Month
March 11, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
March 04, 2015 Meet the Chiefs
February 24, 2015 Lunch and Learn: Intellectual Property
February 04, 2015 WWBA Board Meeting
January 29, 2015 An Informal Evening with Trustees
January 15, 2015 Show Me the Money: Tips for Divorcing Couples on Navigating the College Financial Process
January 01, 2015 WOMEN IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION: Where are We Now and Where Are We Going?
December 15, 2014 Don't Be a Dope - Drug Testing
December 10, 2014 Holiday Dinner
October 08, 2014 Women on the Move: Negotiating Your Own Value
September 09, 2014 GMM: Appellate Practice Seminar and Demonstrations - "Arthur, Treachers, Fish & Chips, P.C., v. Dan Arby"

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Phone: (914) 505-6045
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