❑ The Cuddy Law Firm is pleased to announce that Westchester Women’s Bar Association member and Co-Chair of the Education Committee, Alison Morris, has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Disability Rights Committee of the New York State Bar Association. Alison focuses her practice on special education advocacy, litigation, assisting families in navigating the Office with Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) system, and representing families at OPWDD and other administrative hearings. Ms. Morris is a frequent lecturer on topics of interest to both professionals and families on special education law.
❑ WWBA is pleased to announce that Allyson Lanahan has agreed to continue her service as committee Chairperson of the Real Property Committee. Joining her as Co-Chairs are Anne R. Aicher, partner of Hollis Laidlaw & Simon, and Robbin E. Sweeney, associate of Rosenthal & Markowitz, LLP.
❑ Past WWBA President, Susan L. Pollet’s second novel, entitled “Through Walter’s Lens,” has been published and is available on Amazon. It is an immigrant’s story of a pre and post World War II street photographer who had relationships of the mind, spirit, and sometimes body with some of the most famous photographers of his day. Reading this book is a welcome escape from the turbulent times we are living in.
Interview of the Month
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by Angela Morcone Giannini, Esq.
Little did any of us know last June when I was sworn in as President and I challenged us to “see far and go far” that we would be facing this new world thrown upon us. Social distancing went from being a buzzword to a way of life. In the words of Maya Angelou, we were called upon “to stand up straight, realize who we are and that we can tower over our circumstances.” And we did just that.
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