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Lisa M. Denig, Esq., has been appointed as Counsel to New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore. Denig, a past president of the WWBA, was formerly the Special Counsel for ADR Initiatives for the Courts Inside NYC and also served 8 years in the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office.

Patricia L. Angley, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney at the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, was recently appointed as Adjunct Professor for the Equal Justice America Disability Rights Clinic, under the auspices of John Jay Legal Services, Inc., at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University for the spring 2022 semester. Patricia is looking forward to working collaboratively with WWBA membership for the benefit of the law students participating in this clinic.

❑ The law firm of Cuddy & Feder LLP is pleased to announce that WWBA member Kristen M. Motel Esq. – an associate in the firm’s Land Use, Zoning & Development, Energy & Environmental, and Telecommunications and Cannabis Law groups – was honored with the 2021 Millennial & Gen Z Award, presented by Westfair Communications on November 18, 2021. Millennials represent half of the workforce, and it is predicted that by 2025, Gen Z will make up about 27 percent of the workforce in the world. The Millennial & Gen Z Award celebrates this new era in the workforce and recognizes those who are leaving their footprints in the technology and business communities of Westchester and Fairfield counties.

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Interview of the Month

An Interview with 
Wendy Marie Weathers

Susan L. Pollet

Chair of the Archive and Historian Committee

Q: When and why did you become involved in the WWBA?

A: In 2010, when I moved my career back to Westchester, I was immediately invited to join the WWBA by my mentors Jody Fay and Dawn Kirby. I was welcomed with enthusiasm and support. I sought inclusion and collaboration with other attorneys, which I found to be invaluable.

Q: Which activities and positions of the WWBA have you participated in?

A: Upon joining the WWBA, I immediately became a member of the Bankruptcy Committee.  Shortly thereafter, in 2011, Past President Lonya Gilbert appointed me as a Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee along with Susan Mills Richmond.  One year later, I was appointed to be Co-Chair of Law Practice Management along with Jamieson Keiser.  We collaborated with the Westchester County Bar Association in numerous activities including presenting and attending CLE classes.  I also have had the pleasure to attend several NYSBA and WBASNY events supporting WWBA members honored at them.

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President's Message

by Amanda C. Fried


As you are reading this, New Year’s Eve has come and gone.  The champagne bottles are empty, the confetti has been swept away, and many of the New Year’s resolutions (I’m talking to you, my hard-to-kick sugar habit) have already been broken.  But as I write this in mid-December, I am still deep in thought as to my goals for 2022 and, because I am a big proponent of accountability, I thought I would share a few with you.

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