The Historical Society of the New York Courts is proud to present a program developed with the Chief Judge of the State of New York PRO BONO, New York Lawyers and Public Service: Looking Back Looking Forward. The evening will feature remarks by Chief Judge Lippman, a look back at the rich history of pro bono in New York, an "interview" by Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye of Judge Robert S. Smith about his own pro bono service, and a distinguished panel considering pro bono for the future.
Date: February 19, 2013 (Tue.), 5:30 PM
reception, 6:30-8:00 PM program
Hon. Jonathan Lippman
Chief Judge of the State of New York
Henry M. Greenberg, Esq.
Partner, Albany office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Vice President of the Historical Society of the New York Courts
Looking Back on Pro Bono Service Litigating Death Penalty Cases
Hon. Robert S. Smith
Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals
Interviewed by Hon. Judith S. Kaye
Former Chief Judge of the State of New York
Looking Forward to Pro Bono in the 21st Century
Esther F. Lardent, Esq., Moderator
President & CEO, Pro Bono Institute
Attorney-in-Chief, The Legal Aid Society
Dean & Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Helaine M. Barnett, Esq.
Chair, Chief Judge’s Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services in New York
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