DAVID P. MIRANDA RE-ELECTED SECRETARY OF NEW YORK
STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
Miranda begins second term on June 1,
NEW YORK—The New York State Bar Association announced today
that David P. Miranda, a partner of the Albany law firm Heslin
Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., has been re-elected Secretary of
the 77,000-member organization. Miranda was elected at the 133rd Annual
Meeting by the House of Delegates, the organization’s decision and
policy-making body. He will begin his second term on June 1, 2011.
Miranda, a resident of Voorheesville, received his undergraduate from
the State University of New York at Buffalo and earned his law degree
from Albany Law School.
Miranda is an experienced trial attorney whose intellectual property
law practice includes trademark, copyright, trade secret, false
advertising, and patent infringement, as well as licensing, and
Miranda has been a member of the State Bar’s Executive
Committee since 2006 and currently co-chairs the Bar’s
Special Committee on Strategic Planning. He served as chair of the Young
Lawyers Section in 2002-2003 and as the Section’s delegate to the
American Bar Association from 1998 to 2000. He also chaired the
Electronic Communications Committee from 2000 to 2006 and is a member of
the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, the Committee on Annual
Award, the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Membership
Committee. He is a past member of the Task Force on E-Filing and the
Special Committee on Cyberspace Law.
Miranda is a past president of the Albany County Bar Association. In
2009, he served on the Independent Judicial Election Qualification
Commission for the Third Judicial District of the State of New York.
Hon. Judith Kaye, retired Chief Judge of the State of New York,
appointed him to the New York State Commission on Public Access to Court
Records in 2002.
He received the Capital District Business Review’s 40 Under
Forty Award for community involvement and professional achievement in
2001. He was editor-in-chief and contributing author of The Internet
Guide for New York Lawyers in 1999 and 2005, and is the author of
Defamation in Cyberspace: Stratton Oakmont, Inc. v. Prodigy Services
Co., published by the Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology. He
also serves as an arbitrator of Intellectual Property disputes for the
National Arbitration Forum.
The 77,000-member New York State Bar Association is the official
statewide organization of lawyers in New York and the largest voluntary
state bar association in the nation. Founded in 1876, the State
Bar’s programs and activities have continuously served the public
and improved the justice system for 135 years.
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