TERESA SCHILLER TO HEAD NEW YORK STATE BAR
ASSOCIATION’S LAW PRACTICE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
ALBANY—Teresa Schiller of Rensselaer has joined the New York
State Bar Association as its new director of Law Practice Management.
Schiller began her duties on June 30.
In her new position, Schiller will develop continuing legal education
programs, books, web pages, newsletters, blogs, and other member
communications on law practice management issues. She will serve as the
liaison to the Law Practice Management Committee and the General
Practice Section, as well as co-liaison to the Task Force on the Future
of the Legal Profession.
“Teresa Schiller has a deep understanding of the challenges
lawyers face in their practices and significant experience dealing with
professional responsibility and risk management issues that will be of
tremendous value to the State Bar,” said State Bar Executive
Director Patricia K. Bucklin. “We are very excited to have her
join our team, and we look forward to the many contributions she will
make to serve our membership.”
Prior to joining the State Bar, Schiller was the manager of pro bono
and community programs at Clifford Chance US LLP after having worked as
a litigation associate at the firm. She previously served as a law clerk
for U.S. District Court Judge Harry Leinenweber in the Northern District
of Illinois, followed by a term as a law clerk for Judge Jane Roth of
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Wilmington,
Schiller is the past president of the New York Women’s Bar
Association and a past vice-president of the Women’s Bar
Association of the State of New York.
Schiller graduated from Rice University and earned her law degree at
the University of Chicago Law School.
Founded in 1876, 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. The State
Bar’s programs and activities have continuously served the public
and improved the justice system for more than 130 years.
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