April 16, 2019: State Bar Association Mourns Damage to Notre Dame Cathedral

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President Michael Miller issued the following statement regarding the fire yesterday at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France:

“The members of the New York State Bar Association join with the people of France and so many others around the world in mourning the severe damage done to Notre Dame by a tragic fire. The cathedral is in France, but our grief has no boundaries because the great treasures of the world are cherished by all. For centuries, Notre Dame has stood as a symbol of faith, engineering, ingenuity and sheer beauty. We take solace in France’s determination to rebuild.”

About the New York State Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. Since 1876, the Association has helped shape the development of law, educated and informed the legal profession and the public, and championed the rights of New Yorkers through advocacy and guidance in our communities.

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Contact: Joan Fucillo 
jfucillo@nysba.org
518-487-5670