AABANY joins the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York in congratulating the Honorable Kathryn Paek on her historic appointment.
Here’s the announcement from KALAGNY:
The Honorable Kathryn Paek was appointed as a Judge of the New York City Criminal Court. She is the first Korean American woman judge in the New York State courts.
Judge Paek is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and appointed to the bench this year by the New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio. Prior to her appointment, she was the Chief of Staff for the Office of Policy and Planning for the New York State Court System. She was also a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society in the Criminal Defense Division and the Immigration Unit.
Congratulations, Judge Paek!