FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2016
Contact: Yang Chen, Executive Director
Asian American Bar Association of New York Congratulates Judy Kim on Becoming the First Korean American Elected to a Judicial Position in the State of New York
NEW YORK – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) congratulates Judy H. Kim on being elected to the New York Civil Court bench in the 4th Municipal Court District. Ms. Kim has made history as the first Korean American elected to the bench in New York.
Ms. Kim is associate counsel in the Bureau & Estates Litigation Section of the Legal Division at the New York Liquidation Bureau. The Bureau is a unique 100-year old quasi-state agency that assists the Superintendent of Financial Services of the State of New York in his capacity as receiver of insolvent insurance companies. Prior to joining the Bureau, Ms. Kim worked at Snitow Kanfer Holtzer & Millus, LLP as an attorney focusing on commercial litigation, employment discrimination litigation, and matrimonial litigation matters. Ms. Kim received her J.D. from Tulane Law School, and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Kim has been a long time member of AABANY, has served on our board, and has co-chaired various AABANY committees. "AABANY is very proud to see another one of its prominent members elected to the bench,“ says Susan Shin, President of AABANY. "Judy Kim’s election to the bench brings us one step closer to a bench that reflects the diversity of New York City. Congratulations!”
The Asian American Bar Association of New York is a professional membership organization of attorneys concerned with issues affecting the Asian Pacific American community. Incorporated in 1989, AABANY seeks not only to encourage the professional growth of its members but also to advocate for the Asian Pacific American community as a whole. AABANY is the New York regional affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).
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