On Friday, January 27, on the final day of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Annual Meeting, AABANY was honored to receive the Bar Leaders Innovation Award from the NYSBA Committee of Bar Leaders of New York State. AABANY received this award for its seventh annual Fall Conference, held on September 24, 2016, at the New York office of Skadden Arps.

AABANY leaders, including President Susan Shin and President-elect Dwight Yoo, and members of the Fall Conference Planning Committee, including the Vice Presidents of Programs and Operations Marianne Chow and Naf Kwun, filled one and a half tables at the breakfast where the award was presented. Dwight accepted the award on behalf of AABANY and thanked NYSBA for the award and acknowledged all the hardworking members who came together to organize and plan our biggest and most successful Fall Conference to date.

For more information about the award, read the press release here.

AABANY thanks NYSBA for this important recognition and congratulates fellow Bar Leaders Innovation Award recipients: the Association of Black Women Attorneys, the Dominican Bar Association, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, and the Caribbean Attorneys Network.

AABANY previously received the Bar Leaders Innovation Award in 2014 for “Iva: the Myth of Tokyo Rose, Allegiance on Trial.”