The Criminal Justice Act Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York is soliciting applications from highly qualified and experienced criminal defense attorneys for membership on the CJA Panel for the District.
Applications will be accepted from attorneys who are available for case assignments in either the Brooklyn or Central Islip Courthouses, or both. The Committee is also seeking applications from practitioners whose experience is uniquely suited to handling petitions for post-conviction relief.
Assignments to the Panel will be for a three-year period, beginning January 1, 2020.
Applications are available at the Clerk’s Offices at the Courthouses in Brooklyn and Central Islip. The form of the application has also been posted at the Court’s website at:
Overview Become a Convention sponsor to take part in this year’s NAPABA Connects Program! NAPABA Connects is an opportunity for law firm Convention sponsors at the solo and small firm ($3,000) level and silver ($10,000) or higher level to foster relationships with in-house counsel (IHC). All participants are invited to exclusive touch points intended to provide Connects participants with exclusive networking opportunities in an informal social setting during the Convention. Solo and small firm sponsors and gold or higher level sponsors may participate in formal one-on-one meetings to discuss potential work opportunities. All program participants must be registered and attending the NAPABA Convention.
Law Firm One-on-One Meeting Application Deadline: Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. ET Solo and small firm and gold or higher level sponsors are invited to submit an application for one-on-one meetings with in-house counsel participants at NAPABA Convention.
Deadline: Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. ET Solo and small firm and gold or higher level sponsors are invited to submit an application for one-on-one meetings with in-house counsel participants at NAPABA Convention.
Solo and small firm and gold sponsors will have access to a maximum of two meetings. Platinum and higher level sponsors will have access to unlimited meetings.
To submit an application by Sept. 5, email Meetings Manager Pang Moua at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not a sponsor yet? Click here to learn more about partnering with NAPABA!
Touch Points Solo and small firm and silver or higher level sponsors are invited to participate in the exclusive touch points below, taking place at the 2019 NAPABA Convention:
NAPABA election season has kicked off! Below is information about nominating Officer candidates and applying for At-Large Board Member positions. Please share with your networks!
Remember, you must be a NAPABA direct member OR activate your affiliate membership online by July 1 to be eligible to vote in this year’s elections. Click here to join/renew today.
The NAPABA Board of Governors consists of nine Officers who are elected by the membership, ten Regional Governors who are chosen by the NAPABA Regions, and four At-Large Board Members who are appointed by the Board of Governors. Now through July 8 at 5 p.m. EDT, the NAPABA Nominating & Elections Committee will be accepting nominations for members who want to stand for election as Officers and applications from members who want to be considered for At-Large Board Member positions.
The EDNY ADR Department is currently accepting applications for a new pilot program entitled the EDNY Mediator Incubator.
The Mediator Incubator is designed as a means to recruit and train junior attorneys (less than 10 years of experience) to serve as mediators on the EDNY Mediation Panel. Incubator candidates will participate in an initial orientation and training session, and then be permitted to observe three EDNY cases and co-mediate three EDNY cases under the supervision and guidance of experienced EDNY mediators. Upon completion of their observations and co-mediations, incubator participants will be eligible to apply for membership to the EDNY Mediation Panel. Additional information about the Mediator Incubator is available here: https://www.nyed.uscourts.gov/mediator-incubator
As this is a pilot program,
the initial class will be very small (most likely 4 candidates). Below
is the link to the application which is due on April 1, 2019:
The U.S. District Court for
the Eastern District of New York serves a wide variety of litigants, including
persons of varying age, race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, physical or mental ability, religion, socioeconomic and family
status. The Court’s ADR Department recognizes that mediators and arbitrators
with a wide variety of cultural and life experiences enrich the program
by bringing diverse perspectives to resolving disputes. To that end, applicants
of all diverse backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.
The Criminal Justice Act Committee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is accepting applications for service on the Court’s Criminal Justice Act Panel. Criminal Justice Act Panel Members represent indigent criminal defendants and petitioners for habeas corpus.
The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019.
To see the full announcement and learn more, click here.
in what gets built in your community and how government works to
deliver services in your neighborhood? Apply to join one
of Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards.
Community Board has 50 seats which are filled for two-year terms by
volunteers, who are selected by the Borough President and local City
members. Half the seats are up for appointment or reappointment every
Boards get a seat at the table in high-stakes land use, real estate,
and zoning negotiations, and they work directly with city agencies to
influence how government services are delivered at the neighborhood
The Criminal Justice Act Committee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York is soliciting applications from experienced criminal defense attorneys for membership on the CJA Panel for the District. Applications are being accepted now for a three year period beginning January 1, 2018.
The Asian American Law Fund of New York (“AALFNY”) is soliciting applications for positions on its Board of Directors.
is a non-profit organization established in 1993 by the Asian American
Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) to support non-profit, charitable
and education purposes, such as scholarships and internship programs in
the New York metropolitan area. AALFNY has an independent Board but
remains affiliated with AABANY and continues to work in close
coordination with AABANY on fundraising and pro bono programs. AALFNY’s
mission statement and information about its scholarships and past
projects can be found here.
apply, please submit a statement of interest and a current resume,
biography or CV listing your experience and accomplishments and any
honors received to date. As part of the statement of interest, please
indicate your experience with AALFNY, AABANY, NAPABA, or other relevant
organization, whether you have been an active member of such
organization, and describe any activities that you have participated in
or helped to organize. If you have not been an active member in any such
organization, explain what capabilities, resources, talents, skills,
expertise, experience or any other contributions you would be able to
make as a Board Director. Please also identify any activities indicating
a dedication and commitment to issues of importance to the Asian
Pacific American community.
Please submit your application materials to Sylvia Chin, President, at email@example.com and Naf Kwun, Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by 11:59 PM on April 10, 2016.
The NAPABA Prospective Partners Program (PPP) aims to increase the number of Asian Pacific American partners at major law firms through introduction, mentorship, and relationship building. In anticipation of the program’s fifth year, the PPP is inviting candidate applications and nominations for participation in PPP sessions taking place during the Convention. Applications are due September 15, 2014.