AABANY Prosecutors Committee 8th Annual Reception
Check out the link above for a video from NTDTV which reported on AABANY’s Prosecutors Committee 8th Annual Reception on June 9th, 2016. The segment featured Alexander Jeong (Justice of the New York State Court of Claims, Deputy Administrative Judge, New York City Criminal Court) and Diane Gujarati (Deputy Chief, Criminal Division, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York).
Executive Director Yang Chen, along with Kin Ng and James Lin from the Prosecutors’ Committee, appear on camera to offer a few thoughts about the event.
[미주한국일보] AABANY, 김준현 뉴욕남부 지검 부검사장에 공로상
On June 30, AABANY’s Prosecutors Committee held their 7th Annual Reception at Brooklyn Law School, honoring Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim and the family of fallen hero Detective Wenjian Liu. Read our highlight here.
The Korea Times, a Korean-language newspaper, covered the event. Translation of the article below:
The Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Prosecutors Committee held their 7th Annual Reception on June 30 at Brooklyn Law School. On the same day that he was promoted, Deputy U.S. Attorney Korean prosecutor Kim Joon Hyun (far left in the photo) received a Distinguished Service Award. The family of deceased officer Detective Wenjian Liu of the New York Police Department (NYPD), who was last year fatally shot, also received an honor for their sacrifice.
Original article: AABANY, 김준현 뉴욕남부 지검 부검사장에 공로상 <김소영 기자>
On June 18, 2014, the Prosecutors’ Committee celebrated its 6th Annual Reception at the New York County Lawyers Association with over 100 state and local prosecutors, law enforcement partners, and friends. The Committee was pleased to honor two Asian American women trailblazers in law enforcement: Wen Ting Cheng, NY ICE Chief Counsel, US Department of Homeland Security and Belle Chen, Assistant Special Agent in Charge NY FBI, US Department of Justice. Congratulations to these extremely deserving recipients.
Some of the city’s best prosecutors and law enforcement agents gathered to honor their fellow colleagues. US Attorney Preet Bharara, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, Richmond County District Attorney Daniel Donovan, New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan and Queens Executive Assistant District Attorney Jesse Sligh also attended and delivered uplifting and inspiring remarks. Each speaker delved into the importance of having a diverse staff, one that reflected the community of which they had dedicated their lives to serving. We were also grateful that The Honorable Pamela Chen, The Honorable Doris Ling-Cohan and The Honorable Gilbert Hong were among the dignitaries to join us for this joyous occasion.
Thank you to Co-Chairs Rosemary Yu & Brian Lee, Monica Huang, Sabrina Thanse, and the rest of the Prosecutors’ Committee for organizing this wonderful event.