NYCDC 2016 Civil Court Independent Screening Panel

The New York County Democratic Committee has announced the formation
of an Independent Screening Panel to report on candidates for nomination by the Democratic Party for two (2) New York County-wide Civil Court vacancies, one vacancy in the 4th Civil Court District, and two incumbents in the 2nd and 4th Civil Court Districts, which will be filled in the November general election. The chief operation officer of numerous bar associations, community organizations, and law schools designated the following members to the panel, which will report no more than the nine most highly qualified candidates for the three Civil Court vacancies.

Albert Barruceco, Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II

Dana M. Catanzaro, Columbian Lawyers Association,

Stacey Charland, Neighborhood Defenders Service of Harlem

Joshua Crespo, New York Urban League

Khalil El Assaad, New York Law School

Patricia Fersch, New York Women’s Bar Association

Alan Greenberg, Jewish Lawyer’s Guild

Irving Hirsch, City Bar Association of New York

Emily Hoffman, Community Service Society of New York

Chris Kwok, AABANY

Arnold Levine, Criminal Bar Association

Cynthia Liang Weaver, Asian Americans for Equality

David Oddo, New York State Trial Lawyers

Wanda Sanchez Day, Puerto Rican Bar Association

Chul Pak, Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York

Karol Robinson, Association of Black Women Attorneys

Crystal Shipp, NAACP Mid Manhattan Branch

Asha Smith, Metropolitan Black Bar Association

Nasreen Syed, South Asian Bar Association of New York

Michael Weiner, LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (Le-Gal)