Program on Small Firm/Solo Practice

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The NYSBA/Spirit of New York Boat Cruise

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President, Bernice K. Leber, and Young Lawyers Chair, Sherry Levin Wallach, cordially invite you to join NYSBA colleagues on Thursday, July 17, 2008 for the NYSBA/Spirit of New York Boat Cruise.

Boarding Time: 7:00 p.m.Cruise Times: 7:30 p.m — 10:30 p.m.
Place: 62, Chelsea Piers West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011

All young attorneys, associates, junior partners, and law students are welcome to attend. Join NYSBA leaders and representatives from NYSBA Sections in an enjoyable three hour reception on the beautiful Spirit of New York Boat Cruise. Enjoy hors' oeuvres, open bar and a DJ, as well as a tour of memorable sites of the beautiful New York harbor, seen from a different perspective. This is a great opportunity to meet NYSBA Members and learn about ways you can get more involved with NYSBA Sections, and make an even greater difference in the legal profession.
This event is made possible by the generous support of these NYSBA Sections: Business Law, Commercial and Federal Litigation, General Practice, Intellectual Property, Real Property, Trial Lawyers, Trusts and Estates, and Young Lawyers Section

Cost: FREE (normal value $75) Thanks to the support of our Sections!!

RSVP: Required by Tuesday, July 8th to membership@nysba.org or 518-487-5577
Seating limited – respond today to ensure your place.


Volunteer Oportunities through the ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice

Election Protection http://www.abanet.org/2008election is the nation's largest non-partisan voter protection coalition. It guides voters through the voting process, helping to ensure all eligible American citizens have the opportunity to cast a meaningful ballot and have that vote counted. The program advocates for coalition partners with election officials and in the courts.

The ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice http://www.abanet.org/randejustice, ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities http://www.abanet.org/irr/home.html, ABA Standing Committee on Election Law http://www.abanet.org/publicserv/election/home.html, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law http://www.lawyerscomm.org/, and its coalition partners, seeks the pro bono assistance of law students, lawyers, law firms, bar associations, and corporate legal departments with the many aspects of Election Protection 2008 http://www.abanet.org/2008election.

Your assistance is needed with local Legal Committees; staffing and hosting the national voter hotline; and preparing materials. To get involved or get additional information regarding Election Protection http://www.abanet.org/2008election, please contact Rachel Patrick, ABA Council on Racial and Ethnic Justice, at PatrickR@staff.abanet.org or (312) 988-5408.