The New York City Bar Association ADR Committee and New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section are committed to increasing the selection of ADR professionals from historically underrepresented communities. …


The LGBT Bar Association of New York (LeGaL) congratulates the Hon. Anthony Cannataro on his confirmation yesterday to sit as Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, our state’s highest court.


By Hannah McMillan

On November 4 the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments from Lori Windham, of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, and Hashim Mooppan, Counselor to the U.S. Solicitor General, for the plaintiffs in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, №19–123, in which Catholic Social Services (CSS) is challenging…


LeGaL is proud to finally celebrate the repeal of the portion of the New York Penal Law relating to loitering for for the purpose of engaging in prostitution — known as the ‘Walking While Trans’ ban — which has been misused by law enforcement to arrest and harass transgender New…


The LGBT Bar of New York (LeGaL) is proud to announce the election of Glen Ahlers, Pamela Goldsmith, and Kaegan Mays-Williams to our 2021 Association Board. LeGaL also celebrates the appointment of James Esseks to our 2021 Foundation Board.


October 26, 2020 — The Judiciary Committee of the LGBT Bar Association of New York (LeGaL) is pleased to announce its ratings of candidates for judicial office in New York City in advance of the November 3, 2020 general election. …


By Arthur S. Leonard

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18, 2020, age 87, having served on the Supreme Court of the United States since August 10, 1993. …


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s final wish was that her replacement not be confirmed until a new president was installed. Yet even as we continue to grieve her loss and pay our respects, President Trump has rushed forward with his announcement that Judge Amy Coney Barrett is his choice for the…


We are heartbroken by the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was a towering figure in American jurisprudence. Her former colleague, and friend on the Supreme Court, Justice Scalia, called her the Thurgood Marshall of women’s rights. Indeed, she was a champion of equality and justice for all. …

Eric Lesh

Executive Director, LeGaL @lgbtbarny. Attorney promoting justice in & through the legal profession for the #LGBT community. 40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.

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