Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Court of Appeals Hall, Albany NY
Law Day 2018 was celebrated at the New York State Court of Appeals in Albany. This year's featured speakers along with Chief Judge Janet DiFiore included Barbara Underwood, Esq., the New York State Solicitor General and Sharon Stern Gerstman, Esq., President of the New York State Bar Association. The theme for Law Day 2018 was the importance of separation of powers in government.
The ceremony opened with remarks from New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore and concluded with the presentation of the Judith Kaye Service awards by Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks. There were a record number of honorees this year, eighty-four in all, exemplifying extraordinary acts of courage and kindness, charitable deeds, lifesaving actions and displays of valor.