Please join us for a historic evening with four former judges of the New York State Court of
Appeals. At this unprecedented event, moderated by the Hon. Ryan T. Donovan, esteemed
Court of Appeals alumni will discuss firsthand the inner workings of New York State’s highest
court, sharing war stories and answering questions along the way. 1.5 Professional Practice credits.
Hon. Howard A. Levine
Judge Levine served on the Court of Appeals from 1993 to
2002, and is currently Senior Counsel to Whiteman Osterman
& Hanna LLP.
Hon. C. Richard Wesley
Judge Wesley served on the Court of Appeals from 1997 to
2003, and now serves as Senior United States Circuit Judge
for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo
Judge Graffeo served on the Court of Appeals from 2000 to
2014, and is currently a Member with Harris Beach PLLC.
Hon. Susan Phillips Read
Judge Read served on the Court of Appeals from 2003-
2015, and is currently Of Counsel to Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Hon. Ryan Donovan
CLE 4:30-6:00 PM
Reception 6:00-7:00 PM
Member $60 | Non-Member $90 | Student $30
Reception Only $30
CLE hardship scholarships are available for those who financially qualify.
Thank you to our sponsors, Cork Counsel, LexisNexis, & Counsel Press!
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