The Society is constantly developing, refining and planning new programs for our members. Here are some of the events that we have in the works, with more specific details to be announced in the coming weeks and months. Remember all of these events will be CLE-accredited, so don't miss out!

Don't forget to check out our Past Program Archive to view video and other information from our events dating back to 2003.

Young Lawyers Committee Series

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Erie v. Tompkins

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 • 6:30 PM

New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 Map

Pre-Event Reception
Available to Supporting Members of the Society and invited guests. Become a Supporting Member (or upgrade your existing membership to this level) when you register and you will receive a complimentary ticket for the reception.


This program will feature rare photographs, historical artifacts, and trivia, taking us back to the years of the Erie Railroad. An esteemed panel will discuss Erie v. Tompkins’ through the years, the interplay of state and federal courts post-Erie, as well as the doctrine’s modern implications.

Moderated by Hon. Albert M. RosenblattPresident, Historical Society of the New York Courts, Former Judge, NYS Court of Appeals
Andrew Rhys Davies, Esq., Partner, Allen & Overy
Prof. Amanda Sen, Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering, NYU Law School
Hon. Robert S. Smith, Partner, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP, Former Judge, NYS Court of Appeals
Hon. John M. Walker, Jr., U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

More Details to be Announced Soon!

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