The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is pleased to announce that Attorney General Barbara Underwood will be the keynote speaker at AABANY’s Annual Judges’ Reception to be held on May 31, 2018, at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, 40 Foley Square, New York, NY.
AABANY honors newly inducted, elevated and retired judges of Asian Pacific American descent at its Judges’ Reception every year. This year, AABANY is honoring:
Hon. Randall Eng
Justice Eng recently retired from the Appellate Division, Second Department of the New York State Supreme Court. Born in Canton, China, Justice Eng was raised in New York City and attended public school there before going to college at SUNY Buffalo and onto law school at St. John’s. From 1970 to 2004, he proudly served his country as a member of the New York Army National Guard, retiring as State Judge Advocate with the rank of colonel. Justice Eng began his long and esteemed career in public service as an assistant district attorney in Queens and continued in top leadership positions at the New York City Department of Corrections. He first took the bench in the Criminal Court of the City of New York in 1983. Starting in 1991, he presided in Supreme Court, Queens County courts until he was elevated to the Appellate Division in 2008. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo appointed him to lead the Second Department in 2012.
Additional honorees included: Hon. George Chew, Hon. Laurie Lau, Hon. Deepa Ambekar, Hon. Sanket Bulsara, Hon. Phil Hom, Hon. Charlie Liu (posthumously), Hon. Jeff Oing, Hon. Anil Singh, Hon. Jonathan Shim, Hon. Richard Tsai and Hon. Ona Wang
The Asian American Bar Association of New York is a professional membership organization of attorneys concerned with issues affecting the Asian Pacific American community. Incorporated in 1989, AABANY seeks not only to encourage the professional growth of its members but also to advocate for the Asian Pacific American community as a whole. AABANY is the New York regional affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).