Manhattan Dems Announce the 2022 Supreme Court Independent Judicial Screening Panel

June 22, 2022

The New York County Democratic Committee previously announced the formation of an Independent Screening Panel. As an update, the screening panel for Supreme Court 2022, administered by Michael J. Weiner, Esq., consists of:

Yi Stewart | Asian American Bar Association of New York
Ruth Jin | Asian Americans for Equality
Justin Blash | Brehon Law Society
John Balestriere | Columbian Lawyers Association
Bruce Lederman | Jewish Lawyers Guild
Gennaro M. Savastano | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)
Kenneth Reid | Mid-Manhattan Branch of the NAACP
Alvin Ponder | National Action Network
Susan Crumiller | National Employment Lawyers Association – NY
Avinoam Laby | New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Jacqueline Silbermann | New York Women’s Bar Association
Jason Canales | Puerto Rican Bar Association
Leslie Kelmachter | Women’s Trial Lawyers Caucus

The Independent Screening Panel will report on the qualifications of candidates seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party for three (3) vacancies on the New York State Supreme Court to be elected in the November 2022 general election.
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