On behalf of Smiley & Smiley, LLP posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, May 26, 2017.
Smiley & Smiley, LLP Attorneys at Law are proud to announce that partner Andrew J. Smiley has been elected to serve as the President of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. The Academy is a professional organization that brings together a cross-functional set of people committed to justice in the civil law system in the state of New York. The organization's mission is to "protect, preserve and enhance the civil justice system."
The group features attorneys who represent both plaintiffs and defendants as well as judges, goverment officials and law school professors. Law clerks, legal secretaries, paralegals and current law school students are also actively involved in the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
The Academy's work focuses heavily on the continuing education of its members and works to ensure its members are kept informed of the latest news and issues affecting their profession and the laws in New York. To that end the organization also focuses on legislative and political issues that influence civil justic today. The Academy and its members work diligently to maintain and improve the honor of the civil justice system.
Mr. Smiley is honored to serve as the Academy's President and he was sworn into his new post as President by the Honorable Rowan D. Wilson, Associate Judge with the New York State Court of Appeals at The Friars Club on May 11, 2017. He looks forward to leading his colleagues, mentors and mentees through a variety of events and issues facing the state and the profession in the coming year.
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