NYCity Bar Announces Diversity Winners

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 01:00

The New York City Bar's Enhance Diversity Committee has presented the Third Annual Diversity Champion Award.The award recognizes the critical role individuals have played in initiating and sustaining change within their organizations and the overall New York legal community.

The 2008 Diversity Champion Award winners are:Michael A. Cardozo, Corporation Counsel of the City of New York; Hon. Juanita Bing Newton, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Initiatives and Administrative Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York and James B. O'Neal, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Legal Outreach, Inc.

The Office for Diversity was created to work with NYC legal employers to foster more diverse work environments.The Office serves as a resource for individuals seeking to advance and develop their careers, as well as to assist law firms, corporations and other legal employers in their diversity initiatives.