NYCLA’s Civil Rights And Liberties Committee Hosts Colombian Human Rights Lawyer

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 10:22

On October 4, the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA) Civil Rights and Liberties Committee hosted a reception at the NYCLA Home of Law for Columbian attorney Adil José Melendez Marquez, Esq. Mr. Melendez Marquez is a human rights and labor lawyer who has represented farmers and laborers in the rural areas of Colombia. Pictured is committee chair Louis Crespo (on left) and vice chair Naomi I. Werne presenting Mr. Melendez Marquez with a plaque in appreciation of his human rights work.