Previous Events

Treatment Beyond The Tumor 

October 30 2018

5:45 p.m. Registration & Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. Program
Alston & Bird LLP
90 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016

You may know about the medical treatments patients go through after a breast cancer diagnosis, but are you aware of the emotional effects on the patient during and after treatment? This program will address treatments – including counseling, exercise and music therapy – to help patients with the emotional side effects of cancer.

Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar

October 18 2018

Westchester County Courthouse 111 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. 9th Floor Conference Room White Plains, NY 10601 Time: 12:30 p.m. Introduction: Hon. Sondra Miller, Co-Founder of JALBCA Speakers: Alisan B. Goldfarb, M.D., Breast Surgeon Randy…

Understanding the Basics of Breast Cancer

October 16 2018

  Queens County Supreme Court 5th Floor Boardroom 88-11 Sutphin Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11435 1pm – 2pm Welcome & Introduction Hon. Marguerite Grays, NYS Supreme Court, Deputy Administrative Judge, Civil Term Eleventh Judicial District Member, JALBCA…

2017 Race For Cure Participants

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

September 09 2018

Join the JALBCA team of walkers and runners on Sunday, September 9, 2018, in Central Park to fight breast cancer by racing for the cure with Komen.

Caren Aronowitz Unity in Diversity Program

June 01 2018

Friday June 1, 12:30-2:30 p.m
NYS Supreme Court
Civil Term’s Rotunda
60 Centre Street
New York, NY 10007

JALBCA is a proud sponsor of this event.
Please stop by our table where we will share food and information!

2018 Annual Awards Presentation Dinner

May 14 2018

HONORING The Honorable Paul G. Feinman Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals and Citi Legal Department Location: Ziegfeld Ballroom 141 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019 6pm Cocktails | 7pm Dinner Thank…

Annual Ellen P. Hermanson Memorial Symposium

March 28 2018

CANCER AND CAPITALISM: Who Will Stand Guard in the Cancer Wars? In the age of genomic discovery, there have been exponential advances in molecular science and development of targeted therapies, but government support of medical research…

Outsmarting Cancer: The Hope of Immunotherapy

October 24 2017

Location: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 425 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10017 Featuring Larry Norton, MD Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Medical Director, Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center; Norna…

Breast Cancer: Controversies in Screening

October 19 2017

Time: 12:00-1:30PM Location: NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull 760 Broadway, 10th Floor Solarium Brooklyn, NY Join Jiyon Lee, MD, clinical associate professor in the Department of Radiology, and Neftali Perez, community health representative and patient navigator at…

Understanding Your Healthcare Team

October 17 2017

Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center 160 East 34th Street 11th Floor, Room 1121 New York, NY 10016 Time: 6:00-7:00PM Join Caren Behar, MD, clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine and…

2017 Annual Awards Presentation Dinner

May 08 2017

HONORING
The Honorable Janet DiFiore
The Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and of the State of New York

And
John Goggins and the Moody’s Legal Team

Cipriani Wall Street
55 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

Male Breast Cancer

April 13 2017

Location: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Board Meeting

April 05 2017

6PM – 8PM Sullivan & Cromwell’s Midtown Conference Center 535 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022

Annual Symposium 2017

March 13 2017

NEXT CHAPTER IN THE CANCER WAR
Re-setting Value or Price-Gouging: Will Drug Treatment Be Accessible?

Register Here

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
New York City Bar Association
42 West 44 Street
New York, NY 10036

Courthouse Alert Cocktail Reception 2016

September 14 2016

ANNUAL COURTHOUSE ALERT Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Appellate Division, Second Department 45 Monroe Place Brooklyn, New York 11201 HON. ELLEN SPODEK HON. WILLIAM C. THOMPSON EVENT CO-CHAIRS HON. LYNN KOTLER LUISA…

Race for the Cure

September 10 2016

The fundraiser took place on Sunday, September 10, 2016 and was a huge success.

Annual Awards Presentation Dinner

May 09 2016

The 2016 annual awards presentation dinner, in tribute to Chief Judge Judith Kaye and Cynthia Rubin, was a great success. This year JALBCA honored the Presiding Justices of New York’s Appellate Divisions, recipient of the JALBCA Leadership Achievement Award, and Barclays Global Litigation Team, recipient of the Maite Aquino Memorial Grant Award.

Hereditary Ovarian & Breast Cancer

April 14 2016

From Genetics to Pop Culture

The Basser Center for BRCA, Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, and Judges And Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert held a panel discussion about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, research that seeks to change how we treat and prevent these cancers, and the impact of celebrity announcements on awareness.

The Hon. Barbara Jaffe (Acting Justice, New York State Supreme Court) moderated the discussion between Susan Domchek, MD (Executive Director, Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine), Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS (Chief, Breast Surgery at Bellevue Hospital) and Erika Stallings (BRCA2 mutation carrier and Associate, Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP).

Annual/Board Meeting

March 02 2016

6PM – 8PM
Sullivan & Cromwell’s Midtown Conference Center
535 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Courthouse Alert Cocktail Reception 2015

September 30 2015

 
JALBCA Courthouse Alert Cocktail Reception 2015

5:00-7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Appellate Division, 2nd Department
45 Monroe Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Cocktails & Conversation
at Felidia

September 16 2015

The fundraiser was held at four star
Felidia
253 East 58th Street New York, NY

The event included a presentation by

Tanya Bastianich Manuali, PhD
co-author of the book
Reflections of the Breast:
Breast Cancer in Art Through the Centuries

Art historian Manuali teamed up with oncologist Francis Arena, MD, FACP, to trace a fascinating visual path through our knowledge of breast cancer from ancient Egypt to Michaelangelo to where we are today. Media personality and ovarian cancer patient advocate Valerie Smaldone says the book “reads like a delicious novel, but is all true and filled with astounding information.”

Updates from the ASCO 2015 Meeting

June 10 2015

Panelists at this professional symposium will present the latest findings, including prevention strategies, diagnosis, treatment, research, and survivorship.

Date: Wednesday, June 10
Time: 6:00–7:30 PM
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue at 31st Street,
Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Room
New York, NY 10016

The Faces of Cancer

June 04 2015

In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, this is an event to celebrate life after a cancer diagnosis.

This session is moderated by Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS.
 
Date: Thursday, June 4
Time: 6:00–7:30 PM
 
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Room

Annual Dinner 2015

May 11 2015

Honoring
The Women Justices of
New York’s Appellate Divisions
and
Gregory K. Palm,
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Monday, May 11, 2015
Cipriani Wall Street
New York, NY

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Courthouse Alerts

December 01 2014

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is every October, and throughout the year, JALBCA sponsors local activities throughout the state to promote breast cancer awareness.

Scan vans—mobile mammography suites—provide free screening exams. Our 2015 schedule is posted, with more dates later in the year to be added soon. Click the Learn More button below for dates and locations.

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Lunch and Learn

April 02 2014

SPRING 2015: PREVENTION

Enjoy a free healthy lunch and learn about chest and breast health.
Due for a mammogram? Get one on the day!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
1:00 pm
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
356 W. 18th Street
New York, NY 10011

To reserve for lunch and/or a scan, contact Jodie at (212) 271-7201.

The Actual Dance

October 08 2015

Please join us for an Evening of Theater
in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
featuring “The Actual Dance” by Samuel A. Simon

This play is an inspiring love story, told from the point-of-view of the husband during his wife’s experience with advanced breast cancer. This award-winning show has been called moving and courageous.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
Manhattan Movement and Arts Center (MMAC)
248 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
$50 per ticket

Click here to purchase tickets

Walk for a Cure for Breast Cancer

October 18 2015

Enjoy a morning in Prospect Park and walk for a cure for breast cancer
with JALBCA & the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

Making Strides of Brooklyn

Sunday, October 18, 2015
The walk begins at 10 am at the Prospect Park Nethermead

To sign up or make an online donation, click here or go to makingstrideswalk.org
and search by team (enter JALBCA or Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association), zip code (11215) or state (choose NY, then select Making Strides of Brooklyn)

Check-in begins at 8 am; our team meeting place and exact time is TBD.

There is no charge to participate, but the walk is part of a national American Cancer Society fundraising event, so participants are encouraged to ask family and friends to sponsor them for the 4-mile (non-competitive) walk.

If you’d like a team t-shirt ($15), contact Joanne Cohen at jcohen@nullnycourts.gov by September 15.

Annual Symposium 2015

October 26 2015

The Twentieth Annual Ellen P. Hermanson Memorial Symposium
was held on Monday, October 26, 2015

The very latest developments in the fight against breast cancer will be presented by renowned breast oncologist Larry Norton, MD, followed by this year’s program.
“The DCIS Controversy Through the Lens of Better Science:
Will President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative Save Lives?”

Spring Symposium

March 10 2015

Breast Cancer: Upworthy Ideas

CUTTING EDGE INFORMATION
ON BREAST CANCER

Moderator: Hon. Jennifer Schecter
Past Co-President, JALBCA

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
New York County Lawyers’ Association
14 Vesey Street
New York, NY
To reserve a space please register here

Court House Alert Cocktail Reception 2014

September 17 2014

JUDGES AND LAWYERS BREAST CANCER ALERT
and
The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
Cordially Invite You
To A Cocktail Reception To Kick-Off Our
ANNUAL COURTHOUSE ALERT
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
Appellate Division, Second Department Courthouse
45 MONROE PLACE
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK

Through the Looking Glass

October 29 2014

Perlmutter Cancer Center experts explain predictions in their field on breast cancer screening, treatment and survivorship in eradicating and improving life after a breast cancer diagnosis.

6-8 pm
Wednesday, October 29th
Kings County Supreme Court
360 Adams Street
Brooklyn, New York

Annual Symposium 2014

October 06 2014

On October 6, JALBCA held its 19th annual Ellen P.Hermanson Memorial Symposium at the Great Hall of the New York City Bar Association. The Ellen P. Hermanson Foundation sponsored the program, and the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York served as CLE provider.
 
 

 
 

Annual Symposium 2013

October 09 2013

On October 9, JALBCA held its 18th annual Ellen P.Hermanson Memorial Symposium at the Great Hall of the New York City Bar Association. The Ellen P. Hermanson Foundation sponsored the program, and the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York served as CLE provider. We were fortunate to have extraordinary panelists to discuss the topic,“Litigating for the Cure: Public Interest, Private Enterprise and the Role of the Courts in the Business of Cancer Research”

Annual Courthouse Alert

September 11 2013

JALBCA and The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association held its kick-off reception for the annual mammogram van
program on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Appellate Division, Second Department Courthouse in Brooklyn.

Annual Dinner 2013

May 13 2013

In 2013, over $750,000 was raised and over 750 people were in attendance at the dinner. Monies raised go to fund mammogram vans in the community as well as educational programming.

Annual Dinner 2014

May 12 2014

On May 12, 2014, JALBCA held its Annual Awards and Installation Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street. The Hon. Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the State of New York and longtime JALBCA Board member, received the Leadership Achievement Award, and Jill Centella and the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Litigation Team received the Maite Aquino Memorial Grant Award. The dinner was once again a sellout and raised more than $720,000 for education, early detection, and support. Save Monday, May 11, 2015 for next year’s dinner.

Annual Dinner 2012

May 07 2012

JALBCA celebrated another year of successful activities, and installed its newly elected
officers and directors, at its annual dinner held at 583 Park Avenue in Manhattan on May 7,2012.

Annual Symposium 2012

December 03 2012

In December, JALBCA presented its annual symposium on “Evolution of Medical Care and Research: What is Happening to Medicine and How Will It Affect Us?” The program was co-sponsored with Memorial Sloan Kettering Center’s Resources for…