20th Anniversary Celebration
On June 28, 2011, the original members and staff of the New York State Judicial Commission on Minorities reunited with members of the current Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities to celebrate 20 years of a positive impact on the advancement of minorities in the courts, and for promoting cultural diversity and sensitivity.
Franklin H. Williams at Court of Appeals
Franklin H. Williams & Edna Wells Handy,
former Executive Director of the NYS Judicial Commission on Minorities
Judge Wachtler with Franklin H. Williams and Court of Appeals Judges
Alice Chapman-Minutello, Hon. Kathie Davidson, Hon. Juanita Bing-Newton and
Barbara Zahler-Gringer, Esq.
Associate Justice 4th Dept. Appellate Division, Hon. Samuel L. Green
Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau,
Presiding Justice Luis Gonzalez and
Hon. Nicholas Figueroa
Chief Judge of the State of New York,
Hon. Jonathan Lippman
Associate Justice Theodore T. Jones,
Hon. Richard B. Lowe III &
Associate Justice Carmen Ciparick
Joyce Y. Hartsfield, Dr. Maria Ramirez and
Hon. Rose H. Sconiers
Justice Ariel E. Belen and
Associate Justice Ciparick
Hon. Richard B. Lowe III, Lester Sconiers, Esq., Associate Justice Sam Green, Associate Justice Theodore T. Jones and Hon. Charles Willis
Linda Chin, Esq., Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, Edna Wells Handy, & Presiding Justice 4th Dept. Appellate Division, Hon. Henry J. Scudder
Hon. Theodore T. Jones & Tony Walters, Director of Workforce Diversity Office
Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan and Dr. Maria Ramirez
Hon. George B. Daniels, US District Court Southern District and Hon. Eduardo Pardo
Dr. Maria Ramirez & Justice Rose H. Soniers
Edna Wells Handy & Hon. Sol Wachtler
Former Commission Members,
Pamela Hayes, Esq. and Bradley Backus, Esq.
Hon. Ariel E. Belen, Hon. Carmen Ciparick, Nadine Johnson, Esq. & Lenore Kramer, Esq.
Hon. Charles Willis, former Administrative Judge for the 7th Judicial District
Hon. Fern Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC, Hon. Judith S. Kaye & Commission Member, Nadine Johnson, Esq.
Hon. Judith S. Kaye and Associate Justice of the 4th Dept, Appellate Division and Chair of the Franklin H. Williams Commission,
Hon. Rose H. Sconiers
Hon. Rose H. Sconiers & Hon. Sol Wachtler
Tony Walters, Barbara Zahler-Gringer, Esq.,
Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan, Hon. George Daniels, Hon. Eduardo Padro, Hon. Nicholas Figueroa, Nadine Johnson, Esq. & Linda Chin, Esq.
Jane Lowe, Hon. Judith S. Kaye &
Commission Member Hon. Richard B. Lowe III
Lori Douglass, Esq. and Commission Members Renee Myatt, Esq. & Lenore Kramer, Esq.
Nadine Johnson, Esq., Hon. Ann Pfau &
Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan