The Bar Association of Erie County (BAEC) is a professional organization with more than 3,600 member lawyers, judges, law students, legal administrators and paralegals. The BAEC is the largest bar association outside the metropolitan New York City area and each year conducts various programs and services for legal community and the community at large. Members of the BAEC work to improve the profession, the community in which they live and the administration of justice.
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Federal Public Defender Marianne Mariano was sworn in as our 112th President at the 131st annual meeting on June 8, 2018. Bar Association members have elected Bridget M. O’Connell as Vice President.
Michelle Parker is now Treasurer and members elected Craig R. Bucki as Deputy Treasurer. Lauren E. Breen, Reetuparna (Reena) Dutta, Elizabeth A. Kraengel and Michael L. McCabe were elected to serve three-year terms on the Board of Directors. LeRoi Johnson and J. Patrick Lennon were elected to serve on the Nominating Committee.
Congratulations and thanks to all who participated in this important process by running for office, voting and serving on the Nominating Committee!