November 16, 2016
KALAGNY Congratulates Justice Doris Ling-Cohan on Becoming Re-Elected to the New York Supreme Court
Congratulations to Justice Doris Ling-Cohan on becoming re-elected to sit on the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Justice Ling-Cohan is currently sitting in the the Appellate Term, First Department. She was first elected to sit on the Supreme Court of the State of New York in 2002. Previously, Justice Ling-Cohan was elected to sit on the Civil Court of the City of New York in 1995. Her previous legal positions include ones for various public and non-profit entities, including the New York City Department for the Aging, the Bureau of Consumer Frauds, the New York State Department of Law, and Bedford Stuyvesant Community Legal Services.
Justice Ling-Cohan is currently President of the National Asian Pacific American Judicial Council and of the National Asian Pacific American Judicial Council. She also sits on The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities. She is an active contributor of and holds leadership roles in a variety of other legal organizations, including KALAGNY. Justice Ling-Cohan is also a founding board member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY).
Bridgette Y. Ahn, the President of KALAGNY stated that "I am very proud to have Justice Doris Ling-Cohan as an active member of KALAGNY. I am even more excited that we will have the opportunity to witness such an important trailblazer continue building onto her legacy, in the years ahead." In turn, Justice Ling-Cohan thanked KALAGNY stating the following, "I thank KALAGNY and its leaders, Bridgette Y. Ahn (President of KALAGNY), Eve Guillergan (Board Member of KALAGNY), and Shannon Chang, who supported me and worked behind the scenes to ensure judicial independence during my re-election." For more information or to learn about KALAGNY's advocacy efforts pertaining to judicial independence and the Justice, click here.