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  • Networking with peers - collegiality with fellow attorneys, in-house counsel, judges and other Bar groups
  • Reduced-price CLE seminars versus pricing for non-members.
  • Social outings, including two annual golf tournaments*, banquet dinners and conferences with Judges,* and an annual New York Yankees game event (*all as allowed given COVID circumstances)
  • "The Defendant" journal, consisting of professional articles in fields of practice important to membership
  • Active Young Lawyers' Committee
  • Active Amicus Committee
  • The opportunity of committee participation

In addition to individual memberships, there are group memberships in which all of a law firm's attorneys are deemed individual members.  Group membership cost is $750 for firms of 20 attorneys or less, and $1,000 for firms larger than 20 attorneys;  please contact Connie McClenin ( or 212-313-3657) to submit an application (DANYMembershipApplication.doc) and to arrange payment. 

For individuals, please choose a membership level from the selection below, and join DANY online now or submit the hard copy application linked above.  As indicated below, membership is free for any attorneys admitted less than two years or whose primary office is north or west of Westchester county.  

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Defense Association of New York
Bowling Green Station, P.O. Box 950, New York, NY 10274-0950

Phone: 212-313-3657

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