Day of the Endangered Lawyer: Spotlight on Colombia

New York City Bar
Webcast
Day of the Endangered Lawyer:  Spotlight on Colombia
Monday, January 24, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Program Fee:
Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members

Please Note: A final confirmation containing the Zoom link and Access Code to join the event will be sent to ALL registrants 2 hours prior to the start of the event. 

Description:
The Day of the Endangered Lawyer is an annual event which examines the harassment and attacks used to actively suppress lawyers from representing clients.  This year the Day of the Endangered Lawyer examines the violence and harassment faced by judges, lawyers and human rights defenders in Colombia. The panel will highlight and discuss the state of current events in Colombia.

Introduction:
Jaime Chavez Alor, Latin America Policy Director, Vance Center

Moderator:

Jessenia Vazcones-Yagual
, Co-Chair, Task Force on the Independence of Lawyers and Judges

Speakers:
Magistrate Antonio Suarez Nino, Magistrate, VP of the Fondo de Solidaridad con los Jueces Colombianos, FASOL
Magistrate Nattan Nisimblat Murillo, Magistrate of the Superior Tribunal of the Judicial District of Antioquia

Sponsoring Committees:
Task Force on the Independence of Lawyers and Judges, Jessenia Vazcones-Yagual & Christopher Pioch, Co-Chairs
Inter-American Affairs, Michael A. Fernandez, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Organization:

Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, Alexander Papachristou, Executive Director

Sponsored by:
Clyde & Co
Wilson William, LLC 


Where
Online Event

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