Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC May 2019 E-Newsletter
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John Christopher Appointed to NYSBA Executive Committee, Joins The New York Bar Foundation Board of Directors

John Christopher has been appointed as a member of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Executive Committee and has also joined the Board of Directors of The New York Bar Foundation.

Mr. Christopher concentrates his practice in the areas of zoning and land use planning, real property, municipal and legislative law. He is an active member of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the NYSBA, having previously served as chair of the section, and having served on the section’s executive committee in various capacities since 2011. Most recently, Mr. Christopher served as co-chair of the YLS’ 10th annual Trial Academy Program, held from April 3-7 at Cornell Law School in Ithaca. Mr. Christopher also serves on the executive committee of the Real Property Law Section, is a member of the NYSBA Committee on Cannabis Law and will begin a term as a member of the NYSBA Executive Committee on June 1, 2019.

Recently, Mr. Christopher was elected to serve as a director of The New York Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors, where his term will begin on June 1, 2019. Mr. Christopher will serve as one of 25 directors, consisting of distinguished lawyers from across the state of New York, who are charged with the management of the Foundation. Mr. Christopher has been a fellow of the Foundation since 2017.

“I am very honored to be part of both the New York State Bar Association’s Executive Committee and The New York Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors,” Mr. Christopher said. “I wish to thank my colleagues in both legal organizations for recognizing my achievements and I am looking forward to proudly joining them in serving the legal community and the public at large.”

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