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Dominican Bar Association congratulates judge Rolando T. Acosta

R. Acosta

New York, NY (May 23) – The Dominican Bar Association would like to extend congratulations to one of the founding members of The DBA, The Honorable Rolando T. Acosta, on his appointment by Governor Cuomo as Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department.

“Judge Acosta is a pillar of our legal community and we are thrilled to witness Judge Acosta achieve another first in his professional career.  We applaud Governor Cuomo on this appointment and congratulate all the Justices that were elevated to the four Appellate Departments.”  Vianny M. Pichardo, President of The Dominican Bar Association.  For more information, please visit the Governor’s website.

Celebrating Dominican Judges

The DBA is committed to supporting Latinos in the legal profession and promoting diversity in the judiciary. This February, in commemoration of Dominican Heritage Month, the DBA proudly hosted an evening panel and reception celebrating the Dominican Judiciary. Opening remarks were provided by Judge Acosta and Judge Mendez.



Vianny M. Pichardo, President

Miguelina Camilo, President-Elect

Edda Santiago, Treasurer

Carla Taveras, Recording Secretary

Jaclyn Quiles, Corresponding Secretary

Directors: Maria Felix, Patria Frias-Colón, Elsa Hampton, Queenie Paniagua, Renton Persaud, Jaclyn Quiles, Glenys Rosario, Walsy K. Saez Aguirre, Edda Santiago, Shantal Sparks, Carla Taveras.

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