Baum Appointed to Advisory Committee for Children’s Lawyers


Professor Jennifer Baum has been appointed by the Hon. Hector D. Lasalle, Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, to the Attorneys for Children/Assigned Counsel Advisory Committee for the Second, Eleventh, and Thirteenth Judicial Districts. In this capacity, Professor Baum will work to safeguard children’s rights to effective assistance of counsel by advising the Second Department on appointments and reappointments to the AFC/Assigned Counsel Panel for Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, and reviewing appeals litigated by Panel attorneys.