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Ever wonder what's going on with your former classmates? Welcome to Class Notes online where you can stay abreast of the latest professional activities and other important milestones in your classmates' lives. Visit often, as we are frequently updating the site, with information compiled from alumni, including news published in local and national media.

Ory Apelboim joined Blank Rome’s matrimonial and family law group as an associate in the firm’s New York office. He concentrates his practice in all aspects of matrimonial and family law matters, including divorce, property distribution, child custody, and spousal and child support. He was previously an associate at Stein Riso Mantel McDonough, LLP. (6/16/2017)

Maxine S. Broderick was appointed Hempstead (NY) Village Justice, presiding over civil and misdemeanor criminal matters under the jurisdiction of the Court. Judge Broderick is the immediate past president of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association and sits on the board of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. (3/1/2017)

Naomi D. Johnson joined Bullard Law, based in Portland, Oregon, as an associate. She focuses her practice on employment law, employment litigation, and employee and supervisory training. She was previously an associate at Ball Janik LLP. (6/16/2017)

Joshua Kopelowitz, a member of Rosenberg & Estis, P.C., was recently appointed to the Board of Zoning Appeals for the Village of Roslyn Harbor. He looks forward to working with his fellow neighbors toward the betterment of the community. (9/5/2017)

Deirdre M. W. Lok was awarded the GC Impact Award by New York Law Journal, in recognition of her accomplishments as assistant director and general counsel of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. Lok also serves as an adjunct professor and runs the elder rights clinic at Brooklyn Law School. (11/22/2017)

Winston Paes, former chief of the business and securities fraud section at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, joined Debevoise & Plimpton’s New York office as counsel in the white collar and regulatory defense group. As a federal prosecutor, Paes worked on several notable cases relating to securities and accounting frauds, foreign bribery matters, insider trading, and Ponzi and kickback schemes. (6/1/2017)

Paul J. Proulx joined carter Ledyard & Milburn as a partner in the firm’s real estate department. He focuses his practice on land use, zoning, and development matters, as well as general real estate transactions. He was previously senior counsel at Holland & Knight LLP. (6/1/2017)

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