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Brooklyn attorney becomes president of NYS Women’s Bar Association

May 18, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Andrea F. Composto was installed as the president of the WBASNY for the 2015-16 year. Photo courtesy of Composto & Composto
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Andrea F. Composto, Esq., of the Law Offices of Composto & Composto in Brooklyn, was installed as the 33rd President of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) at its Annual Convention which was held on May 16 at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing.

“I am humbled and honored to be installed as the president of WBASNY for the 2015-16 year,” Composto said. “WBASNY is filled with over 4,100 leaders; women and men who fight for our clients and are motivated by what is just and fair for women in society. Our legal community and our legislature look to us for guidance through our experience and our knowledge of the laws that impact women and children, and I will strive every day to lead WBASNY into another successful year of advancing our mission.”

A graduate of Albany Law School (Class of 2002), Andrea was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2003 and to the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern districts of the Federal Court.  In 2006, Andrea was admitted to the United States Supreme Court.  In addition to her work on the state level, Andrea is a member of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association and the Rockland County Women’s Bar Association — two of the 18 chapters under WBASNY.  She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Rockland County Bar Association.

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WBASNY is one of three statewide bar associations whose sole mission is to promote the advancement of the status of women in society and of women in the legal profession and to promote the fair and equal administration of and access to justice. This year marks the 35th anniversary of its founding.

Andrea F. Composto, Esq. is a partner at the Law Offices of Composto & Composto together with her father, Frank A. Composto, Esq.  The firm was founded in 1932 by Andrea’s grandfather, the late Hon. Frank Composto, making Andrea the third generation of members at the firm.  The Law Offices of Composto & Composto is a General Practice Law Firm located in Brooklyn Heights, concentrating in all areas of Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Commercial Law, Contracts, Real Estate, Wills and Probate Administration. The Law Offices of Composto & Composto is a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

 


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