SIDEBAR: President of the Columbian Lawyers Association RoseAnn C. Branda
RoseAnn C. Branda is a Brooklyn-born attorney who graduated from Fontbonne Hall Academy in Bay Ridge before she went to Wagner College and eventually Brooklyn Law School. She has practiced law for more than 30 years with a focus on family and matrimonial law as a partner in the law firm Caruso, Caruso & Branda, P.C.
Branda is very active in the local legal community. She is the former president of the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) and the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association and is the current president of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn. She is also an active member of the State Bar Association and the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association.
Currently she chairs the New York State Bar Association Committee on Attorney Professionalism, serves on the State Bar Executive Committee for the Family Law Section as a representative of the Second District and is the chair of the Family Law Section of the BBA. In 2010 she received the BBA’s annual award and was the 2006 recipient of the BBA’s Distinguished Service Award.