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Susan Mauro takes over as President of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

June 27, 2022 Robert Abruzzese, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association installed its new president, Susan Mauro, during a ceremony that was held at the Brooklyn Bar Association building on Tuesday, June 14.

Mauro, who is taking over for Madeline Kirton, was installed by past president Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix, the current NYC Corporation Counsel, who formerly sat on the bench at the Appellate Division, Second Department. Dean Delianites served as the master of ceremonies for the event.

Mauro is a partner at Ahmuty Demers & McManus where she is one of the firm’s senior litigators who works in the trial court and appellate levels. A St. John’s University and New York Law School graduate, Mauro started out working for Zawacki, Everett, Gray & McLaughlin until 2006 when she went to Abrams Fensterman, where she worked for over 13 years.

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From left: Victoria Serigano, Raquel Miranda, Danielle Ciraola, Jovia Radix, and Angelicque Moreno.

While Mauro has become known as a litigator, she got her start as a paralegal specialist in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York prior to law school. There she assisted in prosecuting major drug cartel cases in the criminal division’s narcotic’s unit. She also has experience working as in-house and outside counsel for various insurance companies.

Mauro was installed alongside the new and reappointed officers, including Victoria Serigano, Raquel Miranda, Danielle Ciraola, Jovia Radix, and Angelicque Moreno. The directors, and the delegates for the Women’s Bar Association for the State of New Yorki, were also installed during the ceremony.

Robert Abruzzese is the former Legal Editor of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Director of Member Services at the Brooklyn Bar Association. Now as a legal columnist for the Eagle, Abruzzese writes about the BBA and the local legal community. You can reach him via email at [email protected]

Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix performs the installation ceremony for Joy Thompson (left) and the other BWBA directors.
From left: Betsey Jean-Jacques, Hon. Genine Edwards, Helene Blank, Hon. Heela Capell, Barbara Grcevic, Hon. Sylvia Hinds-Radix, and Deborah Johnson.
From left: Immediate Past President Madeline Kirton, Hon. Connie Mallafre-Melendez, Lisa Michael, Marea Wachsman, and Hon. Lillian Wan.
Susan Mauro (left) and Hon. Genine Edwards (center) present Madeline Kirton with an award commemorating her service to the BWBA as president.
Susan Mauro and Dean Delianites.
Hon. Lisa Lewis (left) and Hon. Lillian Wan.

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