"Convergences: A Meditation on Justice and Madwomen"
2013 Stoneman Honorees:
Patricia J. Williams, recipient of the Miriam M. Netter ’72 Award
Theresa Higgins Snyder ’64, Cosentino, Snyder & Quinn
E. Elizabeth Loewy ’84, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Elder Abuse Unit
Stoneman Special Recognition:
Lisa Frisch, Executive Director, The Legal Project, Capital District Women’s Bar Association
Kate Stoneman Day is held in honor of the Law
School's first female graduate (1898) who was also the first woman
admitted to practice law in New York state.
On March 14, 1994, Albany Law School celebrated its first Kate
Stoneman Day, presenting the "Kate Stoneman Award" to individuals, like
Stoneman, who have demonstrated a commitment to actively seeking change
and expanding opportunities for women.
Honorable Judith S. Kaye, Chief Judge of the State of New York,
delivered the inaugural Kate Stoneman keynote address during Albany Law
School's first Kate Stoneman Day. Other honorees included Helen M. Pratt '28 and Professor Bernard E. Harvith.
The Kate Stoneman Awards are given to
individuals in the legal profession who have demonstrated a commitment
to actively seeking change and expanding opportunities for women.
See the list of the annual recipients.