On Friday, June 6, the Westchester Columbian Lawyers hosted its thirtieth annual Dinner Dance at the Fountainhead in New Rochelle. John Pappalardo, managing partner of the Pappalardo & Pappalardo, is vice-president of the Westchester Columbian Lawyers and emceed the event.
The Honorable Richard J. Daronco Distinguished Service award was presented to the Hon. Susan Cacace of the Westchester County Court at this year’s dinner. Judge Cacace was elected to the Westchester County Court in 2006 and was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2008. Judge Cacace received her law degree from Pace University School of Law prior to working as an Assistant District Attorney with the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. She was also a partner at Dibbini & Cacace before taking a seat on the bench. Judge Cacace’s has served the bar as the president of the Yonkers Lawyers Association, a director and member of the Columbian Lawyers Association, and as member of various other organizations and scholarship funds.
The Westchester Columbian Lawyers’ annual dinner draws many members of the bar, various bar organizations, and members of the judiciary, as well as business people. The event is great fun with a delicious cocktail hour and a sit-down dinner. The event also featured a lively dance floor and speeches from many distinguished members of the bar, including the night’s honoree, the Hon. Susan Cacace.
We look forward to seeing you at next year’s Dinner Dance.