By Jessica Dye
NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Glenn Lau-Kee, a lawyer whose
family firm is a mainstay of Manhattan's Chinatown community,
will become president of the New York State Bar Association in
2014, the association said in a statement on Friday.
Lau-Kee will begin a one-year term as president-elect in
June, when the current president-elect, Nixon Peabody partner
David Schraver, succeeds president Seymour James.
Lau-Kee is a partner at Kee & Lau-Kee, which his father
Norman Lau Kee founded in 1956, according to the association.
A graduate of Yale College and Boston University School of
Law, Lau-Kee joined his father's firm in 1977, after working as
an associate at the now defunct Coudert Brothers. He has been a
member of the state bar association for 13 years and currently
serves as a member-at-large on the executive committee and
co-chairs the group's membership committee.
Lau-Kee was one of several officers elected by the New York
State Bar Association's House of Delegates during is annual
meeting this week in New York City.
David Miranda was elected to a fourth one-year term as the
association's secretary. He is a partner at Heslin Rothenberg
Farley and Mesiti in Albany, where he works as a trial attorney
in the firm's intellectual property law practice.
Sharon Stern Gerstman was elected treasurer of the
association. She is of counsel at Magavern Magavern Grimm in
Buffalo, where she focuses on mediation and arbitration and
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