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July 18, 2023

Cassandra Rich Elected President of the Monroe County Bar Association Board of Trustees

Cassandra Rich, special counsel, has been elected president of the Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA) Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2023. Rich previously served a one-year term as the association’s president-elect.

The MCBA is committed to improving the quality and accessibility of justice; promoting respect for and understanding of the law; enhancing professional growth, fulfillment, excellence, collegiality, and diversity among its members; and serving as the voice of the law profession. The MCBA is actively involved with both the New York State Bar and the American Bar Association and is considered one of the premier local bar associations in the country. Throughout its more than 120 years of existence, the MCBA has earned statewide and national recognition as an innovative leader among local voluntary bars.

Rich is also the chair of the MCBA President’s Commission on Anti-Racism and is a member of the Real Estate Section. In 2020, Rich received the MCBA President’s Award for Professionalism. She has conducted several MCBA webinars on a range of topics, including redlining and racial covenants in deeds and contract provisions, and has moderated MCBA discussions.

At Barclay Damon, Rich is a member of the Real Estate and Trusts & Estates Practice Areas. She is also a member of the firm’s Rochester office’s Diversity Leadership Team.

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