Admirers of Seymour James Jr., who became president of the New York State Bar Association on Friday, say his soft-spokenness belies an ability to command attention. Only the second attorney from the not-for-profit bar to head the state bar, James said he will focus on issues of importance to the defense bar during his one-year term.
Veteran Defense Attorney Takes Helm at N.Y. State Bar
New York Law Journal
June 5, 2012