ALBANY, NY (Dec. 5, 2017) – The Upstate New York personal injury law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP, announced today that attorney Laura Jordan has been appointed to serve as the Chairperson of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Third Judicial District.
Jordan, a partner in the law firm, was appointed to chair the Committee by the Justices of the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department.
The Committee on Character and Fitness is charged with evaluating the character and fitness of applicants for admission to the bar in New York. It consists of practicing attorneys, who are appointed by the Supreme Court.
New York’s Third Judicial District covers the counties of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster.
Jordan’s legal practice at Powers & Santola focuses on serious and catastrophic injury cases, with a particular concentration on medical malpractice, including delayed cancer diagnosis. She has practiced with the firm since 2004.
Jordan previously served as an Appellate Court Attorney with the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department. She is a cum laude graduate of Albany Law School, and has earned numerous honors during her career. For example, she has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America categories of medical malpractice and plaintiff’s personal injury litigation and recognized as among the “Top Ten” by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.
About Powers & Santola, LLP
Founded in 1987, the law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP, assists individuals in Albany, Rochester and throughout New York State who has suffered serious, catastrophic injuries due to the carelessness of others. The firm primarily focuses on medical malpractice, including cases involving the delayed diagnosis of cancer, and construction site accident cases. The firm’s main office is located at 39 North Pearl Street, Suite 6, Albany, NY 12207. Please contact the firm to learn more.