2019 Midyear Meeting and Rising Stars Awards Dinner
October 18 @ 3:00 pm - October 19 @ 10:00 pm
We welcome you to our Midyear Meeting and Celebration of our Rising Stars October 18-19, 2019, in New York. The Midyear Meeting is a dynamic weekend event full of CLE programming, networking opportunities, fellowship gatherings and a spectacular night at the Princeton Club!
A limited number of reduced-rate rooms has been reserved at The Royalton New York and The Princeton Club. Mention the Armenian Bar at reservations.
Please note that on October 1, 2019, all prices for members will increase by $50 and for non-members by $100.
Midyear Meeting Schedule of Events
Friday, October 18, 2019
4:00 pm – Meeting of the Board of Governors
7:00 pm – Welcome Reception
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Location: Princeton Club of New York – 15 W 43rd St., New York, NY
8:30 am – Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – Business Meeting
10:00 am – Employment and Labor Law – CLE
Panelists: Armen McOmber, Esq. (McOmber & McOmber), Maral Kazanjian, Esq. (The We Company), and John Shahdanian, Esq. (Chasan Lamparello)
Moderator: Scott Ohnegian, Esq. (Riker Danzig)
11:00 am – Break
11:15 am – International Law and Arbitration – CLE
Panelists: Grant Hanessian, Esq. (Baker McKenzie), Harout Samra, Esq. (DLA Piper), and Levon Golendukhin (Dentons)
Moderator: Denise Darmanian, Esq. (Gallo & Darmanian).
12:30 pm – Luncheon Keynote Speaker featuring the award-winning author, lawyer, and journalist, Michael Bobelian.
6:00 pm – 20 Under 40 Rising Stars – Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm – 20 Under 40 Rising Stars – Awards Dinner
Congratulations to the Rising Stars Award Recipients:
Lana Akopyan, New York
Liz Al-Dajani, Chicago
Silvia Babikian Pacia, New York
Alex Hrag Bastian, San Francisco
Aram Gavoor, Washington, DC
Steve Gokberk, New York
Allen Haroutounian, Los Angeles
Irina Hovhannisyan, New York
Alexandra Kazarian, Los Angeles
Aram Kerkonian, Montreal
Mariam Kuregyan, Los Angeles
Malvina Mardirosyan, New York
Yelena Nersesyan, New York
Paul Der Ohannesian, New York
Vicky Ourfalian, Los Angeles
Tigran Palyan, Los Angeles
Harout Samra, Miami
Vartges Saroyan, New York
Karen Tonoyan, New York
Kristapor Vartanian, Los Angeles
The “Rising Stars” were chosen from a large and impressive pool of candidates across the United States and Canada.