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August 2017 , Page 14 

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NACDL News: Rick Jones Sworn in as 2017-18 NACDL President

By Ivan J. Dominguez, Ezra Dunkle-Polier, and Alexandra Funk

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The Honorable Rowan D. Wilson administers the oath of office to Rick Jones.

New York City attorney Rick Jones was sworn in as president of NACDL at the Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, on July 29. The oath of office was administered by the Honorable Rowan D. Wilson, associate judge of the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court of the state of New York. Jones has served two terms on NACDL’s Board of Directors and one year as Parliamentarian. He previously served as NACDL’s President-Elect, First Vice President, Second Vice President, and Secretary.

Jones is the Executive Director and a founding member of the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem (NDS). NDS has gained national and international recognition for its innovative, holistic, community-based approach to public defense. NDS combines criminal defense work with the services of civil, family, and immigration attorneys, social workers, advocates, investigators,

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