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Judge Fern A. Fisher, Director of NYS Court Access to Justice Program and Deputy Chief Administrative Judge of NYC Courts

Hon. Fern A. Fisher
Director, NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
Deputy Chief Administrative Judge, NYC Courts

Rochelle Klempner, Esq.
Chief Counsel

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