VLS Alumna Kathleen M. Sweet '90 Inaugurated as the 106th President of the Erie County Bar Association in New York
On June 8, 2012, Kathleen M. Sweet, J.D., '90
, was sworn in as the 106th president of the Erie County Bar Association at its 125th annual meeting. Sweet was elected by the Association’s membership in 2011 and has served the past year as vice president / president-elect. She has been a member of the Erie County Bar Association’s Board of Directors from 2007 to 2010.
Sweet is a Partner at Gibson, McAskill & Crosby in Buffalo, NY, representing physicians and other health care providers in malpractice litigation and professional discipline matters. Matriculating from Boston College, where she was honored as the Big East Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year, she attended Villanova University Law School and earned her J.D. in 1990.
As a former confidential law assistant at the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, Sweet received the M. Dolores Denman Lady Justice Award for lifetime achievement from the local chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York. She serves as a certified mediator for the U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, and is a former adjunct faculty member at SUNY Buffalo Law School.