BROOKLYN, December 12, 2018 — Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) is pleased to announce the election of Michele Mirman to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at today’s Conservancy December 12 Board Meeting.
“We are honored to welcome Michele Mirman today,” said Mark Baker, Conservancy Board Chairman. “With her impressive legal career, and as a longtime advocate for the Conservancy and the Brooklyn community, she will be a significant addition to the Board of Directors.”
Michele S. Mirman has been an active member of the New York State Bar for over 40 years. Ms. Mirman is the President Elect of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (2018-2019) and the immediate Past President of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (2017-2018). She has been named a Super Lawyer, holds Lifetime Achievement Membership to America’s Top 100 Attorneys, and was recently named one of the 100 Power Women of New York City and State.
Ms. Mirman is the founder and senior partner of Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C., a 30 person firm, which represents the victims of accidents, medical malpractice, and construction accidents in the New York State and Federal Courts.
Ms. Mirman is committed to making a difference in her community. In addition to her commitment to the Conservancy, she is also a member of Allinbklyn, a community of women which makes grants to organizations that strengthen Brooklyn. She is a supporter of the Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, Making Headway Foundation, and a Trustee of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum of New York. With the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, she spearheaded the drive to raise money for the Safe Homes Project of Brooklyn. She has served on the Democratic Judicial Screening Committee for Brooklyn and the judiciary committee for the New York State Women’s Bar Association.
A true daughter of Brooklyn, Ms. Mirman was born in East Flatbush, graduated from James Madison High School (Class of ’70), and makes her home in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. She supported her husband Paul through his final illness with multiple sclerosis and has two children, Matthew and Phoebe.
“I am deeply honored to be selected by the Directors of the Conservancy to join the Board in its amazing work on behalf of Brooklyn Bridge Park and thrilled to become part of this incredible undertaking which has completely changed the Brooklyn waterfront into a world-class destination. Having grown up and lived in Brooklyn virtually all my life, I know first-hand what an enormous difference the park has made in our lives here in Brooklyn.”