Miranda elected State Bar Association prez

David P. Miranda

VOORHEESVILLE — This week, David P. Miranda of Voorheesville was named president-elect of the New York State Bar Association, of which he has been a member for 24 years.
He graduated from Albany Law School in 1988 after attending the State University of New York at Buffalo.

“I’m the first lawyer in my family,” Miranda said. “I was always interested in government and public policy.”

Currently, Miranda is a partner at Heslin Rothenberg Farley and Mesiti, a firm that specializes in intellectual property law. Miranda has been active in the NYSBA since joining, and has previously acted as chair of the Electronic Communications Committee and the Young Lawyers Section. The association has 75,000 members.

He is a trial attorney whose practice includes trademark, copyright, trade secret, false advertising, patent infringement, and Internet issues.

“I like being in court, I like being an advocate,” he said.

Miranda will begin his term as president-elect on June 1, 2014, and as president on June 1, 2015.

“It means a lot to me to be able to lead an organization that does a lot for lawyers,” he said, “and for the state of New York.”

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