Armenian Bar Association Elects New Executive Board

NEW YORK–At the Annual Meeting of the Armenian Bar Association held in May in New York City, the Board of Directors named Sonya Nersessian, of Weston, Massachusetts as Chairperson for the 2008-2009 year. Ms. Nersessian, an attorney who concentrates her practice in estate planning, and trust and estate administration, is joined on the Executive Board by Edvin Minassian, of Glendale, California, as Vice Chair, Sara Bedirian, of Beverly Hills, California, as Treasurer, Christine Engustian, of East Providence, Rhode Island, as Secretary, and Frank V. Zerunyan, of Rolling Hills Estates, California, as Ex-Officio Officer.

Also elected to fill Board positions are Armen Hovannisian, of Sherman Oaks, California, Garo Ghazarian, of Encino, California, Gary Moomjian, of Jericho, New York, and Martha Mensoian, of New York City, New York.

Nearly twenty years old, the Armenian Bar Association is the world’s largest non-profit bar association for attorneys of Armenian descent. Its members include State Supreme Court Justices, District Court Judges, judicial officers and attorneys in every area of practice and concentration.

For more information about the organization, visit the ArmenBar website at


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