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In January 2017, Amistad immediate past president Maxine S. Broderick was appointed Hempstead Village Justice and is seeking election to a 4-year term on March 21, 2017.
The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission highlight's Amistad's co-sponsorship of the "How to Become a Judge" Program held on September 28, 2016 and Amistad's 20th Anniversary Barrister's Ball.
Amistad president Maxine S. Broderick was appointed as the chairperson of the Nassau County Bar Association's General/Solo/Small practice committee by NCBA president Martha Krisel in June, 2016.
Cherice Vanderhall, past president, is receiving the Legal Award at the Hempstead NAACP's luncheon on April 30, 2016.