Rose Lehman Stein

Founder & Past President

Rose Lehman Stein graduated from NYU Law School in 1922 and was admitted to the New York bar in 1923. She received an LL.M. from NYU Law School in 1925.  She became the first female president of the New York University Club in 1922, served for three terms as NYWBA’s first President (1934-1938), and she became the first female president of the NYU Law Alumni Association in 1955. At the time of NYWBA’s incorporation, she lived and worked in Manhattan, with offices at 277 Broadway. She was also active with the New York County Lawyers’ Association, serving on the Legal Education and Admission to the Bar Committee and chairing the Revision of the NYS Constitution Committee in the early 1960’s. In the 1970’s, she moved to North Miami Beach, Florida. She passed away in 1985.