Supreme court justice Sonya Sotomayor to speak at City College

Cyril Josh Barker | 10/24/2013, 5:29 p.m.

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic to serve on the United States Supreme Court, will participate in a conversation about her memoir, “My Beloved World,” on Monday, Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Great Hall at Shepard Hall, on the City College of New York campus. The event is part of the Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture series.

Following the conversation, Sotomayor will answer questions about “My Beloved World” from members of the audience. Presigned copies of the book will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public.

Sotomayor served as assistant district attorney in the New York county district attorney’s office between 1979 and 1984. She then litigated international commercial commerce matters in New York City at Pavia & Harcourt, where she served as an associate and then a partner from 1984 to 1992.