(NYLJ/Rick Kopstein)

The Federal Bar Council recognized retired Southern District Magistrate Judge George A. Yanthis (second from left) at its annual Westchester reception on May 21 in White Plains.

Joining Yanthis, from left, Robert Anello, bar council president and partner at Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello; Carly Grant, reception chairwoman; Russell Yankwitt, Westchester committee chair and partner at Yankwitt LLP; and Desmond CB Lyons, incoming Westchester committee chair and partner at Lyons McGovern.