- Fall 1975
Carol Bellamy was elected to the New York State Senate as a Democrat in the 1972 general election to represent Brooklyn's 23rd Senatorial District. In 1974, Senator Bellamy was successful in her re-election bid. Between 1968 and 1971, Ms. Bellamy was an associate in corporate law with the firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore in New York City. She then was Assistant Commissioner in the City's Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services. Senator Bellamy also served as Co-Director of the Council of New York Law Associates, a public interest law organization. She is presently Chair of the Special Committee on Sex and law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and a member of the Board of Directors of National SANE and the Citizens Inquiry on Parole and Criminal Justice.