Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Covering courts and the legal community in western New York.

Cellino v. Barnes heats up

Lawyers for the iconic Buffalo-based personal injury law firm Cellino & Barnes are scheduled to be in court Thursday afternoon to argue a motion from partner Stephen E. Barnes seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent either side “from engaging ...

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Law students meet the judges

Six judges offered advice to about 50 law students Wednesday at the Meet the Judges program of the Monroe County Bar Association. The panel featured (left to right): state Supreme Court Justice Stephen K. Lindley, associate justice of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department; state Supreme Court Justice Craig. J. Doran, administrative judge for the Seventh Judicial District; Monroe County Court Judge Vincent M. Dinolfo; Rochester City Court Judge Maija C. Dixon; Monroe County Family Court Judge Joan S. Kohout; and U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

A group of about 50 law students got a treasure trove of free career advice from a half-dozen experienced judges representing all levels of courts at the Monroe County Bar Association’s annual meet the judges session Wednesday. “I would encourage ...

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