On Dec. 19, a 1,097-page “simplified tax code” was passed by both the House and Senate and signed into law on Dec. 22. The bill went into effect Jan. 1, with paycheck withholding changes likely starting in February. This article ...Read More »
My presidential duties over the past several weeks have included delivering the keynote address at the 2017 Monroe County Elder Law Fair, welcoming the new dean of the University of Buffalo Law School, Aviva Abramovsky, at a reception co-hosted by MCBA and UB Law School’s Rochester alumni group, and giving some brief remarks at the annual memorial service for attorneys who passed away during the past year.Read More »
With the proliferation and technological advances of cellular phones, the role of these devices in the workplace has evolved at a rapid pace. While five years ago it was common for employers to provide employees with a “work phone,” now ...Read More »
This November, New York voters have the opportunity to call for a constitutional convention to modernize the outmoded document that forms the basis of our state government. It is an opportunity we should not squander. New York’s Constitution is broken. ...
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For lawyers, there is a new language in town, coming to you from your iPhone courtesy of millennials: Japanese picture art and the desire for ever more cryptic expression for all. Emoticons and their more expressive cousins — emojis — ...Read More »
On Sept. 25, the three local bar associations — The Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), The Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) and The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) — hosted a CLE program titled “Diversity, Inclusion and Retention: ...Read More »