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Author Archives: Christine G. Adamo

Lawyers learn from pro bono service

Seventy percent of business leaders responding to Dykema Gossett PLLC’s 12th Annual M&A Outlook Survey say they would be involved in an acquisition in the next year, 43 percent in a joint venture and 48 percent in a sale. (ThinkStock)

Pro bono service becomes an essential part of a lawyer’s practice as soon as the proverbial shingle is hung. Attorneys, non-attorney staff (e.g., paralegals) and others in a firm routinely take up the cause. According to data compiled by Nixon ...

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Danielle Ponder takes it to the stage

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Danielle Ponder is sure her clients’ stories have influenced her songwriting. “Soul music is something you feel,” Ponder has said. “It gives you goosebumps.” The lawyer/singer/songwriter has a following that spans the globe. If you have seen her perform live ...

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Forsyth takes over as MCBA Foundation president

Here? Meet there. Getting from A to B is merely a day’s work for Scott A. Forsyth, Esq. The attorney was sworn in as board president of the Foundation of Monroe County Bar on June 14 and officially launched his ...

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Foreclosures still slow

The foreclosure process across New York state continues to experience delays, and the question is whether multiple factors are to blame. A search of Monroe County Clerk’s Office records returned 1,927 notices of pendency related to mortgage ...

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