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Court Calendars for August 27, 2019

City Court HON. MAIJA C. DIXON Landlord/Tenant 9:30 a.m. 1—Paul Le Roc 3 LLC v Emma Turner, 782 Norton St – Timothy L Alexson 2—Paul Le Roc 2 LLC v Lachelle Letman, 90 Warner St – Timothy L Alexson 3—Andrews ...

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Morelle announces $33 million rise in funding for opioid epidemic

U.S. Rep. Joe Morelle, D-Rochester,  has announced a $33 million rise in funding for tackling the opioid epidemic, totaling $501 million in grants toward recovery facilities, state support and local jurisdictions. The funding was included in the 2019-20 Consolidation Appropriations ...

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MCBA New Admittee Night

The Young Lawyers Section of the Monroe County Bar Association hosted a New Admittee Night at Radio Social with bowling and munchies. Pictured from left to right are: Mike Ansaldi, Mike Geraci, Mike Dollinger, Greg Fassler, and Jessica Clemente, the incoming ...

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Foreclosure proceedings underway on Ramada airport hotel

With an unpaid balance of more than $6 million on a mortgage and loan, the Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Rochester Airport hotel is in foreclosure and a receiver has been appointed, according to court papers filed in state Supreme Court ...

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Attorneys sworn in at Eastman Theatre

About 180 new attorneys were sworn in Wednesday during a 40-minute ceremony in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. The event was attended by the justices of the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth Department. The new attorneys were sworn ...

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Advocate’s View: Predicting success in protecting trade secrets –an analysis of four factors

Once of the benefits of being a business litigator is hindsight. We are presented with a problem, quite often in need of urgent attention, caused by someone else’s decision-making or draftsmanship. Unlike other types of litigation, success is often measured ...

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Charges dropped over improper traffic stop

An appeals court has upheld a judge’s decision to dismiss a weapon charge against a defendant because of an improper search. In January, state Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller granted a motion to suppress evidence in the case of ...

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Court Calendars for July 27, 2018

Supreme Court Special Term HON. RICHARD A. DOLLINGER July 27 9:30 a.m. 1—Kunz v Kunz – Mark Chauvin Bezinque – Davidson Fink – Gregory J Mott 2—Spaker v Spaker – Nathan a Vanloon – Inclima Law Firm PLLC City Court ...

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White Collar Corner: New York Attorney General’s investigative powers under Executive Law § 63(12) are broad

The Legislature handed the New York Attorney General a powerful tool when it enacted Executive Law Section 63(12) to investigate civil fraud. Section 63(12) authorizes the Attorney General to investigate fraudulent or illegal acts and to commence summary proceedings to ...

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MCBA President’s Message: Women attorneys are continuing the conversation on equality

One of the most satisfying aspects of being president of the MCBA is the opportunity to recognize, encourage and promote attorneys whose voices are underrepresented in our legal community and the MCBA. Last month, I wrote about some of our ...

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