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Jul 25, 2017

The Glennon Law Firm Cleans Up Roads in Pittsford

The Glennon Law Firm PC recently helped clean up Tobey and Stone Roads in Pittsford, as part of Monroe County’s Adopt-a-Highway program. Attorneys and staff from the firm picked up trash and debris along a four-mile stretch of the roads. The firm plans to hold clean-up days about three times per year.

Jul 17, 2017

Tully Rinckey shows its pride

Tully Rinckey PLLC took part in this year’s Rochester Pride Parade, which took place Saturday, July 15. The group included, attorney Christine Redfield, Rochester office Managing Partner Peter Pullano, and Pullano’s wife, Alex Pullano.

Jun 23, 2017

MCBA installs officers, honors members

The Monroe County Bar Association on Thursday installed new officers, recognized longtime members and honored several award recipients at the organization’s annual dinner at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. About 300 people attended the event where Jill Cicero was sworn in as the organization’s new president, along with the members of the board. Bar Association Foundation […]

Jun 20, 2017

Six attorneys honored for work representing children

This year’s Michael F. Dillon Attorneys for Children Awards were presented Tuesday morning at the M. Dolores Denman Courthouse by Fourth Department Presiding Justice Gerald J. Whalen. The recipients from the three judicial districts in the Fourth Department are: Fifth Judicial District: Darlene M. O’Kane, Onondaga County; Mark P. Malak, Oneida County. Seventh Judicial District: […]

Jun 19, 2017

Sheila Gaddis receives Bridge Builder Award

The Rochester Black Bar Association continues to demonstrate its dedication to building bridges and breaking down barriers in the community. The Bridge Builder Award, now in its seventh year, was presented to Sheila A. Gaddis on Thursday at a “Bridges to Success” networking event held at the First Federal Plaza. RBBA President Duwaine Bascoe (Woods […]

May 30, 2017

GRAWA celebrates new board

Jodie L. Ryan (McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP) was sworn in as the 35th president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys on May 25 as Pamela  Reynolds (Littler Mendelson PC) transitions to immediate past president. U.S. District Court (WDNY) Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford officiated as the entire 2017-2018 GRAWA board took the […]

May 19, 2017

YLS celebrates success of teen court, raises funds via auction

The Arbor Loft at 17 Pitkin St. was a new venue for the MCBA Young Lawyers Section Silent Auction, but it featured many of the familiar auction packages such as golf outings, dog grooming, restaurant and shopping cards, and museum packages. A last-minute auction addition — a large framed, signed photo of Mickey Mantle — […]

May 9, 2017

Lawyers, students team up on garden

On April 27, The Monroe County Bar Association’s Lawyers for Learning committee held a kick-off event for School 29’s first community garden. In cooperation with the Cornell Cooperative, Foodlink and the local Rotary Club and its volunteers, the volunteers built and lined raised garden beds and filled them with a compost and soil mixture in […]

May 2, 2017

The Monroe County Bar Association’s Law Day luncheon was held Tuesday at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center


May 1, 2017

Barclay Damon’s Women’s Forum held at Perkins Mansion

The AAUW/Perkins Mansion at 494 East Ave. offered mansion tours last week as women from across the community gathered for this year’s Women’s Forum hosted by the Rochester office of Barclay Damon. The 1906-built home is a modified English Tudor, originally owned by Elizabeth Perkins. It was donated to the American Association of University Women […]

Apr 26, 2017

Young Lawyers host Newly Admitted Attorney Reception

The Monroe County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section hosted the Newly Admitted Attorney Reception during a Red Wings game at Frontier Field Tuesday evening. About 75 people turned out for food and drinks. Rochester beat the Gwinnett Braves 5 -4. Left to right: Justin Vigdor, Louise Vigdor, Brian Hetherington, and Bryan D. Hetherington, chief counsel, Empire Justice Center. Left to [...]

Mar 31, 2017

Teen documentary on racism sparks discussion among attorneys

Members of the MCBA, RBBA and GRAWA were represented on March 29 for the screening and discussion of a film titled: “I’m Not Racist … Am I?” The hour and a half documentary and discussion facilitators were introduced by West Irondequoit Central School District Superintendent Jeffrey Crane. West Irondequoit hosted the first Student Summit on […]

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