Federal courts again face the prospect of “devastating” budget cuts affecting individual and business litigants if Congress allows re-implementation of “the sequester” across-the-board cuts to the 2016 federal budget, warn the presidents of 17 bar associations in New York. The ...Read More »
A. Vincent Buzard, co-leader of the Harris Beach Appellate Practice Group, is serving on the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors. He was elected during the 2015 annual meeting in Chicago July 30-Aug. 4, 2015 and is one of ...Read More »
Three attorneys Tuesday told a panel studying the state’s attorney discipline process that “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” at least in the Fourth Department. Three non-attorney citizens, however, believe is it broke and requires more transparency. They were ...Read More »
Linda Klein, the managing shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Georgia offices, assumed the role of president-elect of the 400,000 member American Bar Association Tuesday at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago. She will serve a one-year term as ...Read More »
The uniform bar examination will be fully adopted by New York state, beginning with the July 2016 test, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced today. “New York’s carefully considered decision to adopt the UBE is a huge step towards a ...Read More »
Jonathan Smithers, vice president of the Law Society of England and Wales, will deliver the keynote address at the Bar Association of Erie County’s 2015 Law Day Luncheon. The program begins at noon Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Tickets ...
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The Monroe County Bar Association will conduct its annual memorial service Friday in honor of attorneys who died in the past year. The service, presided over by Judge Craig J. Doran, administrative judge of the Seventh Judicial District, will be ...
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They may be small in stature, but a lot of children have big problems requiring professional legal help. Whether it is a custody or visitation matter, child protective proceedings, juvenile delinquency or Person In Need of Supervision, lawyers in the ...Read More »