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Doyle to be named Lawyer of the Year

Buffalo attorney Vincent E. Doyle III, a partner at Connors & Vilardo LLP, will receive the 2012 Lawyer of the Year Award at the Bar Association of Erie County’s 125th annual dinner on Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. The ...

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NYSBA announces new section heads

Fifteen new section chairs of the New York State Bar Association took office on Friday. The 25 sections of the state bar publish material dealing with their fields of expertise, much of which is not available through commercial publishers. Sections ...

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NYSBA passes leadership torch to public interest lawyer

Improving voter participation in elections and prisoner re-entry into society are among the issues Seymour W. James Jr. wants to address as part of an ambitious agenda in his one-year term as president of the New York State Bar Association. ...

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NYC lawyer assumes NYSBA presidency

Seymour W. James Jr. of Brooklyn, a 38-year veteran of The Legal Aid Society of New York, assumes office today as the 115th president of the New York State Bar Association. James succeeds Vincent E. Doyle III of Buffalo (Connors ...

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RBBA releases judicial evaluations

The Rochester Black Bar Association has completed its evaluation of the 2012 judicial candidates. As with prior years, rating options include a qualification rating and a rating for racial/diversity sensitivity. The qualification scale includes the following options: HQ-highly qualified, Q-qualified ...

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Hofstra law student wins bar foundation fellowship

Jonathan Riddix, a law student at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, is the 2012 recipient of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Summer Fellowship, The New York Bar Foundation announced today. As the recipient ...

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Women’s bar association releases evaluations

The Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys has released its evaluation of seven judicial candidates running for seats on the state Supreme Court, Monroe County Family Court and Rochester City Court. Each was found qualified ...

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NY Bar Foundation awards $450,000 in grants

Sixty-seven organizations across New York State have received grants totaling $450,000, the New York Bar Foundation announced today. “We are pleased to support law-related projects that benefit individuals, families and communities in New York state,” said Bar Foundation President M. ...

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