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New attorneys sworn in

New attorneys are sworn in during the admission ceremony for the Fourth Judicial Department at Hyatt Regency in Rochester on Thursday. Click here for more photos and coverage. Click here for a link to the names of all the admitted ...

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Tap your inner rock star

The American Bar Association is accepting submissions for its Battle of the Lawyer Bands Contest to be held at the 2012 annual meeting in June in Chicago. Detailed information and entry forms may be found on the association’s website at ...

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ABA president coming to Rochester

A special 2012 Law Day program will feature American Bar Association President William T. “Bill” Robinson III. “We are the envy of all my bar colleagues,” said Mary C. Loewenguth, executive director of the Monroe County Bar Association who spoke ...

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Money at top of issues at ABA midyear meeting

Court underfunding is not just on the minds of New Yorkers. It was one of the major topics at the annual meeting of the American Bar Association, which wrapped up last Monday in New Orleans. The topic was addressed by ...

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New York attorneys recognized for work with bar foundation

  A Buffalo attorney was honored recently by the American Bar Foundation at its 56th annual Fellows Awards Banquet in New Orleans. Sharon Stern Gerstman, counsel to Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP, received the Outstanding State Chair Award for “dedication to ...

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New Yorker to lead ABA in 2013

The American Bar Association Monday selected New York City attorney James R. Silkenat to become its president-elect designee, putting him in line to become the first New Yorker to lead the ABA in 25 years. Silkenat, a partner at Sullivan ...

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Solomon to co-chair new NYSBA committee

The growing complexity and number of wage and hour cases are behind the establishment of a new New York State Bar Association committee. Patrick J. Solomon, a founding partner of the Rochester firm Thomas & Solomon LLP, has been tapped ...

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