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MCBA brings home an award

The Monroe County Bar Association is being recognized for its Lawyers Succession Registry program. A plaque was awarded to the association Friday by the New York State Conference of Bar Leaders ...

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LSAT under review by ABA

The Law School Admission Test, the long-held standard for admission to most American law schools, may no longer be required in a couple of years. A subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Standards Review Committee ...

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NYSBA honors Rochester attorney Nancy Peck

Nancy Dillman Peck was honored posthumously Tuesday with the New York State Bar Association’s Kay Crawford Murray Award for her lifetime of pioneering work in advancing women in the legal profession.

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NYSBA taking up ethical issues

Members of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20 will participate in a roundtable discussion Tuesday at the New York State Bar Association’s 134th annual meeting in Manhattan.

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ABA recommends changes to federal lobbying laws

A Task Force on Federal Lobbying Laws is recommending changes to federal lobbying laws that would broaden disclosure required by those involved in lobbying campaigns, address fundraising participation by lobbyists and strengthen ...

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Donations needed for MLK recognition day

Last year, the three local bar associations, the Monroe County Bar Association, the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys and the Rochester Black Bar Association, recognized Martin Luther King Jr.’s contributions with a community-focused event.

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Erie bar creates succession registry

A succession registry is being created for attorneys to designate who should be contacted to handle legal matters in the event of an emergency. The Erie County Bar Foundation ...

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Judge O’Connor to be honored with award

The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special recognition of retired Family Court Judge Marilyn Hoffman O’Connor. Judge O’Connor will be presented with the Betty Ellerin Mentor Award ...

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