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MCBA panelists address income inequality

If the nation does not do something to address income inequality through logical peaceful means, it will be facing a situation worse than 18th century France, a local economist told members of the Monroe County Bar Association on Friday. In the ...

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On Law Day, bar celebrates the right to vote

Reflecting on the importance of a citizen’s right to vote, members of the local bars gathered Thursday for the annual Law Day celebration luncheon. Law Day 2014 was presented at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center by the Monroe County Bar ...

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NYSBA president’s pro bono awards given

Law students who helped hundreds of veterans with their legal matters and a law firm that donated nearly 22,000 hours of pro bono services are among the 18 winners of the New York State Bar Association’s 2014 President’s Pro Bono ...

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BAEC marks Law Day

James R. Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association, delivered the keynote address at the Bar Association of Erie County’s annual Law Day luncheon Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. The bar association presented its annual awards to members of ...

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NYSBA mourns former president

The New York State Bar Association extended its sympathy to the family and friends of Angelo T. Cometa, who served as the organization’s president between 1990 and 1991. He died April 16 near Baltimore. “Angelo Cometa made an indelible impact ...

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IBA award goes to Zambian

A Zambian woman, Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula, will receive the International Bar Association’s 2014 Outstanding Woman Lawyer Award. Given in recognition of professional excellence, influencing other women to pursue careers in law and advancing opportunities for women within the legal profession, the ...

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Class is in session for would-be lawyers

Eight hours one day, rest, then, eight hours the next. And that’s just the test-taking part. It’s nowhere near the countless hours spent studying for the bar exam, and each agonizing second waiting for the results. After learning a little ...

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