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Schraver will lead presidential summit

Educating tomorrow’s lawyers and helping practicing lawyers adapt to changes in the rapidly evolving legal profession are the focus of the New York State Bar Association’s 2014 Presidential Summit. The summit, the centerpiece of the association’s weeklong annual meeting, will ...

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NYSBA announces new section chairs

Seven newly appointed section chairs of the New York State Bar Association will take office during the state bar’s annual meeting this week. The 25 sections of the association publish material dealing with their fields of expertise, much of which ...

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RBBA’s new officers

The new executive board of the Rochester Black Bar Association will be formally introduced to members at a meet-and-greet social event from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Wall Street Bar & Grill, 330 East Ave. The event is ...

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New attorneys welcomed to NY state bar

Patrick Gooch watched his iPad as the email containing the PDF slowly — too slowly — opened. The first sentence read, “Congratulations.” And excitement ensued. His girlfriend thought something was wrong from the commotion, but Gooch, a Hamburg, Erie County, ...

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Candidate evaluation applications sought

In preparation for its judicial evaluation process, the Monroe County Bar Association is seeking information from candidates planning to run for a seat in any court in Monroe County, including Surrogate’s Court. Candidates are asked to notify the association in ...

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Judges honoring ABA for rule of law activities

The International Association of Judges will honor the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative with its Justice in the World Award. The award, recognizing people and organizations that work to uphold judicial independence, will be presented to ABA President ...

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