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Graham Leonard seeks to have an impact


Trusts and estates law has a reputation for being a rather dull and static practice area. But Graham Leonard, an associate at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, considers the field “quite a dynamic practice.” Lawmakers in some states are considering ...

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Mary Moore focuses on problem solving

Mary Moore

She’s traveled the globe, and spent a decade in the nation’s capital, including a stint working for a prestigious international law firm, but when Mary Moore and her husband started to raise a family, they came home to Rochester. “It ...

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Associate’s career shift pays off


Katerina Kramarchyk was pretty much set on becoming a doctor, until she realized she would have to dissect a cadaver in medical school. So in her junior year at Stony Brook University, after re-evaluating her talents and interests, Kramarchyk decided to become ...

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Essay contest winners honored

A group of Rochester City School District middle school students were honored Thursday as winners of an essay contest as part of the J.U.S.T. L.A.W. program. Front row, left to right: Abdiel Soto, Skyler M. Johnson, Luis Y. Collazo, Ruwelda Abdulrahman. Back row, left to right: State Supreme Court Justice Craig Doran, Omar Overstreet, Yuleizy Maysonet, Jayla Lebron, Shazia Muhammad, Erick Martinez Figueroa, Arianna Dorado, Asia Dillard, and Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren. (Bennett Loudon)

J.U.S.T. L.A.W., a new initiative launched at the start of the current school year to promote better understanding between court officials and city youth, held an awards ceremony at the Hall of Justice on Thursday to recognize 12 middle-school students ...

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