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Case assistant enjoys job at local law firm

When she began a new career at Nixon Peabody seven years ago, she knew it would be a challenge. Shenita Nelson is a case assistant at Nixon Peabody. When she started at the firm seven years ago she was a ...

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Motion to dismiss alcohol-death civil suit denied

As administrators of the estate of Joseph L. Kingsbury, Louis and Joann Kingsbury filed a civil action against the hosts of a graduation party, the Village of Avon, the Village of Avon Police Department, and Police Officer Michael Miller, alleging ...

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Software specialist discusses rewards of her job

Law Tech of Rochester probably wouldn’t be what it is today without the drive and influence of D. Juanita Swann, Software Support Specialist at Chamberlain D’Amanda Oppenheimer & Greenfield. Swann was instrumental in uniting technology professionals from numerous law firms ...

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Accounting firm not liable for client's negligence (7953)

The Court of Appeals was called upon to examine the liability of an accounting firm to a non-privy third party for misrepresentations in the case of Securities Investor Protection Corp. and James W. Giddens, as trustee for the liquidation of ...

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Rochester Black Bar Assn. continues to grow (7955)

An affiliate of the National Bar Association, the Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) was launched in 1996 through the efforts of three associates at Nixon Peabody — known then as Nixon Hargrave Devons and Doyle. Kendal Tyre, now partner at ...

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Local appellate justice discusses his background (7956)

Justice Samuel Green is the only African American to sit on the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, bench. Recently, The Daily Record had an opportunity to ask Justice Green a few questions about his career.Position: Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, ...

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Persistence was key to success for local lawyer (7957)

Paul E. Richardson is staff counsel for Allstate Insurance. When asked how often he is in court, he said: “Too often!” With offices located in the Crossroads Building downtown, Richardson may travel to Wayne, Steuben, or Ontario Counties to represent ...

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Accounting firm not liable for client's negligence

The Court of Appeals was called upon to examine the liability of an accounting firm to a non-privy third party for misrepresentations in the case of Securities Investor Protection Corp. and James W. Giddens, as trustee for the liquidation of ...

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Local woman tells how she became a paralegal (7958)

A job that started out on a volunteer basis, ended up becoming a career for one paralegal at Nixon Peabody.Tammi Gardner, a paralegal in Nixon’s Labor and Employee Benefits Department, originally thought she may want to become a police officer ...

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Background on Thurgood Marshall's life and career (7959)

“If the First Amendment means anything, it means that the state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his own house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.” This quote from Stanley v Georgia ...

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