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Attorney’s collection an open book to legal history

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It was a cold, miserable Saturday in January when Joseph Midiri noticed the large trash receptacle parked in front of a law office in downtown Albany. The family practice had disbanded, and Midiri feared that many of the firm’s law ...

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Attorney sentenced for filing false returns

Rochester attorney Salvatore J. Marcera Jr., 53, who was convicted of filing a false income tax return, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr. to five years’ probation, including one year of home confinement. Marcera, ...

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Attorney sentenced for filing false tax returns

Lisa M. Yaeger, 50, of Buffalo, who was convicted of submitting false documents to the Internal Revenue Service, has been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to time served and six months supervised release. Yaeger, according to Assistant ...

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Phillips Lytle attorney discusses bullying

Alisa A. Lukasiewicz, special counsel in the Buffalo office of Phillips Lytle LLP, was a guest recently on On Target, a radio program hosted by state Supreme Court Justice Penny Wolfgang. The two discussed bullying prevention and The Dignity Act, ...

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Zimmerman’s attorney returns to Buffalo

Don West, a SUNY Buffalo Law School alumnus, is shown recently in one of the few moments this year that he was not in court. West was co-counsel for George Zimmerman who was acquitted of murder charges July 13 in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Courtesy Don West

Photographs of the back of George Zimmerman’s bloody head, the call he made to police, the 911 call and other pieces of evidence were brought out up front in opening statements at his trial this past summer. It was a ...

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Cirando named ‘Distinguished Lawyer’

Syracuse attorney John A. Cirando will receive the 2013 Onondaga County Bar Association’s Distinguished Lawyer Award at the association’s annual dinner Oct. 17 at Traditions at the Links in East Syracuse. Guests will include the Hon. Henry J. Scudder, presiding ...

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Longtime lawyer, former justice, was ‘old school’

Attorney Patrick S. Egan had no work email, and didn’t particularly seem to need one. His legal secretary of more than 30 years, Sandra Burnham, brought her computer from home. The day he finally broke down and bought a fax ...

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Zimmerman attorney SUNY Buffalo Law alum

Don West, a SUNY Buffalo Law School alumnus, is shown recently in one of the few moments this year that he was not in court. West was co-counsel for George Zimmerman who was acquitted of murder charges July 13 in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. Courtesy Don West

The trial of George Zimmerman occupies less space in the national conscience than it did a month ago after the verdict came in, but it has been a major part of defense attorney Don West’s life for the past 15 ...

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Phillips Lytle attorney a Monopoly winner again

Reigning U.S. Monopoly champion and Phillips Lytle LLC attorney Richard J. Marinaccio is a happy game player. Toymaker Hasbro announced that a nearly month-long Facebook poll will result in retirement of the iron game piece and addition of a cat ...

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Justice says no to attorney at psych exam

A father will not be able to have his attorney present when he undergoes a court-ordered psychological evaluation in a contested custody case, a Monroe County Supreme Court justice has ruled. In M.A.M. v. M.R.M. (2012 NY Slip Op 52299[U]), ...

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