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Two vie for justice seat in unique Victor primary

Take a drive into Victor along Route 96, and it won’t take long to discover an election is taking place — the signs say it all. The election pits attorneys Thomas “Toby” Reh and Michael A. Jones Jr. — both ...

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New smartphone apps for attorneys

Two new apps for attorneys have been released, one assisting with bankruptcy claims and the other a reference app for any lawyer. Rust Omni, the bankruptcy administrative services division of Rust Consulting, Inc., has launched a free app, the Rust ...

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Veep addresses attorneys

Vice President Joe Biden spoke Monday to 700 trial lawyers from around the country at the American Association of Justice convention at the Chicago Hilton and Towers. The fundraiser for the Obama campaign, the DNC and some state races capped ...

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MCBA to honor three Faraci Lange attorneys

James M. Paulino II, an associate attorney with the law firm of Faraci Lange LLP, will be recognized by the Monroe County Bar Association at its annual Installation Dinner on Thursday. Paulino will receive the association’s Emerging Bar Leader Award, ...

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Attorneys help with foreclosure assistance

As Take Back the Land spokesman Ryan Acuff explained, a defendant who can’t afford an attorney in a criminal case has the constitutional right to have one provided to protect their rights. However, someone facing the loss of their home ...

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Attorneys train to be federal court mediators

Federal judges in Rochester will soon be getting help handling their heavy civil caseloads. Four dozen area attorneys are being trained as certified federal court mediators to participate in the Western District’s alternative dispute resolution mediation program. They are expected ...

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Attorneys: Achieve podcasting perfection

With seemingly everyone blogging these days, it can be difficult for lawyers to differentiate themselves online. But for those with the time, speaking talent and gumption, podcasting can be just the thing to get your name out there. Podcasting is ...

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Judicial campaign funding rules OK’d

A new administrative rule, the first in the country to address the issue of money in judicial elections, will go into effect July 15. The rule forbids elected New York state judges from hearing cases in which an attorney, a law firm or party individually contributed $2,500 or more to a judge’s election campaign ...

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How to get hired: Tips for the first client meeting

The first meeting with a client can be a make-it or break-it scenario for attorneys. “The foundation for the entire attorney/client relationship comes from that meeting,” said Allison Shields, president of Legal Ease Consulting in Port Jefferson, N.Y., who coaches lawyers on practice management and marketing.

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