Attorney David M. Schraver has joined the Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) board of directors. Schraver, a member of the complex commercial disputes practice group at Nixon Peabody LLP, has served on the boards of several Rochester-area nonprofit organizations. Daniel Arshack, chair of CCA’s board, said Schraver’s “distinguished legal experience and record of public […]
Although he plans to continue efforts to lobby state legislators on the critical need for authorizing 20 new Family Court judges by the end of the month, David M. Schraver’s one-year term as president of the New York State Bar Association has come to an end. Many of the changes in the organization itself and […]
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 run from 2 to 5 p.m. today in the Grand Ballroom West of the New […]
New York State Bar Association President David M. Schraver has asked Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to consider the critical need for civics education as he and the Legislature develop the state’s 2014-15 budget. In a letter sent Wednesday, he noted a recent report by the association’s Committee on Law, Youth and Citizenship found civics education […]
Vietnam has come a long way since initiating reforms in the mid-1980s and is happy to share the successes of its rapidly growing economy with foreign visitors. More than 100 members of the New York State Bar Association and their guests enjoyed Vietnamese hospitality when the bar’s International Section hosted its 2013 seasonal meeting in […]
A series of New York State Bar Association radio announcements hit airwaves across upstate New York this week. One focuses on how voting makes a difference and the other on legal services for veterans, narrated by President David M. Schraver of Rochester (Nixon Peabody LLP). The radio spots will air for four weeks. Each topic […]
Legal education and the future of the legal profession will top the agenda of David M. Schraver’s year as president of the New York State Bar Association. Schraver, a partner in the Rochester office of Nixon Peabody LLP, will assume the 116th presidency of the 76,000-member association on Saturday. He will be the 11th president […]
David M. Schraver, a commercial litigation partner at Nixon Peabody LLP’s Rochester office, will become president of the New York State Bar Association in 2013. He has already been involved with new President Seymour W. James Jr. since being nominated last fall. As president-elect, Schraver will chair the House of Delegates, co-chair the President’s Commission […]
It is now official. David M. Schraver of Rochester (Nixon Peabody LLP), is the new president-elect designee of the 77,000-member New York State Bar Association. The House of Delegates, the state bar’s governing body, elected Schraver on Friday during its 135th annual meeting in Manhattan. He will begin a one-year term as president-elect on June […]
One of the things about being an attorney that David M. Schraver loves is the problem solving. “That’s kind of what I’d like to be as president of the New York State Bar Association, is a problem solver,” he said during a Tuesday interview. Schraver, a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, is in line to […]
A Nixon Peabody attorney, David M. Schraver of the Rochester office, will get his day in court — the highest court in the nation — next year. The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear an ongoing land claim case the firm became involved with in 1999.
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