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MCBA President’s Message: Busy holiday season highlights MCBA’s importance

Carolyn Nussbaum

Happy New Year! Unexpectedly, the final week of 2019 was not the usually uneventful lull between the holidays. First, the legal community was jolted with the startling announcement that now-former Justice Matthew Rosenbaum would decline to take office for a ...

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MCBA President’s Message: Gone but not forgotten: programs that make both Rochester and the MCBA special

Carolyn Nussbaum

Lately, I have been thinking about the unique attributes of the Rochester legal community. Many years ago, when I was interviewing at what was then Nixon Hargrave for a summer clerk position, Bob Witmer told me that Rochester was a ...

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MCBA President’s Message: The Monroe County Bar Association’s role in advocating for lawyers and judges

Jon P. Getz

Recently, I had an opportunity to attend a bar leadership program that allowed me to hear about many of the benefits offered through other bar associations. I was happy to discover that the Monroe County Bar Association is at the ...

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MCBA President’s Message: Holiday cheer and some extra gifts from your Monroe County Bar Association

Jon P. Getz

Happy holidays! As the holiday season is fully upon us, on behalf of the entire team and board of the Monroe County Bar Association, I wish everyone a joyous holiday season and Happy New Year! As president of the Monroe ...

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MCBA President’s Message: ‘What’s my why’ — a personal account of joining the MCBA

Jon P. Getz

Over the last several months, people have often asked me “why?” Why did I join the MCBA? Why should they join? Why did I become the president? The answers to these questions are strikingly simple. They are also personal. I ...

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