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Tag Archives: MCBA

Meet the Judges event planned for July 28


Law students will have a chance to meet with judges from multiple courts next week at the Monroe County Bar Association’s annual Meet the Judges Program. The event is scheduled for noon to 2 p.m. in Courtroom 404 in the ...

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Bar Foundation seeks grant applications

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The Monroe County Bar Association Foundation is now accepting grant applications. For more information, and to apply for a grant, visit: Applications are due by 5 p.m. April 30. Previous recipients include Rochester Teen Court, Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship ...

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Law Day webinar is Thursday


On May 1, the legal community will celebrate Law Day with the theme: Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100. The Monroe County Bar Association will kick off its celebration of Law Day with an online ...

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MCBA Young Lawyers Section elects new officers


The MCBA Young Lawyers Section held their annual meeting June 26 and elected new officers and co-chairs for the 2019-20 bar year. From left, sitting: CLE Co-chair Joshua Levitt, Immediate Past Chair Alissa Brennan, Chair Jessica Clemente, Chair-elect Katerina Kramarchyk, ...

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Carolyn Nussbaum leads MCBA

Carolyn Nussbaum

Incoming Monroe County Bar Association president Carolyn Nussbaum plans to spend a lot of time in the coming year listening to what local attorneys want from the bar association, while getting the word out about all the things the organization ...

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2019 Law Week Awards Reception

Justin L. Vigdor Senior Award for Service recipient Connie Walker with MCBA President-elect Carolyn Nussbaum

The 2019 Law Week Awards Reception was held May 2 at the Strathallan Hotel. Honorees included: Outstanding Jurist Award – Hon. Craig J. Doran The Raymond J. Pauley Award – Cynthia L. Snodgrass Charles F. Crimi Award – Janet C. ...

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MCBA holiday brings out record number of judges


The festive mood was contagious at the annual Monroe County Bar Association’s Bench and Bar Holiday gathering on Dec. 7. Held at the Legacy Tower Wintergarden once again, passed hors d’ oeuvres and five or six food stations made for...

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Three bars join together to raise important discussion at CLE: diversity, inclusion and retention

On Sept. 25, the three local bar associations — The Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), The Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) and The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) — hosted a CLE program titled “Diversity, Inclusion and Retention: ...

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MCBA installs officers, honors members


The Monroe County Bar Association on Thursday installed new officers, recognized longtime members and honored several award recipients at the organization’s annual dinner at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. About 300 people attended the event where Jill Cicero was sworn in ...

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Legal market downturn is focus of CLE


The economic decline of the legal market since the Great Recession is old news to most lawyers, but experts say the significance of the changes has not been fully accepted and many firms have done little to prepare for the ...

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