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Rowe being installed as MCBA president

Neil J. Rowe is being installed as the 120th MCBA president. Credit: Vasiliy Baziuk

Attorney Neil J. Rowe has spent his career getting things in order for people, from helping those with mental health issues get needed treatment to teaching administration skills to college students. He is now bringing his extensive organizational skills to ...

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Safely surfing and protecting legal information

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Technology has brought data storage a long way from putting papers in a folder and locking them in a file cabinet. Not only is there much more information to store today, but so many different places to put it and ...

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MCBA welcomes new president

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At the age of 6, out of nowhere, Steven V. Modica boldly announced to his family that he would be a lawyer. To this day, he does not know where it came from, but his prophecy has been fulfilled. “For ...

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MCBA panelists address income inequality

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If the nation does not do something to address income inequality through logical peaceful means, it will be facing a situation worse than 18th century France, a local economist told members of the Monroe County Bar Association on Friday. In the ...

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On Law Day, bar celebrates the right to vote

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Reflecting on the importance of a citizen’s right to vote, members of the local bars gathered Thursday for the annual Law Day celebration luncheon. Law Day 2014 was presented at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center by the Monroe County Bar ...

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MCBA releases judicial ratings

The Monroe County Bar Association has released the 2014 rating results of four individuals seeking local judgeships. Rated highly qualified for Monroe County Surrogate’s Court is the Hon. John M. Owens. Running for Rochester City Court are: • Leticia D. ...

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The road to becoming a judge is not an easy one

The Hon. Rose Sconiers and Connie Walker during the Becoming a Judge CLE at the Rubin Center for Education on Friday.

It takes more than a law degree and a cool black robe to be a judge. The road will vary depending on what type of judgeship one pursues, but “Everything You Need to Know about Becoming a Judge,” filled in ...

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Candidate evaluation applications sought

In preparation for its judicial evaluation process, the Monroe County Bar Association is seeking information from candidates planning to run for a seat in any court in Monroe County, including Surrogate’s Court. Candidates are asked to notify the association in ...

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On the Town: MCBA members meet for inaugural BarSTOP

Members of the firm Modica & Associates, from left, Gregory Fassler, Katherine Gavagan, Steve Modica, MCBA President-elect; and Gina Crawford.

More than 40 attorneys and legal professionals gathered at the Hyatt Scene on Main bar for the inaugural BarSTOP, a social hour every third Thursday of the month for Monroe County Bar Association members. The evening was sponsored by Alliance ...

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MCBA re-releases judicial evaluations

Rating results for seven judicial candidates vying for various seats this year have been re-released by the Monroe County Bar Association. Included is a first-time rating for Monroe County Court candidate Christopher S. Ciaccio. Ratings are: Rochester City Court • ...

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MCBA releases judicial ratings

The Monroe County Bar Association on Thursday released the ratings of six people it evaluated earlier this year for judgeships for Monroe County Family Court and Rochester City Court. The association also released ratings from three prior years. Under MCBA ...

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