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Jan 21, 2014

New attorneys welcomed to NY state bar

Patrick Gooch watched his iPad as the email containing the PDF slowly — too slowly — opened. The first sentence read, “Congratulations.” And excitement ensued. His girlfriend thought something was wrong from the commotion, but Gooch, a Hamburg, Erie County, resident, had just learned he passed the New York State Bar examination. On this day, […]

Aug 13, 2013

Silkenat hopes to match new attorneys with areas in need

New York attorney James R. Silkenat is wasting no time in getting to work on a national legal agenda as the new president of the American Bar Association. The corporate partner of the New York City office of Sullivan & Worcester LLP, according to ABA reports, announced a series of initiatives, beginning with increasing access […]

Feb 25, 2013

Fourth Department welcomes new attorneys

Thursday was a day of celebration for 286 attorneys newly admitted to the New York State Bar during a special session of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department. “This ceremony is the culmination of years of dedication and hard work and it marks the beginning of your careers in a remarkable, ancient and honorable profession,” said […]

Jan 17, 2013

Nixon Peabody adds two attorneys locally

Nixon Peabody LLP has expanded its Rochester office with the addition of David C. Stimson and Katherine C. Baynes. Stimson joins Nixon Peabody’s Brands and Creations practice after 26 years at Eastman Kodak Co. During his 14 years as chief trademark counsel, and as a member of the Trademark, Advertising & Copyright legal staff, Stimson […]

Feb 24, 2012

New attorneys sworn in

New attorneys are sworn in during the admission ceremony for the Fourth Judicial Department at Hyatt Regency in Rochester on Thursday. Click here for more photos and coverage. Click here for a link to the names of all the admitted attorneys.

Mar 7, 2011

New attorneys sworn in

A total of 278 recent law school graduates joined the New York State Bar on Thursday after being sworn in during ceremonies hosted by the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.

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