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NYSBA elects 2014-2015 officers

David P. Miranda of Albany County is the next president-elect designee of the New York State Bar Association. The House of Delegates, the association’s governing body, elected Miranda on Friday during the NYSBA’s annual meeting in New York City. He ...

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Bar leaders honor three bar associations

The Conference of Bar Leaders, sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, has honored three bar associations with its 2013 Bar Leaders Innovation Awards. The awards recognize exemplary and creative programs sponsored during the past year by local, ethnic, ...

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Walker receives Murray award

Rochester attorney Connie O. Walker is the 2014 recipient of the Kay Crawford Murray Award, given by the NYSBA’s Committee on Women in the Law. The award, which Walker received on Tuesday during the association’s annual meeting in New York ...

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Eight honored for distinguished service

The New York State Bar Association has honored eight attorneys and jurists for their contributions to the criminal justice community in 2013. The awards were presented Thursday by the bar association’s Criminal Justice Section. Winners are: • Frank A. Sedita ...

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State bar honors Gibbs for diversity efforts

Darryl Gibbs of Manhattan, lead director and associate general counsel at AXA, is the recipient of the Diversity Trailblazer Award, given by the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion of the New York State Bar Association. Gibbs received his award on ...

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Toronto attorney honored

Fiona Sampson of Toronto, executive director of the Equality Effect, is the 2014 recipient of the Distinction in International Affairs Award, given Tuesday by the NYSBA’s International Section. The award recognizes those who have made a major contribution to international ...

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NYSBA announces new section chairs

Seven newly appointed section chairs of the New York State Bar Association will take office during the state bar’s annual meeting this week. The 25 sections of the association publish material dealing with their fields of expertise, much of which ...

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NYSBA seeks changes to curb human trafficking

The New York State Bar Association today is calling on state legislators, the courts and advocacy groups to undertake specific measures to enhance the prosecution of human traffickers and focus more attention on the care and treatment for victims. “It ...

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NYSBA debates pro bono rule changes

A simple technical measure to update a comment on a rule change brought a lot of comments Saturday from New York State Bar Association members at the fall meeting of the House of Delegates. Many remarks were not on the ...

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NYSBA proposals to combat human trafficking OK’d

Proposals in a new report by the New York State Bar Association would give more tools to prosecutors to combat human trafficking and provide additional training and services to protect victims, particularly children. The 60-page report, prepared by the association’s ...

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Manhattan attorney Tax Law Section chair

David H. Schnabel of Manhattan is the new chair of the 2,576-member Tax Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions transactions for private ...

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Effort to reveal pols’ law clients has backing

ALBANY — The unexpected request by New York’s anti-corruption commission that state lawmakers reveal their private law clients is bolstered by the state Bar Association and the practice in 20 other states that already require the disclosure to combat conflicts ...

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