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GRAWAlk a fun way to learn about Rochester

The Newly Admitted Women Attorneys Committee of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys hosted an event June 23 to help law students and young attorneys learn their way around Rochester with the GRAWAlk. Starting at One Restaurant and Lounge, ...

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SUNY Buffalo Law alum welcome new attorneys

The Rochester Chapter of the SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association held a CLE on “The Dos and Don’ts of Making a Good Impression in the Courtroom,” at the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, on June 18. The CLE panel featured Appellate ...

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Attorneys honored for work with children

Local attorneys Marlene A. Attardo and Robert P. Turner were among those honored Tuesday at the M. Dolores Denman Courthouse in Rochester. Justice Henry J. Scudder, presiding justice of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, presented the Hon. Michael F. Dillon ...

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GRAWA swears in 30th president

With more than 140 in attendance, the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys celebrated the end of Kari Smoker’s term as the organization’s president and welcomed 2012-2013 Kimberly Duguay as GRAWA’s 30th president. Volunteer Legal Services Project was recognized with ...

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Up & Coming Attorneys honored by ‘The Daily Record’

On May 23, The Daily Record hosted a dinner reception at the Hyatt Regency Rochester to honor the 2012 class of Up & Coming Attorneys. Attendees had an opportunity to mingle and socialize before a formal awards presentation. This year’s ...

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Judge Miller talks to students about role of City Court

Rochester City Court Judge Stephen T. Miller taught school before becoming a judge so it was easy for him to relate to a group of Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 fifth-graders who recently visited his courtroom. The 30-plus students ...

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MCBA Young Lawyers Section silent auction benefits teen court

The Young Lawyers Section of the Monroe County Bar Association held its fourth annual silent auction to benefit Rochester Teen Court on May 15. Auction items were donated by 64 businesses and individuals, generating gross revenue of approximately $10,000. “The ...

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Judge Kaye shares her thoughts with GRAWA

The Hon. Judith S. Kaye acknowledged that women working in the legal field have many difficulties to overcome. “Everything is more difficult for us. Recognize it and deal with it,” she said, addressing a group of more than 50 members ...

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Judicial nomination commission comes to town

Judge Judith S. Kaye and a cast of legal power players are encouraging qualified attorneys to apply for an upcoming vacancy on the New York State Court of Appeals. They spoke to nearly 50 people Wednesday at the Telesca Center ...

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City students ‘practice’ law in a real courthouse

Issues in a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court were taken up last week by ninth-grade city students before the Appellate Division, Fourth Department. Separate panels of judges heard arguments from students at World of Inquiry School No. 58 ...

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St. Thomas More Lawyers Guild holds annual dinner

The St. Thomas More Lawyers Guild held its annual dinner April 14 at the Knights of Columbus building in Webster. The guild presented its Chancellor’s Awards to two honorees: Carol Crossed and Ronald J. Buttarazzi. The awards were given in ...

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HSE holds Law Day play

For the 12th year, the lawyers and staff in the Litigation Unit at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP are helping celebrate Law Week by presenting a mock trial play based on a popular fairy tale to local students. This year’s ...

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