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On the Town: Law Prep Class of 2015 celebrated

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Another class of potential future lawyers has completed Law Prep, a six-week summer program that introduces Rochester high school students to the world of legal justice and inspires some to pursue a legal career. The 2015 class was recognized Aug. ...

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On the Town: RBBA event supports minority internship endowment

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“Attorneys of color need to be visible in litigation,” stated Paul E. Richardson, retired Allstate trial attorney, as he spoke briefly at the Rochester Black Bar Association’s networking event at French Quarter Café on Aug. 27. “And we need more ...

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On the Town: Young lawyers raise money for teen court

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Members of the Monroe County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section met last week for the seventh annual silent auction to raise money for the Rochester Teen Court, a program of The Center for Youth. Among those joining section Chair Jen ...

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On the Town: Paperno installed as new GRAWA president

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There were some surprises among the award presentations at the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorney’s annual installation and awards dinner, held Thursday at City Grill. The well-attended event was also highlighted by the swearing in of the 2015-2016 GRAWA ...

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On the Town: GRAWA elects 2015-16 board of directors

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Tiffany Lee, 32nd president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys, called the annual meeting to order as soon as a quorum was present on April 28. The minutes from last year’s annual meeting were approved along with the ...

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On the Town: GRAWA event spotlights unique careers

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“Off the Beaten Path” was the title for an evening program organized by GRAWA’s Family and Careers Committee co-chairs Mary Lou Philbin and Vasanthi Pillai. A light buffet and a 30-minute window for networking preceded the panel presentation by three ...

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On the Town: What to do: Pro bono civil legal service needs exceed resources

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  Volunteer Legal Services Project handles about 1,260 cases per year. However, that only serves about 25 percent of the clients seeking civil legal services in the Rochester area. How do we increase pro bono resources? A panel consisting of ...

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On the Town: Bansbach Zoghlin marks its 25th anniversary

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Members of Bansbach Zoghlin celebrated the law firm’s upcoming 25th anniversary last week with a reception at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. The March 20 event was in conjunction with RMSC’s inaugural Uncorked & On Tap fundraiser, of which ...

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