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On the Town: New class welcomed to clerkship program

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Many judges and lawyers gathered last week to welcome the 2014 class of the Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship Program, sponsored by the Monroe County Bar Association, Rochester Black Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys. “There’s no ...

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On the Town: Wolford gives keynote at GRAWA awards dinner

GRAWA 2014-2015 officers and board members are sworn in by U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

U.S. District Court Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford, Western District of New York, recalled attending her first GRAWA event as she addressed those attending the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys annual Installation and Awards Dinner on May 22 at Gatherings ...

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On the Town: GRAWA board elected for 2014-2015

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GRAWA President Melanie Wolk opened the annual meeting of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys with a recap of the year’s accomplishments, calling on members of the audience to share their “favorite” GRAWA event this past year. The American ...

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On the Town: RBBA honors Judge Miller

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Members of the Rochester Black Bar Association and local dignitaries turned out in large numbers Thursday to honor Rochester City Court Judge Stephen T. Miller with the bar association’s Bridge Builder Award. Judge Miller was recognized at the fourth annual ...

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On the Town: Jazz For Justice event raises funds for foundation

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More than 300 attorneys, judges and members of the community attended the Foundation of the Monroe County Bar’s fourth annual Jazz For Justice event March 21 at the Harro East Ballroom. Jazz For Justice is the foundation’s primary fundraising event ...

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On the Town: GRAWA discusses Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’

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Members of the Family and Careers Committee of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys joined GRAWA Book Club members for their March 11 meeting, where they discussed Sheryl Sandberg’s book: “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.” ...

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On the Town: Local ACC chapter holds CLE, reception

Fred Krebs, left, presented the CLE. Here he talks with Marlene Attardo from VLSP and Gail Norris.

Fred Krebs, senior advisor at the Association of Corporate Counsel and former ACC president from 1991-2011, led an interactive ethics CLE for members of the Central & Western New York chapter of the ACC. The continuing legal education program focused ...

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On the Town: GRAWA supports AHA ‘Go Red’ event

Joe Blackburn, Kimberly Duguay, Denine Carr and Eileen Buholtz were among the attendees for the wine and chocolate pairings.

Wine and chocolate pairings provided a good excuse for members of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys to get together on Feb. 7 in support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” day. Held at Veritas on ...

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