The Rochester Black Bar Association released its ratings of five judicial candidates seeking judgeships in Monroe County.
Two Rochester-area legal organizations have released their judicial candidate evaluations for upcoming elections.
The Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) has released the following ratings for three judicial candidates: State Supreme Court: Monroe County Court Judge Christopher Ciaccio, Highly Qualified, Highly Sensitive Rochester City Court: Michael Lopez, Highly Qualified, Highly Sensitive Monroe County Family Court: Zuleika Sheppard, Highly Qualified, Highly Sensitive The evaluations were organized in p[...]
The new president of the Rochester Black Bar Association wants to mark the organization’s 25th anniversary with an effort to develop new leaders in the community. “I have a vision for the organization, for where we can go and how to become relevant in the community,” said Anthony Orphe, who was sworn in as RBBA president […]
On Sept. 25, the three local bar associations — The Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA), The Rochester Black Bar Association (RBBA) and The Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA) — hosted a CLE program titled “Diversity, Inclusion and Retention: Promoting Equality within the Legal Profession,” led by Duwaine Bascoe, Esq. The panelists were Kevin […]
The Rochester Black Bar Association continues to demonstrate its dedication to building bridges and breaking down barriers in the community. The Bridge Builder Award, now in its seventh year, was presented to Sheila A. Gaddis on Thursday at a “Bridges to Success” networking event held at the First Federal Plaza. RBBA President Duwaine Bascoe (Woods […]
As an employer, what avenues of social media can be used to learn about job applicants? Is an employee’s online comment (made on personal time from his home computer) about an employer protected under the National Labor Relations Act? How are post-employment references handled in a world where LinkedIn may contradict an employer’s evaluation? “A […]
Even though it has been more than 100 years since Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony died, a lot of the causes they valiantly fought for are still issues today. Their spirts — in the forms of professional impersonators in period costumes — visited a group of attorneys Thursday for a tribute by the Rochester […]
They may not have known it before Thursday, but more than 200 students at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School No. 9 in the city of Rochester now know they have several role models nationally and right in their own community. Of course, they have all heard of the great man their school is named […]
Aaron T. Frazier, like his immediate predecessors, has ambitious plans for his one-year term as president of the Rochester Black Bar Association. One of the bigger goals is to get people of color elected to some of the higher courts in the Seventh Judicial District such as family, county and supreme courts. “The Rochester City […]
Members of the Rochester Black Bar Association took time out May 17 to get to know each other a little better during their first Family Meet and Greet. President Fatimat O. Reid said about 40 people attended the special event at the PathStone/Sibley House on East Avenue. “Everyone had a fantastic time, including my three […]
The Rochester Black Bar Association has released the rating results of evaluation of three candidates seeking judicial office for Rochester City Court and one candidate seeking the Monroe County Surrogate’s Court judgeship. Monroe County Surrogate’s Court • The Hon. John M. Owens — Highly qualified; low sensitivity Rochester City Court • Leticia D. Astacio — […]
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