Month: June 2014

June 26, 2014: Governor Cuomo Signs Family Court Bill: Statement from State Bar President Glenn Lau-Kee

“The New York State Bar Association commends Governor Cuomo for signing into law a bill authorizing new Family Court judgeships around the state. This bill is the Association’s highest legislative priority in 2014. “The authorization of additional judgeships is an important step to help address challenges facing family courts throughout the state.” -30- The 75,000-member … Continued

June 20, 2014: State Bar Hails Creation of New Family Court Judgeships

New York State Bar Association President Glenn Lau-Kee today commended the Legislature for passing a measure to create additional of Family Court judgeships, which helps address overwhelming caseloads in the courts. “Circumstances that bring a child to Family Court, such as adoption, custody or delinquency are fraught with emotion. By seeking to increase resources for … Continued

June 10, 2014: New York State Bar Association Announces New Section Chairs

Fifteen new section chairs of the New York State Bar Association took office on June 1. The 25 sections of the State Bar publish material dealing with their fields of expertise, much of which is not available through commercial publishers. Sections also sponsor conferences, seminars and institutes, monitor legislation and conduct studies. Each section contributes … Continued