Month: June 2017

June 12, 2017: Vote of New York State Constitutional Convention Tops Agenda of State Bar Meeting

The New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates will vote Saturday, June 17 on whether to support a November 7 statewide referendum that would authorize a state Constitutional Convention to study and recommend possible changes in how state government operates. “We expect a spirited discussion of the arguments for and against a Constitutional Convention,” … Continued

June 1, 2017: Sharon Stern Gerstman of Buffalo Takes Office as President of the New York State Bar Association

Sharon Stern Gerstman, counsel to the Buffalo law firm Magavern Magavern Grimm, assumes office today, June 1, as 120th president of the 72,000-member New York State Bar Association. Gerstman, who succeeds Claire P. Gutekunst of Yonkers, is the seventh woman and 12th Buffalo attorney to head the 141-year-old Association. Michael Miller of New York City … Continued