Month: January 2019

January 30, 2019: Preet Bharara and Law Dean Matt Diller Discuss the Rule of Law at NYSBA’s Judicial Section Luncheon

Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Fordham University School of Law Dean Matthew Diller took center stage for a conversation at the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Judicial Section Award Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, January 19, during NYSBA’s Annual Meeting in New York City. The topic … Continued

January 29, 2019: American Bar Association Adopts Resolution Advanced by NYSBA Condemning Federal Government Shutdown

The American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates Monday unanimously approved a resolution advanced by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) condemning federal government shutdowns. The resolution, made amidst a temporary settlement to the recent five-week shutdown, calls upon the President of the United States and Congress to refrain from allowing the federal budget … Continued

The Impact of the Federal Government Shutdown

EPISODE SUMMARY: New York State Bar Association Past President Michael Miller joins David to discuss the impact the Federal Government shutdown is having on the Rule of Law and the administration of justice.

Barclay Damon Honored for Pro Bono Work

The Daily Record reported that the NYSBA recognized Barclay Damn with its Free Legal Answers Firm Award. (may require subscription) For the second year in a row, every full-time attorney at Barclay Damon LLP has provided pro bono legal services to low-income individuals and organizations. The firm dedicated more than 3,500 hours of time valued … Continued

Phillips Lytle Lawyers Honored for Pro Bono Work

The Daily Record reported that the NYSBA recognized Phillips Lytle LLP with its Empire State Counsel Law Firm Award. (may require subscription) Phillips Lytle LLP has been named one of the 2018 New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel Law Firm Honorees, based on the total number of pro bono hours completed by 16 … Continued

Presiding Justice Alan Scheinkman Honored by NYS Bar Association

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported that the NYSBA honored Presiding Justice Alan Scheinkman at the Judicial Section Luncheon during Annual Meeting. Hon. Alan Scheinkman, the presiding justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, was honored by the Judicial Section and the Council on Judicial Assignments of the New York State Bar Association during its annual … Continued