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
Month: January 2019
Deborah A. Scalise of Scarsdale, a partner at Scalise, Hamilton & Sheridan, LLP, is the 2018 recipient of the Ruth G. Schapiro Memorial Award given by the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Women in Law Section. NYSBA President Michael Miller presented the award to Scalise on Jan. 18 at the association’s Annual Meeting in … Continued
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 ABA Journal quoted Immediate Past President Miller on condemning the government shutdown. In two late resolutions, the ABA House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly to condemn government shutdowns and oppose withholding or diversion of emergency relief funds.
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.
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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
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
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
Scott M. Karson, of Stony Brook, has been elected president-elect designee of the New York State Bar Association. Current President-elect Henry M. “Hank” Greenberg, of Albany, assumes the presidency on June 1, 2019, succeeding President Michael Miller, of New York City. Sherry Levin Wallach, of White Plains, was elected to a third one-year term as … Continued