I don’t have a network. I give help; I don’t ask for it. My talents speak for themselves. Forget these common myths when it comes to networking. “You already have a great network; you just don’t realize it,” said Bruce Blackwell, managing partner of the Career Strategies Group. He discussed the three M’s of networking: … Continued
Month: June 2020
Attorney well-being is taking on added urgency as New York State Bar Association President Scott M. Karson makes it a focus of his tenure.
Good evening Members, Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks has issued a memorandum establishing procedures for addressing residential and commercial foreclosure proceedings. Marks said the procedures, which went into effect today, were “in light of continuing restrictions on the filing and prosecution of foreclosure matters in New York State arising during the course of the … Continued
The New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Committee on Mandated Representation is honoring a criminal defense lawyer, a public defender and two legal service organizations for their dedication to helping low-income New Yorkers gain access to quality legal services. Andrew Kossover, a criminal defense attorney in Ulster County; Deborah Lolai, a public defender at the … Continued
NYSBA President-elect T. Andrew Brown joins the show to talk about his work on the New York State Board of Regents, outlines his goals for his term as NYSBA President in 2021, discusses the history of Juneteenth and how the state bar can respond to fight racial injustice.
Hon. Marguerite A. Grays has been appointed Administrative Judge for Civil Matters in the Eleventh District effective immediately, as announced by Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks in a press release on Tuesday.
In response to the prevalence of mental and physical health challenges and substance use among lawyers, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has launched an Attorney Well-Being Task Force to advance an innovative and comprehensive culture of wellness across all levels of the legal profession. “Studies have shown rates of mental illness, fatigue, physical … Continued
With the coronavirus changing how meetings are held, public meetings must be recorded and transcribed, but are not required to be posted, under current modifications made by Executive Order to existing laws. This was one of several key takeaways from the CLE webinar, “Changes In The New York Open Government Laws During The Declared Coronavirus … Continued
Good evening Members, In her weekly briefing, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore said that New York City will enter the second phase of reopening in their courthouses on Wednesday, June 24. She said that while there will be a measured increase in courthouse activity and staffing under phase two, the vast majority of non-essential matters will … Continued
Topic: Former government lawyer disclosure of confidential government information Digest: A former government lawyer is permitted to disclose confidential information of a former client if the lawyer reasonably believes it is necessary to comply with a court order. Upon receiving the subpoena or court order, the lawyer must first consult with the former client and, … Continued