Good afternoon Members, In her weekly address, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore said that we have every reason to feel positive and optimistic about the future. “There are so many people who never stop doing their level best to see that justice is done, and I see that every day within our court family and in … Continued
Month: November 2020
Whether representing condominium boards, homeowners’ associations, cooperatives, or landlords, attorneys practicing real property law, or in related areas, should be familiar with the use of various New York Mental Hygiene Law tools when faced with worrisome conduct of a symptomatic mentally ill individual in a a building or residence.
The New York State Bar Association’s 144th Annual Meeting will look and feel a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Rather than gathering for a week in late January at the New York Hilton Midtown, this year the Annual Meeting will be going virtual over the course of two weeks from … Continued
The opioid epidemic is worse than ever as the global COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world. Dr. Allison Muller (Acri Muller Consulting) said that there is a connection between the two as people with substance abuse issues may be trying different substances now or have a resurgence of their disorder. Muller expects to see an … Continued
Underserved members of the public could resolve their everyday legal matters more effectively and efficiently through apps developed by law students across New York. That’s the theory behind the Legal Innovation Tournament, which is being sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, Hofstra’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Fred DeMatteis School of … Continued
Mark Schuh, an attorney in Orange County, NY and Town Justice in Crawford, NY joins Sarah and Michael to talk about how he went from a police officer to a lawyer and what it’s like to have your pilot’s license. Schuh, a veteran of the Middletown, NY Police Department now owns the firm, the Law … Continued
Connecticut lawyer Allison Near with her daughters greeting Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Behind Near is her mother, Tennessee lawyer Rebecca Murray. (Photo: John Q. Barrett) Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court of the United States for 27 years. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 42, she also served as the Court’s Second Circuit Justice, … Continued