Month: February 2021

New York State Bar Association Announces New Section Chairs

Six of the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) sections have elevated new chairs this month to oversee efforts to improve laws, address professional development and sponsor continuing legal education courses in a variety of substantive fields. NYSBA has 27 sections, which range in size from 300 to more than 4,500 members. Antitrust Law Section … Continued

Court System Issues New Virtual Bench Trial Protocols, Addresses Budget

Good afternoon Members, During her weekly coronavirus update yesterday, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced that the New York State Unified Court System has publicly released the new “Virtual Bench Trial Protocols and Procedures.” DiFiore said the protocols are “simple practical guidelines that can be readily modified and tailored for use in different courts and case … Continued