Topic: Submitting draft complaint with demand letter Digest: A lawyer who sends a demand letter to a potential civil defendant may include a draft complaint and a statement that the draft complaint will be filed if the matter is not settled by a certain date, except in unusual circumstances where the threat would violate the … Continued
Month: August 2021
This program will provide an overview of advising clients (both employee and employer perspectives) and will assist in developing sample policies for your own firm in mandating employee vaccinations for COVID-19.
T. Andrew Brown, president of the New York State Bar Association, issued the following statement about the court officer who jeopardized the safety of New York’s Chief Judge Janet DiFiore: “Chief Judge Janet DiFiore’s decision to require that all state court workers and judges be vaccinated against COVID-19 was both morally right and legally sound. … Continued
The New York State Bar Association is recommending that every employer in the state require that all workers be vaccinated.
Topic: Advertising, solicitation, targeted email to prospective clients Digest: Email communication from out-of-state law firm to a list of specific individuals in New York, seeking clients for future false advertising and products liability class actions, is both an advertisement and a solicitation under Rules 7.1 and 7.3 of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct. … Continued
While still technically property, some courts have recognized that they are more than that, and it is not unusual for divorcing couples to provide for rights or shared time upon separation or divorce.
The disastrous collapse in Surfside, Florida of the 40-year-old Champlain Towers South condominium tower should set off alarm bells in New York City, wherein it is estimated there presently are more than 1 million buildings.
NYSBA offers its best wishes to Gov. Kathy Hochul in her new and history-making role as the state’s first woman executive.
Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, during her coronavirus update today, announced that all of the approximately 15,600 state court system employees will be required to get vaccinated.