Practice Area: General/Multidisciplinary Practice

Social Media Can Change Outcomes in the Courtroom

Social media affects the public’s perception and results of jury trials – and legal experts are examining the true impact. Brian Donnelly and Gary Muhlstock, partners at Cullen and Dykman, discussed how social media has already affected court cases in a New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education course. The Effect on Jurors “Does … Continued

NYSBA House of Delegates Approves Subscription Plan Concept Proposed by the Membership Committee

The New York State Bar Association’s Membership Committee, chaired by Clotelle Drakeford of the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County and Michelle Wildgrube, a partner at Cioffi Slezak Wildgrube, proposed a subscription plan for association membership at the House of Delegates’ summer meeting June 10th. The House of Delegates enthusiastically approved the concept of the … Continued

Domenick Napoletano To Take Over as President-Elect of the New York State Bar Association on June 1

Domenick Napoletano will become the president-elect of the New York State Bar Association on June 1. Napoletano, who has been the association’s treasurer for almost four years,  is chairing the association’s Working Group on Facial Recognition Software and Access to Legal Representation.  The working group is researching the implications of facial recognition software on civil … Continued

Law on Electronic Notary Services Goes Into Effect Feb. 1

A new law, NY Executive Law Section 135-c, authorizes notaries to perform electronic notarial acts by registering with the Department of State and complying with new rules. Notaries wishing to provide electronic notary services will be able to register with the Department of State starting on Feb. 1. After Jan. 31, New York State will no … Continued

Report of President Sherry Levin Wallach to the House of Delegates

Sherry Levin Wallach touched on a number of issues and updates in her report to the NYSBA House of Delegates on Friday Jan. 20th. From membership growth to the protection of constitutional rights and the rule of law, the New York State Bar Association is poised for an exciting and impactful year ahead, she said. … Continued

One on One- Vol. 43 No. 2

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