Author: Brendan

Going Virtual: NYSBA’s 2021 Annual Meeting Preview

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

NYSBA in the News: Leadership On Tech In The Courts & Health Law Section Chair Discusses Recent Recommendations

As reports that two potential vaccines with 94.5 and 95 percent effectiveness are being released from the pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer, NYSBA Health Law Section Chair Mary Beth Morrisey spoke with two podcasts, including  The Capitol Pressroom (WCNY) where she explained the reasons for recommending the state consider mandating a COVID-19 vaccine once a scientific consensus … Continued

Nuclear Weapons: The Greatest Threat to Humanity

The horror and destruction that is brought on by nuclear weapons need not be explained to the hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens that perished in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where in August of 1945 nuclear bombs were dropped to bring about the end of World War II. The impact of those two bombs is still … Continued

The Joy of Cooking with Orin Cohen | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable

Orin Cohen, a personal injury lawyer from Staten Island joins Sarah and Michael to talk about his love for cooking and recommends some dishes to make for the upcoming holiday season. Cohen has practiced personal injury law for over 30 years but too many in the State Bar Association, he is known for hosting parties … Continued

Renowned National and International Experts to Address NYSBA International Section’s Conference on Nuclear Weapons

The New York State Bar Association International Section is holding an all-day conference that will bring together leading public officials, thought-leaders, policymakers, and domestic and international experts for a comprehensive look at the risks and consequences of nuclear weapons. The conference on “Nuclear Weapons and International Law in the Contemporary Era” will be held on … Continued