Courts and Law

Justice Wayne Saitta lectures Bay Ridge Lawyers Association at latest CLE

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) hosted a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) meeting with Justice Wayne P. Saitta as the guest speaker at the Pearl Room on Third Avenue on Wednesday. … Full Article

84th Precinct Community Council meeting ‘weird’ without Leslie Lewis

For the past 25 years, Leslie Lewis had been a mainstay of the 84th Precinct Community Council meetings. … Full Article

U.S. Attorney Robert Capers introduces himself to Brooklyn legal community

Robert Capers, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, made an informal introduction to many of his constituents early Thursday morning when he arrested Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and two others on bribery and fraud charges. … Full Article

Brooklyn DA’s office holds third annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration

The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office held its third annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at St. Ann and The Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights on Monday. The event was held in collaboration with the Dominican Bar Association and the Puerto Rican Bar Association. … Full Article

Columbian Lawyers Association to celebrate 50th anniversary on Thursday

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday, Oct. 27, starting at 6:30 p.m. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: No award in rear-end fender bender

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Carolyn Wade listens as defendant's attorney Richard M. Sands (standing) displays an evidentiary photograph as he addresses the jury during his opening remarks in the damages phase of the motor vehicle accident trial Perez v. … Full Article

Brooklyn attorney Peter Eikenberry honored by U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals for highest professionalism

New York attorney and Brooklyn Heights resident Peter G. Eikenberry has received the prestigious American Inns of Court’s 2016 Professionalism Award from the U.S. … Full Article

Kings County Criminal Bar Association honors retiring justice Jo Ann Ferdinand at CLE meeting

The Kings County Criminal Bar Association (KCCBA) hosted its monthly Continuing Legal Education (CLE) meeting where it honored retiring Justice Jo Ann Ferdinand at the Brooklyn Bar Association on Remsen Street on Thursday night. … Full Article

Metropolitan Black Bar Association inducts officers at installation ceremony

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) installed President Paula Edgar and the rest of its new slate of officers and directors during a ceremony in front of more than 300 of its members at Proskauer Rose LLP in Manhattan on Monday. … Full Article


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