Courts and Law

The Brooklyn Bar Association’s (BBA) Young Lawyers Committee held its first event of the legal season at the Grand Prospect Hall’s new beer garden, the Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten, in South Slope  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Committee hosts first meeting of the new legal season

The Brooklyn Bar Association’s (BBA) Young Lawyers Committee held its first event of the legal season at the Grand Prospect Hall’s new beer garden, the Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten, in South Slope on Wednesday. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Damages award in pedestrian knock-down

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Loren Baily-Schiffman listens as Nicholas Tzaneteas (at right), trial counsel to the law firm Weser and Weser, conducts a direct examination of the plaintiff in the pedestrian-motor vehicle accident trial Chou v. … Full Article

NYC Law Department participates in mock trial with Brooklyn Latin School

The New York City Law Department continued an annual tradition when its employees helped students from the Brooklyn Latin School compete in a mock trial event this past June. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: $2.5 million settlement in labor law trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Wayne Saitta listens as plaintiff's attorney Dario Perez (standing), of the law firm LaRock & Perez, addresses the jury during his opening remarks in the labor law trial Colorado v. W. F. … Full Article

Brooklyn courts’ summer Internship Program comes to an end

The best of the students from the Kings County Courts Student Employment and Internship Program were honored with awards for their excellent efforts as student-interns during the annual awards ceremony, which was held at the Supreme Court on Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, Aug … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury returns verdict for defendants in premises liability trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Debra Silber listens as plaintiff’s attorney Jordan Tucker (standing), trial counsel to the law office of Beth J. Schlossman Esq., conducts a direct examination of an eyewitness in the premises liability trial Joseph Vasile v. … Full Article

Court interns get serious during annual mock trial and Competition Week

The first week of August always kicks off "Competition Week" for the students involved in the Kings County Supreme Court Student Employment Internship Program. … Full Article

Court interns donate 264 pairs of eyeglasses to charity

These students are going to get an “A” in helping people see. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association enjoys a night at the ballpark

Members of the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) traded their suits and suitcases for peanuts and crackerjacks as they watched the Brooklyn Cyclones beat the Vermont Lake Monsters in Coney Island last Tuesday, Aug. 9. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Verdict in labor law 200 trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Carolyn Wade listens as plaintiff’s attorney Thomas O’Malley (standing), of the law firm Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, makes his opening remarks to the jury in the damages phase of the labor law trial Kolari v. … Full Article

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