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The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) held its 97th annual dinner at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Tuesday, where it honored Hon. Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix and Hon. Frank R. … Full Article

Brooklyn Women’s Bar hosts 97th annual dinner at Botanic Garden

The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) held its 97th annual dinner at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Tuesday, where it honored Hon. Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix and Hon. Frank R. Seddio. … Full Article

CLE Program thriving at Brooklyn Bar Association

If a good Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program makes for good lawyers, then Kings County must have some of the best around, because the Brooklyn Bar Association’s (BBA) CLE department is thriving with more high-quality offerings than ever before. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Carpenter sues development, construction firms after accident

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Genine Edwards listens as a witness for the plaintiff gives testimony in the damages phase of the bifurcated labor law trial Martin Nedd v. 44th Street Development LLC and Gotham Construction Co. LLC … Full Article

Catholic Lawyers Guild marks end of the year with annual awards dinner

The Catholic Lawyers Guild Diocese of Brooklyn, Kings County Chapter, said goodbye to its president, inducted new officers and honored six others during its 41st annual awards dinner at Gargiulo's in Coney Island Thursday night. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Brooklyn court assesses charges of medical malpractice

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Laura Jacobson listens as plaintiff's attorney Mark M. Basichas (standing), of the law firm Mark M. Basichas & Assocs., PC, makes an opening statement to the jury in the medical malpractice trial Shamayeva v. … Full Article

Volunteer Lawyers Project celebrates 25 years of service at gala

Hundreds of lawyers and judges packed the Brooklyn Academy of Music for the 25th annual Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) gala, where nine different honorees were presented with awards. … Full Article

Family of Akai Gurley, man fatally shot by NYPD, sues NYC

The family of an unarmed Brooklyn man shot by police in November has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge allows slip-and-fall case against Target to proceed

In a ruling published last week, a Brooklyn federal judge allowed a negligence case against the store Target to move forward. Eastern District Judge William F. … Full Article

Police captain not confident Brooklyn Bridge Park will get more cops

New construction is happening everywhere in Brooklyn, and with many of those projects focused in Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights, it is putting stress on the area’s infrastructure. … Full Article

Kings County Housing Court holds 14th annual awards luncheon

Judges, lawyers and housing court personnel gathered in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday to celebrate the Kings County Housing Court Bar Association’s (KCHCBA) 14th annual awards lunch and this year’s five award recipients. … Full Article

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