Courts and Law

The young lawyer sections of the various bar associations in Brooklyn and New York City have continued a recent tradition last week — an annual "Battle of the Bars" — which took place at Emme … Full Article

Battle of the Bars brings bar associations together for charity and networking

The young lawyer sections of the various bar associations in Brooklyn and New York City have continued a recent tradition last week — an annual "Battle of the Bars" — which took place at Emmett O'Lunney's in Manhattan on Tuesday, June 12. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association co-sponsors CLE on construction accidents

The Brooklyn Bar Association hosted a continuing legal education seminar in Brooklyn Heights last Wednesday that was co-sponsored by the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers on construction accidents. … Full Article

Foster care youth speaks about challenges at Family Court pride event

The Kings County Family Court held its fifth annual Pride Month event in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday where it invited three speakers to address the judges and attorneys of the court including a 22-year-old living in foster care who detailed some of the shortcomings of the system. … Full Article

Joy Thompson installed as vice president in statewide Women's Bar Association

The Brooklyn Women's Bar Association (BWBA) has had three presidents of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY), and it is likely on its way to its fourth as Joy A. … Full Article

Judge Quinones given the Judith Kaye Award by the New York State Women's Bar

Hon. Joanne Quinones was given the Hon. Judith S. Kaye Access to Justice Award by the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY) during its annual convention that was held in Upstate in Cooperstown on June 1. … Full Article

UFC, boxing fighter Conor McGregor negotiating plea deal to avoid jail time after Barclays Center arrest

UFC fighter and former boxing champion Conor McGregor spent more time getting to and from Brooklyn’s Supreme Court on Thursday morning for a hearing stemming from his April arrest than he spent before a judge. … Full Article

Victoria Lombardi-Bodnar sworn in as new president of the Inns of Court

After a year with Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix as president, the Nathan R. Sobel Kings County American Inn of Court installed a new president during a ceremony in Manhattan on Monday. Victoria Lombardi-Bodnar officially became the 15th president of the Inn. … Full Article

Columbian Lawyers Association installs Joseph Rosato as new president

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn held its 50th annual dinner dance and installation ceremony at El Caribe in Mill Basin on Friday. … Full Article

Former Brooklyn Assemblymember Pamela Harris pleads guilty to wire fraud, witness tampering

It wasn’t until she read her statement to the court that former South Brooklyn Assemblymember Pamela Harris began to cry. It started with a waver in her voice, her head bowed down over a piece of paper as she read her account of the crimes. … Full Article

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