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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 Gargi … 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

Brooklyn’s Family Court celebrates marriage equality

The Kings County Family Court and the New York City Family Court Advisory Council to the Administrative Judge Committee for LGBT Matters hosted its second annual LGBTQ event on marriage equality at the Family Court during a ceremony in Downtown Brooklyn on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge recognizes essay contest winners

Brooklyn's Appellate Division Justice Robert Miller and the New York City Bar Association recognized 10 high school students as part of the 13th annual Independence of the Judiciary high school essay contest during a ceremony in Manhattan on Monday. … Full Article

Professor marks 100th birthday at Brooklyn Law School

When Brooklyn Law School professors and alumni refer to an "institution," they might very well be talking about Professor Joseph Crea. … Full Article

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