Courts and Law

The Brooklyn Bar Association invited professors, judges, alumni and other members of the legal community to a reception honoring Nicholas Allard, the president and dean of Brooklyn Law School … 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

Kings County Housing Court Bar Association honors five at annual luncheon

The Kings County Housing Court Bar Association (KCHCBA) honored five during its annual luncheon at Brooklyn Law School on Thursday where it honored five including its own president of 17 years Michael Rosenthal. … Full Article

Outgoing Dean Nick Allard brought Brooklyn Law School into 21st century

In his compelling, satirical bestseller “Purely Academic,” 20th century educator Stringfellow Barr noted something like this: “Some university presidents are ornamented by the university, others ornament the university.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Family Court holds annual teen day

The Kings County Family Court hosted its annual Teen Day event on Thursday for Brooklyn kids in the foster care system to network and interact with various agencies to prepare for their future. … Full Article

Two women from Brooklyn poised to lead statewide bar associations

Two attorneys from Brooklyn are poised to take over as presidents of two statewide bar associations within the next year. … Full Article

Carrie Anne Cavallo sworn in as Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association president

Carrie Anne Cavallo has served in nearly every capacity at the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association since she joined it 14 years ago and on Wednesday she added a final title — president. … Full Article

Michael Miller sworn in as president of NYS Bar Association

Manhattan attorney Michael Miller was sworn in as the 121st president of the New York State Bar Association during a ceremony on June 4. … Full Article

Incoming Columbian Lawyers Association President Joe Rosato honored by Shorefront Dems

The next president of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, Joseph Rosato, was among the four honorees at the Shorefront Democratic Club’s annual awards dinner, which was held at Sirico’s in Dyker Heights on Wednesday, May 30. … Full Article

George Farkas pens touching tribute of the late criminal defense lawyer Millet

Defense attorney, Michael A. Millet, who was well liked and whose friends considered unheralded, died last week at the age of 72 after a battle with cancer.  … Full Article

Legal community gathers at Borough Hall for Justice Dabiri’s retirement

After serving Brooklyn from the bench for the last 27 years, Justice Gloria Dabiri has retired, and friends, judges and courthouse staff packed into Borough Hall on Friday for a party to say goodbye to her. … Full Article

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