Courts and Law

Past presidents of the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) held a 30th anniversary and 60th birthday party for Executive Director Avery Eli Okin at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on  … Full Article

Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project to host Annual Fundraising Gala

The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) will host its annual fundraising gala at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Wednesday, May 11, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at BAM (30 Lafayette Ave.).   … Full Article

Columbian Lawyers visit Atlantic City for annual CLE weekend

Nearly 100 members of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn traveled to Atlantic City last week for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar moderated by Arthur Aidala, titled "Law and Journalism,” held at the Borgata. … Full Article

Justice Hinds-Radix honored by the Association of Black Women Attorneys

Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix was one of three honorees who were presented with awards during the 40th annual gala for the Association of Black Women Attorneys at the Rainbow Room in Manhattan on April 15. … Full Article

Family Court celebrates the Miranda Warning at Law Day event

The Family Court held its annual Law Day event themed “Miranda: More Than Words” on May 3 at the courthouse in Downtown Brooklyn, where Professor Randy A. Hertz gave the keynote address and five court employees were honored. … Full Article

Overflow turnout to mourn a beloved judge, father, scout leader: Arthur Schack

Dilia Shack, wife of the late Justice Arthur Schack, and her daughter Elaine are presented with the American flag by the Color Guard of the New York State Court Officers. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury finds no fault for defendant in car accident trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Lara Genovesi listens as defendant’s attorney Aaron O’Brien (standing), of the law firm James G. Bilello & Assocs., addresses the jury during his opening remarks in the motor vehicle accident trial Dorgelan v. McKenzie. … Full Article

Lawrence Taylor helps the Brooklyn Bar Association raise $45,000 for scholarships

The Brooklyn Bar Association's fourth annual Hon. Theodore T. Jones Jr. … Full Article

Justice Hinds-Radix dispels myths of the oral argument at Columbian Lawyers CLE seminar

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn hosted Associate Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix, New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled "The Myths of Oral Argument" at the Rex Manor in Dyker Heights on Tuesday. … Full Article

Arthur Aidala celebrates celebrity wedding

Partners in law are now partners for life. It was an extravagant affair with some of the biggest members of the Brooklyn legal community and a few celebrities in attendance as Arthur Aidala and Marianne Bertuna got married at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan on Saturday. … Full Article

Beloved Bay Ridge Justice Arthur Schack dies at 70

Hon. New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack died Monday, May 2, at age 70. … Full Article


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