Courts and Law

Domenick Napoletano honored by Stars and Stripes Democratic Club

Domenick Napoletano, a past president of the Brooklyn Bar Association, was honored by the Stars and Stripes Regular Democratic Organization of the 49th Assembly District during its annual dinner at Sirico's Catering Hall in Dyker Heights last Thursday. … Full Article

Interns for the court honored during awards ceremony

The students of the Kings County Courts Student Employment & Internship Program were honored and given awards during a ceremony at the Kings County Supreme Court in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday after they successfully completed the semester. … Full Article

Metropolitan Black Bar Association honors Judge Kuntz during awards gala

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) held its 33rd annual Anniversary Awards Gala and honored Brooklyn Federal Court Judge William Kuntz during a ceremony at Pier 60 in Manhattan on Friday. … Full Article

Building superintendent charged with stealing over $18,000 from 8 apartment-seekers

A Cypress Hills man was charged with grand larceny and scheme to defraud Wednesday after he allegedly stole more than $18,000 from eight people by posing as a building management employee. … Full Article

Sisters with Purpose honors Judge Ash, two others at Cotillion Ball

The Sisters with Purpose hosted its annual Royal Achiever’s Cotillion as part of its Pathways for Young Leaders program where it honored three including Kings County Supreme Court Justice Sylvia G. Ash at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach on Thursday, May 18. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge recognizes Stuyvesant student in essay contest

Brooklyn’s Appellate Division Justice Robert J. Miller on Tuesday held a ceremony celebrating 10 finalists of the annual Independence of the Judiciary High School Essay Contest at the New York City Bar Association in Manhattan. … Full Article

Errol Louis delivers commencement speech at Brooklyn Law School graduation

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) celebrated its 116th commencement ceremony at the Brooklyn Academy of Music where 399 students received their degrees on Thursday, May 18. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Salon owner awarded no damages in car accident trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Richard Velasquez listens as attorney Joanne Porcelli (standing), of the law firm Parker Waichman, conducts a direct examination of the plaintiff in the motor vehicle accident trial Peralta v Roa. … Full Article

Former DA Hynes celebrated for career as a reformer

More than 100 members of Brooklyn’s legal community, including many current and retired judges, gathered together at the Water Club in Manhattan on Friday where they celebrated the career of former District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes. … Full Article

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