Courts and Law

Catholic Lawyers honor five at annual awards dinner

The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kings County celebrated its 42nd annual awards dinner program by honoring five leaders in the local legal community, including judges Hon. Donald S. Kurtz, Hon. Danny K. Chun and Hon. Carl Landicino. … Full Article

Senior Assistant DA Teresa Fabi to retire after more than three decades of service to Brooklyn

Senior Assistant District Attorney for Kings County Teresa Fabi has certainly led an interesting life. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association members surprise Avery Okin with 30th anniversary party

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 Tuesday night. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury returns verdict for defendant in car accident damages trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Edgar G. Walker listens as plaintiff’s attorney Joseph Deliso (standing), of the law firm Joseph Deliso and Assocs., sums up his argument in the motor vehicle accident trial Masgudov v. … Full Article

Judge Graham examines interesting civil topics with Bay Ridge Lawyers

For its final monthly meeting of the season, the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) invited Hon. Bernard Graham to present a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture titled “Interesting Topics in Civil Trials” on Fourth Avenue on Wednesday. … Full Article

Past presidents know who really runs the Brooklyn Bar Association

The Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) is a thriving local organization that boasts more than 2,000 members and provides valuable resources to those members, the local community and the legal system. … Full Article

Kings County Criminal Bar Association gets search and seizure update from Judge Kamins

The Kings County Criminal Bar Association (KCCBA) hosted retired Judge Barry Kamins for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture on updates in search and seizure law over the past 24 months at the Brooklyn Bar Association headquarters on Thursday night. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: No admission of fault in workplace disability trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Devin Cohen listens as plaintiff’s attorney Joseph Ranni (standing), trial counsel to the law firm Bonacic, Krahulik, Cuddeback, addresses the jury in the employment discrimination trial Braxton v. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association CLE reviews what you can and can’t say in the workplace

The Brooklyn Bar Association's (BBA) Employment and Labor Law Committee hosted a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled "It's All Politics: Can I Say That in the Workplace?" at the bar association headquarters on Wednesday. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Driver hit by city bus on Fulton Street awarded $423K in car accident trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Wavny Toussaint listens as attorney Jeffrey Koenig (standing), of the law firm Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, faces the jury during his direct examination of the plaintiff in the motor vehicle accident trial Despeignes v. … Full Article

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