Courts and Law

Internships are intended to teach and prepare students for the job market, and the Kings County Supreme Court Student Employment and Internship Program did exactly that on Tuesday when it hel … Full Article

County Clerk Nancy Sunshine explains e-filing at Brooklyn Bar CLE session

The Brooklyn Bar Association's Computer Technology Committee invited Kings County Clerk Nancy T. Sunshine to host a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar called "Litigation Made Simple: E-Filing in Kings County" in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. … Full Article

Chuck Otey's Pro Bono Barrister: Brooklyn Bar panel to explore the growing ‘Billyburg Effect’ on jury panels

“Put it this way,” a Court Street trial lawyer asked, “Would you want to have the cast of ‘Girls’ serve as the jury in a case you were trying here in Kings County?” … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers honor outgoing President Grace Borrino during annual dinner dance

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association packed nearly 200 judges, lawyers and other dignitaries into Battery Gardens in Manhattan for its 62nd annual dinner dance on Thursday night, where it honored outgoing President Grace M. Borrino. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association hosts Pro Bono Fair to help inexperienced lawyers

The Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) hosted a Pro Bono Fair on Wednesday night at the bar association building in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: City settles trial in spare tire incident

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Genine Edwards listens as New York City Law Department attorney Matthew Accardo (standing) addresses the jury during summations in Scaduto v. NYC. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyer helps autistic teens go to prom

The 86th Street Kiwanis Club of Bath Beach helped make some dreams come true for a group of autistic high school students on Tuesday night as it hosted a Dream Prom at Sirico's on 13th Avenue in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Seneca Club honors community leaders at annual dinner

The Seneca Club of Kings County honored more than 40 local elected officials and other community leaders during its 117th Anniversary Dinner Dance at Giando's on the Water in Williamsburg on Thursday night.  … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury finds bus operator 95 percent liable in Park Slope car accident trial

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Bernard Graham listens as Y. Gail Goode (standing), of the New York City Transit Law Department, summarizes her arguments for the jury in the motor vehicle accident trial Guevara v. NYC Transit Authority. … Full Article

Chuck Otey's Pro Bono Barrister: Does Second Amendment also guarantee the right to slaughter people at will?

It’s been a crazy and distressing week, with the entire nation struggling, once again, to grasp a tragedy that, ironically, might not  have resulted in the deaths of so many people had the murderer not been able to obtain a veritable machine gun, capable of firing hundreds of high-velocity  … Full Article

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association installs Sara Gozo as president

The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) held an installation ceremony for its new president, Sara J. Gozo, and its new slate of officers, directors and delegates at the Appellate Court in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article

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