Courts and Law

The New York Chapter of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) hosted its annual holiday party at the Surrogate’s Court in Manhattan on Thursday night, but it was bittersweet for Justice K … Full Article

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers hosts annual update at Brooklyn Bar Association

The New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers held its annual update, an eight-hour day of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) worth a whopping eight credits, at the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) on Remsen Street on Friday.
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Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association gives CLE lecture on aging gracefully

The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) hosted a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar with elder law attorney Fern Finkel titled “Advising Your Clients on Aging in the Community” in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Jury awards $5.7 million in 2006 school bus tragedy

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Genine Edwards listens as plaintiffs’ attorney Michael Feldman (standing), of the law firm Jacoby & Meyers sums up his arguments to the jury in the wrongful death trial Sadiq, et al, v. … Full Article

BP Adams unveils innovative capital budget investments advancing public safety and community-police relations

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Tuesday unveiled more than half a million dollars in new investments from Brooklyn Borough Hall’s Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) budget to advance public safety and community-police relations in the borough. … Full Article

Brooklyn judges honored at the National Association of Women Judges annual conference

Brooklyn and New York judges attending the October 2016 National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington included Hon. Cheryl J. Gonzales, Hon. Marguerite Grays, Hon. Debra James, Hon. Tanya R. Kennedy, Hon. Kathy J. King, Hon. Patricia LaFreniere, Hon. … Full Article

Brooklyn court employees get financial advice

The Kings County Supreme Court held a "Financially Fit" workshop in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, where representatives from Municipal Credit Union (MCU) helped court employees learn about their finances and plan for retirement. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association’s LGBTQ and Young Lawyers Committees host event with Brooklyn Pride

Brooklyn Pride meets on the first Tuesday of every month, and this past Tuesday it was joined by the Brooklyn Bar Association’s LGBTQ and Young Lawyers committees at Bogota on Fifth Avenue. … Full Article

Meet the Bar Leaders: Outsider Aimee Richter made Brooklyn her home

The Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) is filled with dedicated members of the legal profession who often come from Brooklyn families with legal backgrounds. … Full Article

Columbian Lawyers Association host 50th anniversary party at Brooklyn Museum

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn started 50 years ago with a modest 10 members. On Thursday, more than 350 members packed into the Brooklyn Museum to celebrate the semi-centennial anniversary of the organization. … Full Article

Brooklyn Supreme Court hosts domestic violence awareness event

The Kings County Supreme Court hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness seminar at the court on Thursday, where speakers Monica S. Lee and Gladys B. Pipkins discussed some of the warning signs associated with domestic violence. … Full Article

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