Courts and Law

Bay Ridge Lawyers hosts ethics CLE following trip to Atlantic City

Fresh off of their trip to Atlantic City, the Bay Ridge Lawyers invited attorney Mark Longo to their monthly meeting for a continuing legal education (CLE) lecture on ethics in Bay Ridge on Wednesday night. … Full Article

Marc Fliedner officially declares candidacy for Brooklyn district attorney

Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez has already jumped out to a big lead in Brooklyn’s burgeoning DA race, but another hat has officially been thrown into the pile on Thursday when Marc Fliedner officially declared that he is running for the office. … Full Article

Volunteer Lawyers Project provides new lawyers with education, experience

Many inexperienced lawyers looking to help increase their skills and get a foot into the door of the legal community are turning to Brooklyn’s Volunteer Lawyers Project as a way to help. … Full Article

Hon. Reginald Boddie sworn in as New York State Supreme Court justice

Honorable Reginald A. Boddie was sworn in as a justice of the New York state Supreme Court in front of his family, friends and colleagues during a special ceremony at Borough Hall last Thursday night. … Full Article

Kings County Supreme Court sends off interns with awards ceremony

An awards ceremony was held for members Kings County Courts Student Employment and Internship Program at the Supreme Court in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon. … Full Article

Marching women might be less problem for Trump than revenue from abroad

Just two days after the national Women’s March on Washington, President Donald Trump is in a bit of trouble and it has nothing to do with women’s rights. … Full Article

Michael Cibella installed as new president of the Kings County Criminal Bar Association

A new day began for the Kings County Criminal Bar Association (KCCBA) when it said goodbye to its immediate past president and installed Michael Cibella as its new president during a ceremony at the Brooklyn Bar Association on Thursday night. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Flipped car in Ocean Avenue accident

In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Carl Landicino listens as attorney Brigitte Gulliver (standing), of counsel to the law offices of Richard Bernsley, conducts a direct examination of the plaintiff in the motor vehicle accident trial Maddalena Latronico v. … Full Article

El Chapo's new home: a jail that held mobsters, terrorists

In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country's most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. … Full Article

Brooklyn DA to hire immigration attorneys to protect borough’s immigrants

Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez was at the recent Kings County Criminal Bar Association meeting on Thursday, where he announced that his office will hire a pair of immigration attorneys to work with assistant district attorneys to ensure that immigrants don't get deported for low-lev … Full Article

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