Courts and Law

Court Clerk Nancy Sunshine leads annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Brooklyn Heights

The County Clerk for Kings County, Hon. Nancy T. Sunshine, served as the grand marshal at the 24th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Luncheon in Brooklyn Heights on Friday. … Full Article

Brooklyn DA honors Women’s Bar Association for Women’s History Month

Each year the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office and the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA) team up for a Women’s History Month event, but this year the DA’s Office decided that it would make the BWBA an honoree instead. … Full Article

SKETCHES OF COURT: Settlement reached in child knockdown accident

In this courtroom sketch Hon. Peter Sweeney listens as plaintiff’s attorney Russell LiBrizzi (standing), of the law offices of Rubenstein & Rynecki, summarizes his arguments for the jury in the motor vehicle accident trial Loadholt v. Moschella and Gabriel. … Full Article

CLE focuses on cryptocurrency and how lawyers can recover it during divorce proceedings

In a span of less than 10 years, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have gone from the province of techies and money launderers to widespread use today where most people, governments, big accounting firms and prominent software companies are investing in them. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School students take part in student walkout for gun control

On the one month anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, students from Brooklyn Law School joined a crowd of approximately 1,000 students who converged on the steps of Borough Hall on Wednesday morning as part of the National Student Walkout to protest gun violence. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association on board with extending attorney-client privilege

The New York State Senate and Assembly have recently passed a bill that would extend attorney-client privileges to lawyer referral services, and both the NYS Bar Association (NYSBA) and the Brooklyn Bar Association (BBA) want to see that bill signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. … Full Article

Kings County Criminal Bar Association to honor Justice Riviezzo, three others

The Kings County Criminal Bar Association (KCCBA) announced recently that it will honor Justice Dineen Riviezzo and three others during its annual dinner next month, which will be held Sat, April 21 at Giando on the Water in Williamsburg. … Full Article

Noxious odor leads to lockdown of two floors at Brooklyn Supreme Court

Three people were exposed to a noxious odor and one had to be rushed to the hospital as a result after the Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Term, received a letter on Monday that contained a white powder, court employees told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

Brooklyn District Attorney’s office is looking for high school interns

High school students looking for something to do this summer while improving their resumes should contact the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office as it recently partnered together with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) to create a summer internship program. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio appoints two judges to Civil Court

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of two interim judges, Hon. Jeffrey Gershuny and Hon. Adam Perlmutter, to the New York City Civil Court on Monday. … Full Article


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