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The Brooklyn Bar Association held a ceremony at the federal courthouse in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, during which it installed David Chidekel as its new president, as well as the other officer … Full Article

Michael Miller sworn in as president of NYS Bar Association

Manhattan attorney Michael Miller was sworn in as the 121st president of the New York State Bar Association during a ceremony on June 4. … Full Article

Incoming Columbian Lawyers Association President Joe Rosato honored by Shorefront Dems

The next president of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, Joseph Rosato, was among the four honorees at the Shorefront Democratic Club’s annual awards dinner, which was held at Sirico’s in Dyker Heights on Wednesday, May 30. … Full Article

George Farkas pens touching tribute of the late criminal defense lawyer Millet

Defense attorney, Michael A. Millet, who was well liked and whose friends considered unheralded, died last week at the age of 72 after a battle with cancer.  … Full Article

Legal community gathers at Borough Hall for Justice Dabiri’s retirement

After serving Brooklyn from the bench for the last 27 years, Justice Gloria Dabiri has retired, and friends, judges and courthouse staff packed into Borough Hall on Friday for a party to say goodbye to her. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bar Association hosts CLE on guardianship do’s and don’ts

The Brooklyn Bar Association held its final continuing legal education seminar before it takes a break for the summer on guardianship cases. … Full Article

Nancy Sunshine returns to the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association for updates on e-filing

Hon. Nancy Sunshine, the county clerk, clerk of Supreme Court and commissioner of jurors, was back at the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association last Wednesday for an update on a continuing legal education lecture that she gave two years ago on e-filing. … Full Article

Kings County Democratic Party Committee honors Gregory Cerchione, two others at annual gala

The Kings County Democratic Party Committee honored three including Gregory T. Cerchione during its annual gala that was held at El Caribe in Mill Basin on Thursday, May 24. … Full Article

CAMBA Legal Service attorneys win battle to unionize

Earlier this month, staff attorneys at CAMBA Legal Services, a social services provider in Brooklyn, announced their intentions to unionize. Approximately two weeks later they announced that they have won union recognition after a card check agreement was reached. … Full Article

Judge Sanket Bulsara speaks at DA’s Asian Pacific American celebration

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office held its annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month event at Brooklyn Law School on Thursday, May 24, where federal court Judge Sanket Bulsara was the keynote speaker and two community members were honored. … Full Article


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