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Verrazzano Cup Tournament - 7/14/16

posted Jun 16, 2016, 9:05 AM by Lou Bara

The Verrazzano Cup Tournament will be taking place on July 14 ,2016 (Bastille Day) at Marine Park. The Richmond County Bar Association is hoping to wrestle the cup back from the Brooklyn Bar Association. Also, anyone who is interested in the post golf award dinner which will be held around 5:30 pm should contact Rodney Stilwell at (718) 720-7000.

RCBA CLE: The Honourable John M. Leventhal (App. Div, 2nd Dept) will be speaking concerning his experiences as the Presiding Judge of the first Felony Domestic Violence Court in the United States.

posted Jun 8, 2016, 8:45 AM by Pete Weinman

On June 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Central Jury Room located at 26 Central Avenue, the Honorable John M. Leventhal will be speaking concerning his experiences as the Presiding Judge of the first Felony Domestic Violence Court in the United States.   This discussion by the Honorable John M. Leventhal, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, should be informative and give all a perspective on what has been done and what improvements could be done in our system to combat domestic violence. 


All are invited to attend. 


One CLE credit is being offered to attorneys but you must R.S.V.P. by June 13, 2016, requesting CLE credit and providing your email address.


Please R.S.V.P. to Susan Wieser at SWieser@nycourts.gov.


RCBA CLE: "Getting It In & Keeping It Out: The Admissibility of Testimony & Evidence in Court."

posted Jun 3, 2016, 6:53 AM by Pete Weinman

Click HERE for the flyer.

Dear Members:

The RCBA will be having a CLE on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Staten Island University Hospital, Regina M. McGinn, MD Education Center, 475 Seaview Avenue.
The topic will be:  "Getting It In & Keeping It Out:  The Admissibility of Testimony & Evidence in Court".  The speaker will be:  Hon. Joseph J. Maltese, Associate Justice, Appellate Division, 2nd Dept.
The cost is:  $75 - pre-registered (Members)
                   $90 - Pay at Door (Members)
                   $125 - Non-Members
Materials Will be provided.
This program will qualify for 2.00 CLE Credits in Professional Skills.
This is a transitional Course (Valid for all attorneys).

Prosecuting Attorney Vacancy in the Bronx.

posted Jun 2, 2016, 6:46 AM by Pete Weinman

See the flyer by clicking HERE

Joseph Canepa's father has passed.

posted Jun 2, 2016, 5:13 AM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

A member of the RCBA, Joseph Canepa, Esq. has just lost his father, Giuseppe Canepa.

The wake will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 2 -5 & 7 -9 p.m. at Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village, NY  11379.

The funeral will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 with a mass at 10 a.m. at St. Brigid Church on St. Nicholas Ave. corner of Linden St., Brooklyn, NY 11237.  The interment will follow at St. Johns Cemetery in Middle Village, NY  11379.

Jerry Judin ends distinguished legal career

posted May 27, 2016, 9:08 AM by Lou Bara

Click here to read this great tribute to Jerry Judin, Chief Court Attorney, Surrogate's Court.

Appellate Division, 2nd Dept to Come to Staten Island Courthouse

posted May 19, 2016, 6:01 AM by Lou Bara

The Appellate Division, Second Department will be hearing appeals on 
June 3, 2016 at the new Staten Island Courthouse, 26 Central Avenue, in the Central Jury Room, Justices William Mastro, Joseph Maltese, Sandra Sgroi and Reinaldo Rivera presiding.  All interested are encouraged to attend.  Arguments are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Fee Arbitrators Needed

posted May 18, 2016, 9:08 AM by Lou Bara

The Richmond County Bar Association is in desperate need of Fee Arbitrators. With that being said, the Brooklyn Bar Association has been selected this year to host a free, all-day arbitration training program on
 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

This training is specifically geared to attorneys who would be interested in participating in panels for the Part 137 Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program.  The CLE credit provided is 1.5 credits in ethics and 5 credits in skills.

If you are interested in reserving a spot for this program please send an email to: aokin@brooklynbar.org or if you have any questions you can call Mr. Okin at 718-624-0675 Ext. 213.

Again, in order to participate in this free CLE program you must agree to be part of the RCBA Fee Arbitration Program.

CLE Opportunity

posted May 5, 2016, 6:38 AM by Lou Bara

There will be a CLE presented by the RCBA Surrogate's Court Committee on May 24th at 2 PM.  Click here for further details.

Law Day Photos

posted May 3, 2016, 10:56 AM by Lou Bara

This year's RCBA Law Day photos are now available, courtesy of Pete Weinman.  They are available here and in the Photographs section.

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