It's that time of year! Bring new
teddy bears to Judge Gigante's Chambers, Surrogate's Court, 18 Richmond Terrace, Room 200 or to Judge Ozzi's Chambers, located at the new court house at 26 Central Avenue, Room 510. Please bring all donations by December 16th. See the flyer attached below.
It is with great sadness that I have to inform all of you of the passing of the wife (Prudence Siracuse) of George Siracuse, Esq.
The wake will take place on Friday, November 20, 2015 at Casey's Funeral Home from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The mass will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at St. Theresa's Church at 9:30 a.m.
The Richmond County Bar Association's Annual Holiday Party will take place on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at Above Rooftop at the Hilton Garden Inn. The cost for members is $125 and Court Personnel are FREE. Please RSVP by December 4, 2015. Please see the flyer below for more details and sponsorship opportunities.
ongratulations to our own Pete Weinman for finishing the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1st. Check out video he took during the run here
and photos here
Download the flyer here
The RCBA will be having a CLE seminar on Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (followed by dinner) at LiGreci's Staaten, 697 Forest Ave. The speakers will be: Hon. Catherine M. DiDomenico and Deborah Scalise, Esq. The topics will be on: Ethical Issues in Matrimonial and Family Law Cases and Ethics and Social Media. The course will qualify for 2 cle credits (1 credit in Professional Ethics and 1 credit in Professional Practice). The cost will be $75 for pre-registered members, $90 for those who pay that night and $125 for non-members. Please rsvp as soon as possible! Thank you.
Earn 3 CLE credits for FREE while taking part in a great cause!
The nonprofit Empire Mock Trial is pleased to invite you to participate as a judge in its "World Championship" mock trial program on October 24-26 at the federal court in Brooklyn. Over 550 talented high school students from across the globe are traveling to the Big Apple and they need you to serve as their mock judges and jurors but real life educators! By volunteering just a few hours of your time, you can make a meaningful impact in these young people's lives while earning CLE credit in the process. It's a win-win for everyone!
I've included general information about the program below, and you can register to judge here.
- Features four preliminary rounds of competition, and you can judge as many or as few as you like—no litigation experience is required.
- Please feel free to invite a friend or colleague to judge with you at the program. We'll pair you together!
- Our participants hail from 7 countries (Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Korea, United Kingdom, and the United States) and 24 states.
- We'll serve complimentary food and beverages as a token of our appreciation.
- Registering takes less than a minute -- you can do so here.
We'd be happy to answer any questions you may have; simply call (917-426-3682) or email us at email@example.com. Thank you!
For the flyer and info, click HERE
It is with deep sadness to report the passing away of the father-in-law (John McGarry) of John P. Connors, Jr.
The wake will be Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Harmon Funeral Home.
The wake will be from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The funeral will take place on Friday, October 9, 2015 at Sacred Heart Church at 11:15 a.m.
This year's Night of Nostalgia for RCBA members practicing 25 years or more will be on October 29th at 6 PM at The Staaten. Tickets are $75 per person. Please call 718-442-4500 for details.
for the flyer.