Details to follow.
The RCBA will be having a CLE seminar on Wednesday, October 8, 2014
(See attached flyer) from 6 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
at the Staten Island University Hospital, Regina M. McGinn, MD Education Center, 475 Seaview Ave.
The topics will be: What every Attorney should know about the NYC Building Dept. Part II and A primer on the Federal and NYS Capital Gains Tax on residential real estate transactions.
The speakers will be: Vincent J. Gallo, Esq., LLM and Raymond L. Liebman, Esq., CPA
The cost will be: members (pre-registered) $75.00
members (pay at door) $90.00
This program will qualify for 3.00 CLE credits in Professional practice and is valid for all attorneys as this is a transitional course.
Please register as soon as possible.
There will be a networking event for Accountants, Attorneys and Bankers to be held on November 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
at Investors Bank located on Page Avenue. This is an open invitation for all attorneys.
I am pleased to share with you the call for submissions for the 2015 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship! This is an opportunity for CUNY and SUNY community college students to receive cash prizes, improve their research/writing skills and highlight an academic achievement on their resumes. Your support is instrumental to spread the word about this opportunity. Please share the scholarship details below with your contacts, on your websites, social media networks and newsletters.
2015 David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship
For CUNY and SUNY Community College Students
Deadline: Essays accepted starting December 1, 2014 through April 1, 2015
o $1,500 - NYS Community College Grand Prize awarded to a student from either
o $1,000 - CUNY Community College Prize
o $1,000 - SUNY Community College Prize
Essay Topic: LGBT: THE ROAD TO EQUALITY. How have the New York
Courts addressed equal human rights for the LGBT Community?
Guidelines: The Historical Society of the New York Courts has set up a website
with useful links at http://www.nycourts.gov/history/academic-center/garfinkel-essay-contest.html
Thank you for your support!
New York State Unified Court System
Office of Public Affairs
For the flyer, click HERE
Dear RCBA Members:
It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the passing of a member of the RCBA, Robert J. Renehan, Esq., Court Attorney Referee, Surrogate's Court, Richmond County.
Respects will be received from Reddens Funeral Home, 325 W. 14th Street - between 8th & 9th, New York, NY 10014;(212) 242-1456
- today, Thursday, September 4th 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Internment - Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Westchester.
Condolences may be sent to: Mr. John Renehan (Contact Elisa at 718 442 4500 for info).
It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the death of one of the members of the RCBA: Carl M. Erman, Esq.
The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, September 4, 2014 at:
Bernheim Apter Kreitzman Funeral Chapel
68 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ
Shiva will be held at the Erman Residence - contact Elise at RCB A 718 442 4500 for the address.
The wake will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Colonial Funeral Home located at 2819 Hylan Boulevard. The wake will be from 2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m.
The funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, 53 St. Patrick's Place
It was brought to my attention that Philip Mattina, Esq., a member of the RCBA, had a massive heart attack last week. He is in Staten Island University Hospital North and had emergency open heart surgery.
In case any of you have cases with him just notify the court to get the case adjourned and explain the situation. I will keep all of you informed should there be any more news.
Please let's all pray for him to make a speedy recovery!
Elisa S. Lefkowitz, Executive Director
on behalf of:
Christopher J. Fitzpatrick, President
Richmond County Bar Association
152 Stuyvesant Place, Ste. 203
Staten Island, NY 10301
See the flyer HERE
. Thanks to President Fitzpatrick for forwarding this info.