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Richmond County Red Mass

posted by Lou Bara   [ updated ]

The Richmond County Red Mass Committee is inviting everyone to attend the Richmond County Red Mass on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6 PM, at Blessed Sacrament Church located at Forest Ave. and Manor Road.  The guest homilist will be Bishop John O'Hara.


New courthouse expected to open September 28th

posted Aug 21, 2015, 11:17 AM by Lou Bara

For the Staten Island Advance's report on the expected opening, click here.

Passing of Gloria Irolla, Mother of Hon. Barbara I. Panepinto.

posted Aug 18, 2015, 7:11 AM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

It is with deep regret to notify you of the passing of Gloria Irolla, mother of the Honorable Barbara I. Panepinto.

The arrangements will be private

Federal Magistrate Vacancy

posted Aug 10, 2015, 6:04 AM by Lou Bara

There is one full-time United States Magistrate Judge vacancy at the Brooklyn Courthouse of the EDNY, effective October 1, 2015.  For details, click here.

Vincent J. Gallo: I am really starting to like these “legal form providing companies.”

posted Aug 10, 2015, 5:11 AM by Pete Weinman

Click HERE to read and participate in the discussion.  

Jane Lincoln has Passed Away.

posted Aug 10, 2015, 5:07 AM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the passing of Jane Lincoln who worked at the Supreme Court, 18 Richmond Terrace.

The wake will be on Tuesday, August 11 and Wednesday, August 12 at the Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., Corner of Tysens Lane from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
The Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, August 13 at 9:15 a.m. at St. Charles Church.

2015 Summer RCBA Journal is now Available Online!

posted Aug 6, 2015, 6:03 AM by Pete Weinman

Check your mailboxes, too, the hard-copies were mailed last week.  Click HERE for the link to view/download a copy. 

Vincent J. Gallo, "Sellers' Concessions Revisited (again)..."

posted Aug 3, 2015, 5:05 AM by Pete Weinman

I had recently been asked by a number of my colleagues to once again, address the issue of 
Sellers’ Concessions, a topic that, at least I thought, we had exhaustively vetted out so as to come to some hard and fast conclusions, thereby establishing firm guidelines within which attorneys could collectively operate so as to stay within the parameters of the myriad Ethics Opinions that were designed to exact “full disclosure” as it related to the issue of Sellers’ Concessions, or so I thought.

Click HERE for a link to see and participate in the discussion.  

Frederic Schneider, Esq., has died.

posted Jul 27, 2015, 4:49 AM by Pete Weinman

It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Frederic Schneider, Esq., husband of Harriet Weinberger, Esq. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, 630 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024. The family will be sitting shiva at 123 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 on Tuesday, 6 pm - 9 pm, Wednesday 12 pm - 3 pm and 6 pm - 9 pm, Thursday 12 pm - 3 pm and 6 pm - 9 pm and Friday 12 pm - 3 pm and 6 pm - 9 pm.

Mr. Schneider is the husband of Harriet Weinberger, Esq. who is the Director of the Attorney for Children Program for the Appellate Division, Second Department. Many matrimonial lawyers and 18B lawyers in Family Court know both Fred and Harriet.

July 31: How to Become a Judge

posted Jul 24, 2015, 8:38 AM by Lou Bara   [ updated Jul 24, 2015, 8:39 AM ]

n Friday, July 31, the New York City Bar, in conjunction with the Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program, will be hosting a talk on how to become a judge.  The program is designed for judicial law clerks and judicial interns, and the panel will feature Hon. Doris M. Gonzalez (Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Criminal Division)Hon. Tanya Kennedy (Judge, New York City Civil Court, New York County) and Hon. Kiyo A. Matsumoto (U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of New York).  It will be moderated by Magistrate Judge Scanlon.  For details, click here.

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