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2015 Holiday Teddy Bear Drive

posted Nov 19, 2015, 9:41 AM by Lou Bara

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.

George Siracuse's wife, Prudence, has passed away.

posted Nov 18, 2015, 12:29 PM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

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.

Annual RCBA Holiday Party - December 16

posted Nov 6, 2015, 8:05 AM by Lou Bara   [ updated Nov 6, 2015, 8:06 AM ]

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. 

Congrats to Pete Weinman

posted Nov 2, 2015, 8:21 AM by Lou Bara   [ updated Nov 2, 2015, 1:11 PM ]

Congratulations 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.


RCBA CLE - Ethical Issues in Matrimonial and Family Law Cases and Ethics and Social Media. Nov 12, 2015.

posted Oct 22, 2015, 9:36 AM by Pete Weinman   [ updated Oct 22, 2015, 9:37 AM ]

Download the flyer here.

Dear Members:

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.

Empire Mock Trial Needs Judges

posted Oct 14, 2015, 7:19 AM by Lou Bara

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 judge@empiremocktrial.org. Thank you!

Investors Bank Night of Networking 10/15/2015 - RCBA Members Invited!

posted Oct 8, 2015, 6:50 AM by Pete Weinman

For the flyer and info, click HERE.

John P. Connors, Jr.'s Father-in-Law (John McGarry) has Passed Away. (NOTE: CORRECTION TO FUNERAL LOCATION).

posted Oct 8, 2015, 5:04 AM by Pete Weinman   [ updated Oct 8, 2015, 9:55 AM ]

Dear Members:

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.

RCBA Night of Nostalgia - 10/29, 6 PM, The Staaten

posted Oct 6, 2015, 9:21 AM by Lou Bara   [ updated Oct 6, 2015, 9:37 AM ]

    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.



Kings County Red Mass.

posted Sep 30, 2015, 6:10 AM by Pete Weinman

Click HERE for the flyer. 

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