RICHMOND COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

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Please contact the RCBA at 718-442-4500 and/or email Eve L. Newman, Esq. or Maria Colonna-Emannuel

OF INTEREST

2021 Richmond County 38th Annual Red Mass

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Click here for the flyer and more info.

RCBA CLE - "LAVENDER LAW: WORKING WITH LGBTQ+ CLIENTS"

DATE: THURSDAY, October 7, 2021 TIME: 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

PLACE: VIRTUAL -ZOOM WEBINAR SPEAKERS: Lisa Sloan, PhD and Kinjal Patel, Esq.

TOPIC: This CLE program will teach attorneys representing LGBTQ+ clients or families the knowledge and skills needed to ethically and respectfully serve LGBTQ+ clients.

MODERATOR: Courtney Begley, Esq. COST: $15 for Members - $30 for Non-members

PAYMENT LINK (CLE LISTED UNDER EVENTS)

RSVP: ASAP VIA EMAIL TO: RCBACLE@gmail.com

MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS

This program will qualify for 1.0 CLE credit in Diversity MCLE Credit Valid for All Attorneys Including Newly Admitted Attorneys (This is a Transitional Course)

*The Richmond County Bar Association is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York (current certification date extended due to COVID closings).

The RCBA presents 2020-21 Judicial Composite to Hon. Desmond Green

Janet McFarland, Esq. has been approved by the Judiciary Committee for Judge of the Family Court

Vincent Gallo, Esq. "A frightening decision for real estate practitioners!"

PRENDERGAST v. SWIENCICKY, 2020 NY Slip Op 02686 (App Division, 3d Department, May 7, 2020)


The following Decision in an abridged version, which could potentially impact every Real Estate Attorney who represents a Client who, well after the ink has dried on the Contract of Sale, now decides that they do not want to close. So what do they do? They look to their Attorney to perform magic, or at the very least, throw a Hail Mary Pass into the end zone, hoping to find a receiver.

See the article by clicking here.

Vincent Gallo, Esq. "Whew......it's a good thing I had an Attorney I could sue for legal malpractice!"

New Jersey Jury Awards $343,000.00 in a Legal Malpractice Suit by a Purchaser of Polluted Property.

See the article by clicking here.

The Richmond County Bar Association is dedicated to advancing its members’ professional development, promoting the highest standards of excellence in the practice of law and facilitating access to legal services for the Richmond County community.

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