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2022 Verrazano Cup

The 2022 Verrazano Cup pitting the RCBA vs. the Brooklyn Bar Association in a Ryder Cup style golf match (with handicap) is scheduled for September 15, 2022 at Dyker Golf Course with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start. Anyone interested in competing for the RCBA team should call Rodney Stilwell at 917.783.2196 or email him at

Richmond County Bar Association

2022 Annual Golf & Tennis Outing

Thurs, Oct 6, 2022. For More Information, Click HERE for the flyer and click HERE to pay.

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Vincent J. Gallo, Esq., "Things That Make You Go Hmmmmmmm........Points That Every Real Estate Attorney Needs To Know."

The Lecture is being held both, in person, at the Law School, as well as Live Simulcast on WebEx. The Lecture is on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. in person. Registration is simple. Click HERE. Mr. Gallo will field questions throughout the Lecture; however, if you wish, feel free to E-Mail him questions in advance. A link to the Lecture Materials will follow. E-Mail:

Photos from RCBA's 111th Anniversary Banquet and Installation Ceremony on June 7, 2022, honoring Michael E. McMahon, John Z. Marangos, and Lainie R. Fastman.

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. "'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.

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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.