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RCBA GolF & Tennis outing

Our annual Golf and Tennis Outing will be on October 3, 2019. Whether you are interested in sponsoring, attending, or both, please see the attached flyer for more information - click HERE.


Check out the the Summer edition of TheRCBA here.

In this issue you will find:

• Pictures from Night of Nostalgia, Young Lawyers' Happy Hour, Law Day, POW/MIA Flag Ceremony, 110th Annual Banquet, and Drop the Mic Night

• Upcoming Events

• Bar News and Events

• Standards and Goals – The Culinary Page of the RCBA by Orin Cohen, Esq.

• Featured Article: The Price of Justice by Louis J. Bara, Esq.

• Elder Law Update by Anthony Lamberti, Esq.

• Technology: .app Domain Names and Progressive Web Apps by RB Tewksbury

Vincent J. Gallo on: Ethics Opinion 1161

Real Estate Brokers: Heads Up!

The New York State Bar Association Ethics Opinion 1161 was handed down on January 4, 2019. In summary, it recites that when an Attorney, as opposed to a Real Estate Broker, prepares a Real Estate Contract, the Attorney may not disclose the Contract to the Real Estate Broker without the Client's informed consent, which must include the disclosure of any personal, financial, or business interest of the Attorney in responding to the Real Estate Broker's request for disclosure of the information.

Read the entire article HERE.

Maria Guastella's Father, Giuseppe Guastella, has Passed

It is with deep regret we inform you of the passing of Giuseppe Guastella, Dear Father of Maria Guastella.


Thursday, August 15, 2019, 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

John Vincent Scalia Funeral Home, 28 Eltingville Blvd,

SI, New York 10312

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, August 16, 2019, 9:45AM, St Clare's Church

110 Nelson Ave., SI, New York 10308

Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, NY.

William "billy" fani, son-in-law of Tom Kyle, has passed

It is with deep regret we inform you of the passing of William "Billy" Fani, Son-In-Law of Tom Kyle, Esq. A gathering of family and friends will take place today, Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at Casey Funeral Home. Funeral is 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at St. Teresa Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider contributing to a trust fund for Billy's beloved daughter, Ryan. Checks made payable to the "Ryan Fani Trust" may be sent in care of Peter Maniscalco & Associates, 2493 Richmond Rd., Staten Island, N.Y. 10306

Casey Funeral Home - 350 Slosson Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y. 10314 - (718) 447-4242

Judge Ozzi's father, Daniel A. Ozzi, has passed

It is with deep regret we inform you of the passing of Daniel A. Ozzi, Father of Hon. Wayne M. Ozzi.

A gathering of family and friends will take place on Wednesday, August 7th from 7-9pm and Thursday, August 8th from 2-5 & 7-9pm at John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, August 9th at 9:30am at Holy Rosary Church. Interment will follow in Ocean View Cemetery