A Message From Sheila McGinn, President

Weekly Messages

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Dear Members:

We are marching through September and offer the following weekly update:

* Please be advised that we have been notified by Administrative Judge Green that Supreme Court Richmond County has been approved by OCA to empanel petit jurors to resume limited civil trials starting October 19, 2020. On that day it is expected that jury selection will take place. The Richmond County Commissioner of Jurors will be sending jury notices out. Although we await formal notification, we wanted to share this good news with you. Please keep checking: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/courts/13jd/index.shtm.

* Our second virtual CLE will be held on September 21, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. The course topic will be “Eviction or no eviction: A view of the current state of practice in the Housing Court.” Presenters: Hon Remy Smith; Jay Duskin, Esq., Duskin and Crowe;

Jeffrey Saltiel, Esq, Wenig Saltiel LLP and John Montoute, Esq., Deputy Director - Housing Unit, Staten Island Legal Services. This 2 credit course is being offered free to RCBA members and for nonmembers $50.00 each. Today is the last day to RSVP: rcba.cle@gmail.com. Nonmembers: $50 payable on our website : https://www.thercba.com/payments .

* Should you be interested in mediation training, Fall courses are still available at: http://staldermediation.com/training-sessions.

Respectfully Submitted,

Sheila T. McGinn

President, Richmond County Bar Association

September 18, 2020