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

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D.A. Michael McMahon's Mother*, Meta McMahon has Passed. Full story: HERE.

(* Also, Hon. Judith McMahon's mother-in-law.)

The RCBA’ s 2021 Judicial Candidate Review of Hon. Janet L. McFarland, Click Here.

November 12, 2021: It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Anna Scamardella, mother of RCBA member Robert J. Scamardella and grandmother of RCBA Director Leslie Kasegrande, partners at Scamardella, Gervasi & Kasegrande. Funeral from the Matthew Funeral Home, Inc., 2508 Victory Boulevard, on Tuesday, departing at 10:00 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Teresa’s R.C. Church at 10:45 am. Interment to follow in Moravian Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit on Sunday, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, and on Monday, from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

The RCBA’ s 2021 Judicial Candidate Review. Click Here.

The RCBA Judiciary Committee's letter in response to the S.I. Advance's recent article regarding its review of the judicial candidates. Click Here.

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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