Richmond County Bar Association

The fall 2018 journal is out

The Autumnal Equinox has passed and the cool weather is here. That means it's time for the Fall 2018 edition of TheRCBA, our digital journal. You can view the PDF here or if you're using an iPhone or iPad, the enhanced iBooks version is available here (you'll need to download the file and tap "Open in Books").

Raise the age coverage has coverage of the new Raise the Age Legislation, featuring quotes from members of our Bar.

tai chi & tibetan art

The RCBA Wellness Committee is sponsoring a night at the Tibetan Museum featuring an exploration of Tai Chi and art. Please see the flyer for details. Spots are limited. First come, first serve!

CLE Opportunity

The RCBA is hosting a CLE on Friday, September 28, 2018. The Topic is Part 137 Attorney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program, New Arbitrator Training. This training is open to Attorneys with a minimum of 5 years experience practicing law and Non-Attorneys. Please click here for details.

Surrogate's court in the news

The Staten Island Advance recently featured an article about a high school student's experience as intern at Surrogate's Court. Click here for the full article.

Michael A. Forzano has Passed

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, 7447 Amboy Road, Staten Island, NY

Hours: Sunday, September 2, 2018 (2 - 4 PM) & Monday, September 3, 2018 (2 - 4 PM and 7 - 10 PM)

Mass: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at St. Simon and St. Jude, 185 Van Sicklen Street, Brooklyn, NY at 11:45 AM.

CLE Opportunity

Our Surrogate’s Court Chief Clerk, Ronald Cerrachio will be participating in a CLE at the City Bar entitled Hail to the Chiefs: Practical Aspects of Surrogate's Court Procedure from the Chief Clerks

DATE: Wednesday, September 12th from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY

CREDITS: 2 CLE credits

CONTACT: If you would like to attend, please reply directly to Rosan Dacres, 212-382 -6630 or

Networking Opportunity

M&T Bank is proudly hosting the NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants - Staten Island Chapter, Richmond County Bar Association, and Bankers Association of Richmond County for a Networking Opportunity for Professionals.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Richmond County District Attorney, Michael McMahon, will be in attendance to meet and greet. Hosted by Patrick Keegan, NYC Regional Manager and Nick Athineos, Business Banking.

More information here.

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