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The RCBA HEads to nashville

Please mark your calendars for Nashville, Tennessee on January 18 - 21, 2019 (MLK weekend). The CLE Seminar will be held at Hotel 21C Museum Hotel. See the flyer for complete details.

So far the agenda is as follows:

  • Friday night (1/18): cocktail party and dinner at acclaimed restaurant Gray and Dudley ($100/pp)
  • Saturday morning (1/19; 8:30 am - 1 pm): 4 credits ($125, includes breakfast buffet)
  • Sunday afternoon (1/20): Wine Tasting ($40/pp)

All participants are responsible to make their own hotel and airline reservation. Please do so as quickly as possible, as space is limited. Call Hotel 21C directly to reserve your room and the rate of $199/night. Ask for the front desk of 21C Museum Hotel- Nashville and be sure to say you are part of the RICHMOND COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION GROUP. The hotel has agreed to provide the same rate for those who wish to arrive on Thursday, 1/17/19. Please feel free to bring your spouse and/or any other friends or family members.

RCBA members practicing 5 years or less will receive a 50% discount on hotel and sponsored events (up to $500). Reimbursement after the weekend and upon submission of paid bills.

Once you have made your reservation, please contact Charlene at the RCBA office to register for the weekend and let her know who is coming with you. If you have any other question about the weekend, please contact Jay Duskin at (718) 981-6200 or jduskin@duskinandcrowe.com.

(Pictured above: The Parthenon in Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee)

NOTICE SEEKING COMMENTS ON ELECTRONIC FILING PROGRAM

In accordance with Section 212 of the Judiciary Law, the Chief Administrative Judge of the State of New York will submit to the Legislature, the Governor, and the Chief Judge, not later than February 1, 2019, a report evaluating the state’s experience with electronic filing for the commencement of actions and proceedings and the service and filing of papers therein and containing such recommendations for further legislation as are deemed appropriate.

The Unified Court System welcomes the submission of comments about the implementation of the electronic filing program from the organized bar; legal services groups; public defenders; 18-B attorneys; unaffiliated attorneys; victims' rights organizations; persons in whose county a program has been implemented in any of the courts therein; unrepresented parties; and any other interested persons.

Comments received will be posted on the website of the Court System and included in the report. The report will also address such comments. Comments should be submitted to Jeffrey Carucci, Statewide Coordinator for Electronic Filing, on or before January 11, 2019. Comments should be sent by e-mail or regular mail to: Jeffrey Carucci, Statewide Coordinator for Electronic Filing NYS Unified Court System New York County Courthouse 60 Centre Street, Room 119 M New York, NY 10007 or efilingcomments@nycourts.gov

E-Filing CLE

There was a FREE E-Filing CLE on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 2pm -4 pm in Richmond County Supreme Court. Click HERE for details.