Items that are no longer front-page worthy but are kept for archival purposes.

Richmond county bar association 2022 annual holiday party

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 7PM until 10PM

Above Rooftop - 1100 South Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314

Click for the flyer: RCBA HOLIDAY PARTY 2022

Click for Payments & Sponsorship Opportunities: Holiday Party Payment Form

Richmond County Bar Association

2022 Annual Golf & Tennis Outing

Thurs, Oct 6, 2022. For More Information, Click HERE for the flyer and click HERE to pay.  

Vincent J. Gallo, Esq., "Things That Make You Go Hmmmmmmm........Points That Every Real Estate Attorney Needs To Know." 

The Lecture is being held both, in person, at the Law School, as well as Live Simulcast on WebEx.  The Lecture is on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. in person. Registration is simple.  Click HERE.  Mr. Gallo will field questions throughout the Lecture; however, if you wish, feel free to E-Mail him questions in advance. A link to the Lecture Materials will follow. E-Mail: vincentjgallo@aol.com

2022 Verrazano Cup 

The 2022 Verrazano Cup pitting the RCBA vs. the Brooklyn Bar Association in a Ryder Cup style golf match (with handicap) is scheduled for September 15, 2022 at Dyker Golf Course with a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start. Anyone interested in competing for the RCBA team should call Rodney Stilwell at 917.783.2196 or email him at rs@thinksmartlaw.com.

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.   

Photos from RCBA's 111th Anniversary Banquet and Installation Ceremony on June 7, 2022, honoring Michael E. McMahon, John Z. Marangos, and Lainie R. Fastman.

 Effective 2/22/2022, Internet Access to Richmond County Surrogate’s Court Records will be available.  

WebSurrogate allows the public to access court records outside of the courthouse. Access is limited to documents filed on or after 02/19/2014. No documents filed prior to 02/19/2014 will have links to view contents. Public users may continue to view documents ( by appointment only) filed prior to 02/19/2014 using WebSurrogate on the public computers at Richmond County Surrogate’s Court’s Public Access Room (B-3), Basement Level, 18 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301. The public can search Surrogate’s Court records from personal computers and mobile devices using the following link or QR Code: https://websurrogates.nycourts.gov/ - QR CODE WEBSURROGATE

The RCBA’ s 2021 Judicial Candidate Review of Biju Koshi, Click Here.

St. John's Law CLE with Judge Straniere, Joseph Mattone, and Vincent Gallo, Esq. "things that make you go Hmmmmmm... Part 2." February 9, 2022

Click HERE for information and to register.  

Janet McFarland, Esq. has been approved by the Judiciary Committee for Judge of the Family Court

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