June 2015 Bar Reporter


This newsletter features: 2015 Ruger Award & Distinguished Lawyer Honorees | President’s message | Important news from Surrogate’s Court | CLE Regulations change for Newly Admitted Attorneys | 4th Dept Family Court Case Notes | Assigned Counsel hearing on July 9th | Child Support Clinic pro bono opportunities | CLE on tap for July | Dan Mathews golf […]

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Trial Lawyers Reception | Thursday July 16th

Free Event | All Attorneys & Judges Welcome 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Benjamin’s on Franklin | 314 S. Franklin St., Syracuse, NY, 13202 A complimentary drink token to the first 75 in attendance thanks to the generosity of our sponsor, Paramount Settlement Planning, LLC & Precision Resolution. Although this is a free event, we request that your […]

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Lunch & Learn – Animal Abuse Court: Advocacy Training & Process


Hon. Rory A. McMahon, Syracuse City Court | Nicholas J. DeMartino, Esq., Green & Brenneck | Alison Fineberg, Esq. + John C. Jensen, Esq. |Onondaga County Assistant District Attorney | Officer Rebecca Thompson, Syracuse Police Department | Marcie Marshall | Veterinary Medical Center of Central NY | Tuesday, June 23 | 12:00 – 2:00 pm | MCLE 1.0 Skills + 1.0 Professional […]

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Young Lawyers Section Reception at Small Plates

Small Plates

Thursday, June 18 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. Small Plates | 116 Walton St., Syracuse, NY, 13202 Join the OCBA Young Lawyers Section for this free networking and socializing event at downtown Syracuse’s Small Plates at 116 Walton Street.  Registering for this free event will assist us with name tags and sign-in sheets.

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May 2015 Bar Reporter

This newsletter features: Message from the OCBA President | OnVLP 2015 Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award Recipients | View from the Bench from Judge Brunetti | Criminal Case Notes from Bradley Keem | Report from NYSBA: Uniform Bar Exam | Revised Supreme Court Schedule | Seeking NYS Judicial Nominations | June CLE Schedule Including Animal Advocacy Training May 2015 Bar Reporter

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Call for Distinguished Lawyer Nominations

The Onondaga County Bar Association (OCBA) is seeking nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Lawyer.  We have been honoring a local attorney for distinguished service to the profession since 1968.  The Distinguished Lawyer Committee reviews written nominations and recommends a candidate to the OCBA Board of Directors for its approval. Distinguished Lawyer 2015 Nomination Letter

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April 2015 Bar Reporter

This newsletter features:  Law Day 2015 Wrap-up | Reflections on the Magna Carta by Hon. Edward Carni | Civil Practice Case Notes | Nominations sought for 2015 Distinguished Lawyer | OCBA Paralegals Committee | Legal Briefs & Bar Boards | Honor Flight Syracuse | CPLR Update Registration – returns June 5! April 2015 Bar Reporter 

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