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Upcoming CLE | Ethics of Pro Bono

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Join Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Legal Assistance of Western NY and the Volunteer Lawyers Project on Wednesday, April 27 for a presentation about Ethically Engaging Pro Bono Work to Improve Access to Justice.

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Lunch with Limpert

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All are welcome to join the Paralegals section on Thursday, April 14 @ Noon to eat pizza and hear City Court Judge Ted Limpert speak about prostitution cases in Syracuse’s Human Trafficking Court.

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Annual Meeting This Month

Join us for the OCBA Annual Meeting on April 21, 2016 at 12:15 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers of the Onondaga County Courthouse. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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Amended Uniform Rules for Surrogate’s Court

We were advised of recently promulgated Administrative Orders of the Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts amending Uniform Rules for Surrogate’s Court 207.20 & 207.64, effective March 1, 2016. Click here to download these documents. If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Ellen Weinstein, Esq., Chief Clerk Onondaga County Surrogate’s Court, (315) […]

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Tri-County Bars Judicial Screening Committee For the New York State Court of Appeals Vacancy

The Tri-County Bars Judicial Screening Committee, which is compromised of
representatives from the Bar Association of Erie County, Monroe County Bar Association and
the Onondaga County Bar Association, has sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo with the
Committee’s ratings for seven nominees under consideration for Associate Judge of the New
York State Court of Appeals. The vacancy was created due to the resignation of Associate Judge
Susan P. Read.

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