OCBA Real Property Section | Standards for Abstract of Title

To all members of the Onondaga County Bar Association: It has come to my attention that certain abstract companies have not been complying with our standards, in that their search certificates fail to waive the statute of limitations defense or otherwise fall short of the standards. While it is within every individual practitioner’s discretion to waive enforcement […]

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September 2015 Bar Reporter


This Newsletter features: Distinguished Lawyer John Sindoni | OCBA Annual Dinner October 15 | Foundation’s 50-Year Luncheon Honors 11 | Center for Justice to Honor George Lowe | Northern District Case Notes: Mike Langan | Avoiding the Pitfalls of Political Activities: Tony Gigliotti | OCBA Paralegals Committee Update | Upcoming CLE Registration Forms | Legal Briefs and much more! September 2015 Bar Reporter 

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July-August 2015 Bar Reporter

This newsletter features: Hon. Langston McKinney: Hawk or Dove? | Judge Brunetti on Evidentiary Issues: “Witness Interrupted” | Court of Appeals and Fourth Department Civil Practice Case Notes | Diversity & Inclusion Committee Holds First “Welcome to Syracuse” Reception | Tim Green CLE: “Pursuing Passions Beyond Law” | Legal Briefs | “Lawyer Chat” Program Receives PEB Award | Practical Guide to Attorney Trust […]

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OCBA Offers Sponsorship Opportunities for 2015 Annual Dinner

The 140th Annual Dinner of the Onondaga County Bar Association will be held Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the OnCenter Convention Center in downtown Syracuse.  During what is always the highlight of OCBA’s program year, Ruger Award recipient the Hon. Langston McKinney and Distinguished Lawyer recipient John Sindoni will be honored.  OCBA is now seeking sponsors […]

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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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