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Constitutional Scholars Program ESSAY CONTEST CALL FOR ENTRIES!

Constitutional Scholars Program ESSAY CONTEST CALL FOR ENTRIES! Subject: The origin of some aspect of the U.S. Constitution–specifically, one of the seven topics listed on Eligibility: All students in grades 9 through 12 in the 32 counties that constitute the Northern District of New York (i.e., Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, […]

Changes at the Bankruptcy Court

Author: FCBA President-Elect Joann Sternheimer With admiration and gratitude, we say goodbye to the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York, Kim F. Lefebvre, after nearly 40 years of public service. Kim began his career at Basloe, Basloe & Gallagher, a general practice law firm in Herkimer, New York. In […]

Justice Paul Feinman to Visit Syracuse University College of Law

Justice Paul Feinman to Visit Syracuse University College of Law New York State Court of Appeals Associate Justice the Hon. Paul G. Feinman will visit the Syracuse University College of Law on Wednesday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom. Feinman has been invited by College of Law student organizations OutLaw: The […]

FCBA Annual CLE/Meeting/Dinner 12/6/2018 at Sky Armory Syracuse

SAVE THE DATE!! NDNY-FCBA Annual CLE/Meeting/Dinner 2018 will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Sky Armory in Syracuse, NY An Ethics and Civilities CLE will be offered at 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm Annual Meeting will begin at 4:30 pm Happy Hour will begin at 5:30 pm Annual Dinner will begin at 6:30 […]

Reception Honoring the Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler

The Central New York Women’s Bar Association Cordially Invites You to a Reception Honoring The Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler to celebrate her Twentieth Anniversary on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, November 5, 2018 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Citronelle 113 Walton Street, Syracuse Hors D’Oeuvres and Drinks Music Provided by a Jazz Band Featuring […]

News You Can Use: Advice From Our Magistrate Judges

Whether you are new to practicing in the Northern District of New York, or have done so for many years, you can benefit from advice and insight from our five full-time Magistrate Judges, to whom we posed the same questions: What advice do you have for attorneys appearing before you in civil cases? What advice […]

Syracuse Law Hosts Judge Hurd for a Fireside Chat

On September 29, the Hon. David N. Hurd, United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York, spoke with colleagues, students and alumni of the Syracuse University School of Law at a fireside chat. The event featuring Judge Hurd, Class of 1963, was part of the Syracuse Law Alumni Weekend. Joined by Robert […]

Russo vs. Central School District No 1 Trial Reenactment

In 1969, a 21-year old art teacher in a small town in upstate New York refused to lead her homeroom in the Pledge of Allegiance. The school district fired her, and she brought a lawsuit under the First Amendment. In this historic reenactment of the trial and appeal to the Second Circuit, we explore the […]

FCBA Members Enjoy Annual Golf Event

On Monday, August 20, the FCBA held its 14th Annual CLE and Golf Event at the scenic Bellevue Country Club in Syracuse, New York. More than a dozen FCBA members attended the CLE program, which began at 10 a.m. and offered attendees a CLE credit in the area of Professional Practice. Entitled “Update and Strategies […]