Announcements & News

FCBA & SU College of Law CLE: “United States Supreme Court: The 2018-2019 Term”

Friday, September 28, 2018 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. Registration opens at 1:00 p.m. Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom, Dineen Hall Syracuse University College of Law 950 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244 The College of Law‘s second annual Supreme Court Preview program will again examine the Court in the midst of transition. In July, Justice Anthony Kennedy […]

Changes in the Clerk’s Office

A changing of the guard is scheduled to take place at the NDNY Clerk’s Office this summer. On August 3, 2018, current Clerk of Court Larry Baerman will retire; current Chief Deputy Clerk John Domurad will take Larry’s place as Clerk of Court; and current Chief Deputy Clerk for Court Operations Dan McAllister will take […]

NDNY Trial Report: Two-Week Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict for Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

By Emily Green, S.U. College of Law ‘20, Katie McGraw, SUNY Buffalo School of Law ‘20, and Alex Trunfio, S.U. College of Law ‘20 On May 23, 2018, trial began in Syracuse in the prosecution of Peter Farnum, a former Saratoga County Sheriff’s Deputy who had been indicted on one count of Possession of Child […]

President’s Report on the Second Circuit Judicial Conference

By Mitchell J. Katz, NDNY-FCBA President I was honored to be invited to attend the 2018 Second Circuit Judicial Conference in Saratoga Springs. Held from June 13 to 15, the Conference was convened by the Chief Judge of the Second Circuit and conducted like a big firm “retreat” – with court business, education, idea exchange […]

Speaking to… Gioia Gensini

Gioia Gensini is career law clerk to the Hon. Andrew T. Baxter, United States Magistrate Judge. She has been a clerk for more than 35 years at the federal courthouse in Syracuse, first with the Hon. Edward M. Conan (1982-1987), followed by the Hon. Gustave J. Di Bianco (1987-2010), and finally with Judge Baxter since […]

NDNY-FCBA Annual Golf Event and CLE Program – August 20, 2018

Annual NDNY-FCBA Golf Event and CLE Program: “Update on Expert Witness Selection/Daubert Issues” Bellevue Country Club AGENDA: 10:00 a.m. CLE Program (1.0 credit) 11:30 a.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Shot-Gun Start 6:00 p.m. Cocktails & Food Please join members of the Judiciary and Bar for a great day of golf at beautiful Bellevue Country Club in […]

NDNY-FCBA Social Event – Albany – Olde English Pub

NDNY-FCBA invites all attorneys who practice for federal, state, and local agencies to learn more about our organization.  This event is FREE for all members and prospective members who are interested in learning about the benefits of FCBA membership.

Susan B. Anthony Trial Reenactment is a Syracuse Success

The reenactment of the 1873 trial of Susan B. Anthony came to Syracuse on the evening of April 19, 2018, drawing a crowd or more than 100 people to the Ceremonial Courtroom of the James M. Hanley Federal Building. Presented by the FCBA and directed by United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino, the two-act […]

Speaking to… Joann Sternheimer

Joann Sternheimer is the Managing Partner of Deily & Glastetter, LLP in Albany. She practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Joann began her career as a clerk to the Hon. William F. Tuohey, a United States Bankruptcy Judge in the District of New Jersey. She then worked as an associate at […]

Susan B. Anthony Trial Reenactment Comes to Syracuse

The Susan B. Anthony trial reenactment is coming to the federal courthouse in Syracuse, after playing to a packed audience in Albany in November. The reenactment of the 1873 trial of the civil rights icon will take place this Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Ceremonial Courtroom of the James M. Hanley Courthouse […]