Announcements & News

Recent Careers Moves – Fall 2017

Effective January 1, 2018, M. Cornelia Cahill will be the deputy managing partner of Barclay Damon LLP. She works principally out of the firm’s Albany Office. In the newly created position of deputy managing partner, she will be working closely with the firm’s managing partner, John P. Langan, in Syracuse. As of October 16, Robyn […]

Recent Decisions of Interest – Fall 2017

Contributed by Eric M. O’Bryan and Eric J. Weinhold – Albany Law School, Class of 2018 Consumer Protection Kommer v. Ford Motor Co., 17-CV-0296(LEK/DJS) (7/28/17) – Putative class action for deceptive acts and false advertising under NY General Business Law §§ 349 and 350 arising from Plaintiff’s purchase of a 2015 Ford F-150 XLT Super […]

Speaking to… Randy Treece

Randolph F. Treece served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Northern District of New York from April 2001 until September 2015. He previously served as counsel to the Office of the State Comptroller, First Deputy Capital Defender at the New York State Capital Defender’s Office, Assistant Attorney General for the State of New […]

Hon. Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Scholarship Program – 2017 Application

Scullin Scholars 2017 Application In December 2005, the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association (“the Association”) established The Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Scholarship Program to recognize exemplary law students who attend Albany Law School, Cornell University College of Law, and Syracuse University College of Law.  In calendar year 2017, the Association […]

FCBA Members Enjoy Annual Golf Event

On Monday, August 14, 2017, the NDNY-FCBA held its 13th Annual CLE and Golf Event at the historic Mohawk Golf Club in Schenectady, New York. The CLE program, titled “Honest Services Fraud After McDonnell v. U.S., 136 S. Ct. 2355 (2016),” was presented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Coombe, Chief of the Criminal Division, and […]

Pro Bono Recognition

The NDNY-FCBA and the Board of Judges for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York recently extended a special thank-you to the dedicated professionals who served the legal needs of the economically underprivileged in their communities for the years 2015 and 2016, at recognition ceremonies in Syracuse, Albany and Utica. The […]

General Order #56: Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds

Please see the attached PDF for details on General Order #56 – Order Regarding Deposit and Investment of Registry Funds: General Order #56

Hon. Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Scholarship Program – 2016 Application

In December 2005, the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association (“the Association”) established The Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Scholarship Program to recognize exemplary law students who attend Albany Law School, Cornell University College of Law, and Syracuse University College of Law. In calendar year 2016, the Association will select three (3) […]

Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association/The Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association Host 21st Annual Bankruptcy Conference

The Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association and The Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association will host 21st Annual Bankruptcy Conference on November 11-12, 2016, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York. Please see this flyer for more details on the event.

Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules Invite Comments on Proposed Amendments

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website at: […]