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Tech Tools for Small Firms CLE

“Tech Tools for Small Firms”  This program will focus on increasing your effectiveness and efficiency while complying with the ethics requirement to safeguard your clients’ information. Leverage technology and tweak your office hardware, software, and cloud-based products to help level the playing field when litigating against larger, better-resourced law firms. Implement inexpensive technology to manage […]

Rosenberg Trial – Syracuse 3/12/20

Syracuse Rosenberg FLYER Join the United States District Court, Northern District of New York, along with the NDNY-Federal Court Bar Association as we present: The Rosenberg Trial James M. Hanley U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building Ceremonial Courtroom on 3rd floor 100 South Clinton Street Syracuse, NY 13261 Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 […]

Effective, Efficient and Ethical Practice in Federal Court: What the Judges Want You to Know and Criminal Law Considerations for Civil Practitioners CLE

Effective Efficient Ethical Practice and Criminal Law CLE Material Packet 12.5.19 Part I: “Effective, Efficient and Ethical Practice in Federal Court: What the Judges Want You to Know” Join us for a conversation with the Hon. Mae D’Agostino, Hon. Therese Wiley Dancks and Hon. Christian Hummel from the Northern District moderated by Michael J. Murphy, […]


NDNY-FCBA Constitutional Scholars Program Contest 2020

CONSTITUTION CONTEST NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES! Subject: The origin of some aspect of the U.S. Constitution–specifically, one of the eighteen (18) 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, Essex, Franklin, […]


December 5, 2019 NDNY-FCBA 16th Annual CLE, Meeting and Dinner The NDNY-Federal Court Bar Association cordially invites you to attend its Sixteenth Anniversary Annual CLE, Meeting and Dinner program on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 60 State Street, Albany, NY 12207. A block of rooms have been reserved for the event at the Fairfield Inn […]

Northern New York’s Judicial and Political Dynasty

Christopher R. Riano Assistant Counsel to the Governor and Lecturer in Constitutional Law and Government at Columbia University The judicial and political history of Northern New York is replete with dynamic legal stories that have helped shape not only how the Northern District looks today, but also how jurisprudence has developed in a number of […]

Clerk’s Corner: Fall 2019

By Chief Clerk of Court John Domurad On a recent weekend the Judiciary experienced a widespread outage of its CM/ECF filing system. Although the Northern District of New York was not significantly impacted, the outage provides an opportune time to remind our stakeholders of the procedures in place should the Court’s CM/ECF website experience a […]

President’s Message

By the time you receive this newsletter, you will be ready to welcome trick-or-treaters at your front door. Fall is well underway, which means we are preparing for our Annual Meeting and Dinner to be held in Albany on December 5, 2019 at Sixty State Place, a historic Beaux-Art former bank headquarters once known as […]

Judge Lowe Interviews Judge Peebles

On September 26, 2019, former United States Magistrate Judge George H. Lowe interviewed retired United States Magistrate Judge David E. Peebles for the purpose of memorializing Judge Peebles’ lengthy and impressive career. What follows is a summary of the information provided by Judge Peebles in that interview. Family David E. Peebles was born in 1949 […]