Announcements & News

Utica Happy Hour – Ocean Blue – August 24, 2021

Albany Happy Hour – City Beer Hall – July 12, 2021

Syracuse Happy Hour – The Preserve – June 15, 2021

Federal Court Practice CLE May 4, 2021

FEDERAL PRACTICE CLE MATERIAL PACKET: Federal Criminal Practice CLE Material Packet.doc   Federal Practice CLE Announcement (002)

Federal Practice and Judicial Clerkships: Perspectives from the Northern District of New York 3/16/2021

Federal Practice and Judicial Clerkships: Perspectives from the Northern District of New York Moderated by Hon. Andrew T. Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge, NDNY Panelists: •Hon. Brenda K. Sannes, U.S. District Judge, NDNY •Mara D. Afzali, Litigation Associate, Bond Schoeneck& King •Nicolas Commandeur, AUSA, NDNY •Lisa Peebles L’92, Federal Public Defender, NDNY Tuesday, March 16, 2021 […]

Sixth Annual Constitution Contest Accepting Entries

The NDNY-FCBA Constitutional Scholars Program has launched its Sixth Annual Constitution Contest, open to all students in grades 9 through 12 in the 32 counties that constitute the Northern District of New York. As they did last year, contest entries must regard the origin of some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, addressing a specific topic […]

Clerk’s Corner: New Year, New Local Rules

By Chief Clerk of Court John Domurad As we begin the new year, I thought it would be helpful to discuss some of the modifications made to the Northern District of New York Local Rules of Practice that became effective January 1, 2021. The Local Rules Committee carefully reviewed all of the comments and suggestions […]

FCBA Congratulates This Year’s Scullin Scholars

In 2005, the FCBA established the Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Scholarship Program to recognize exemplary law students who attend the three law schools within the NDNY. This year’s awardees are: Ryan Hayes – Albany Law School Mr. Hayes was awarded a SUNY Legal Fellowship and the Catalyst Public Service Fellowship. He has interned at […]

“Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6): Impact of Recent Amendment and Best Practices” CLE April 9, 2021 12:00 pm

NOTICE OF CLE PROGRAM Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6): Impact of Recent Amendment and Best Practices Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Presenters: • Brian J. Butler, Esq. (Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC) • John G. Powers, Esq. (Hancock & Estabrook, LLP) Program Summary: Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) can […]

“Northern District of New York Local Rules: Overview of the Amendments Effective January 1, 2021” CLE

“Northern District of New York Local Rules: Overview of the Amendments Effective January 1, 2021″ CLE Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Presenters: • Hon. Brenda K. Sannes (U.S. District Judge, NDNY) • Michael Langan, Esq. (Career Law Clerk to Hon. Glenn T. Suddaby) • Lori Welch (Court Services Administrator) Program Summary: […]