Announcements & News

New CLE Requirements for NY Attorneys

The New York State CLE Board has issued a new CLE requirement for New York attorneys. Effective July 1, 2023, you must complete 1 CLE credit hour in the new Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection category of credit as part of your CLE requirement. The total number of CLE credits that you must complete in […]

FCBA Annual Meeting & Dinner – December 8, 2022 at the Crowne Plaza Desmond Hotel, Albany!

Join us on December 8 for the NDNY FCBA Annual Dinner & Meeting at The Crown Plaza Desmond Hotel, Albany! A limited number of tickets are now available for our Annual Dinner. The event will begin at 3 pm with a CLE, followed by the FCBA’s Annual Meeting (for members), cocktail reception, and dinner. This year, […]

Supreme Court Issues Major Second Amendment Ruling in NDNY-Originating Case

By Allison Magnarelli, J.D. Candidate 2023, Albany Law School This past June, the United States Supreme Court decided a constitutional challenge to a New York State firearms law in the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n Inc. v. Bruen, 142 S. Ct. 2111 (2022) (“NYSRPA”). The law had required that an applicant […]

Call For CJA Panel Members In NDNY

By Hon. Andrew T. Baxter and Hon. Daniel J. Stewart, Co-Chairs of the NDNY CJA Committee The Board of Judges of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York (“NDNY”) is actively soliciting applicants to join our Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”) panel, which provides representation for indigent federal criminal defendants in the […]

US District Court NDNY Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony – October 17, 2022, Albany

Please join The NDNY-FCBA First Decade Committee and the Judges of the Northern District of New York as we recognize Pro Bono Attorneys who have accepted an appointment to represent at least one civil litigant in the District Court for the Northern District of New York without compensation in the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and […]

US District Court NDNY Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony – Sept. 27, 2022, Syracuse

Please join The NDNY-FCBA First Decade Committee and the Judges of the Northern District of New York as we recognize Pro Bono Attorneys who have accepted an appointment to represent at least one civil litigant in the District Court for the Northern District of New York without compensation in the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and […]

SUCoL Alumni Weekend: US SUPREME COURT: 2022-2023 PREVIEW

US SUPREME COURT: 2022-2023 PREVIEW “The Supreme Court Under Siege” with Joan Biskupic, CNN Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. In Person at Syracuse University College of Law, Dineen Hall, and Live-Streamed. Free and open to the public. Download flyer with links here.  College of Law alumni, students, faculty, and staff may register […]

2022 Virtual POWER Act Event – September 15, 2022

2022 Virtual POWER Act Event – September 15, 2022 DESIGNED TO PROMOTE PRO BONO SERVICES TO EMPOWER SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, DATING, VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND STALKING The United States District Court, for The Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, and the District of Connecticut INVITE YOU TO ATTEND A VIRTUAL DISCUSSION […]

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Announcement for Bankruptcy Judgeship

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of New York in Albany, New York. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national […]

The NDNY FCBA Golf Tournament is Back! September 19, 2022 at Mohawk Golf Club