Monthly Archives: November 2012

The City Bar applauds Chief Judge Lippman and Chief Administrative Judge Prudenti for increasing civil legal services funding by $15 million in the 2013-14 Judiciary Budget released today.< Continue reading

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If New York City Bar Association members are good in a crisis, it’s unfortunately because they’ve had a lot of experience. In the aftermath of 9/11, the mayor announced that the City Bar would have pro bono lawyers ready for victims and their families.< Continue reading

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Fordham University School of Law won the regional rounds of the 63rd Annual National Moot Court Competition, which took place November 14–15 at the New York City Bar Association. The winning team consisted of Danielle Austin, Peter Bryce and Michael Keough.< Continue reading

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Recognizing the difficulty individuals and small businesses have in finding representation on matters in Civil Court for disputes involving amounts ranging from $7,000 to $25,000, the New York City Bar Association’s Legal Referral Service has launched a Civil Court Project.< Continue reading

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Despite some gains over the past year, New York City law firms continue to face challenges in the area of diversity, concludes the New York City Bar Association’s sixth Diversity Benchmarking Report.< Continue reading

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Barbara Berger Opotowsky, Executive Director of the New York City Bar Association, will step down in May 2013, after a 15-year tenure.< Continue reading

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Leaders of New York City bar associations and legal services organizations met today to collaborate on providing free legal services to Hurricane Sandy victims. The groups will collaborate on three important areas< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has evaluated candidates running in the November 6th general election for Supreme Court, Surrogate’s Court, and Civil Court in Bronx, Kings, New York, and Queens Counties.< Continue reading

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