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Calendar of Events

  11/6/14 11:45am - 2:00pm
Depositions A-Z and How to Properly Impeach Using A Deposition
Italian American Club
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  11/13/14 2:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Challenging Tier III Prison Disciplinary Proceedings Through Article 78 Proceedings
The New York State Bar Association—The Great Hall
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  11/14/14 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Founders Day Luncheon
Schuyler Meadows

Good to Know...

 

The ACBA is hiring!

The Albany County Bar Association is currently seeking to fill the position of a part-time family law attorney (equivalent to quarter time) to work in the ACBA Pro Bono Department. Qualified candidates must have experience in New York State Family Law and have excellent communication skills. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and their resume by October 24, 2014 to acba@albanycountybar.com. Please put Pro Bono Attorney Position in the subject line. 

 

The ACBA has released its Court of Appeals

Judicial Nominee rankings.

Four candidates were found to be "Highly Qualified".

 

Hon. Victoria A. Graffeo - Highly Qualified

Hon. Eugene M. Fahey - Highly Qualified

Hon. Leslie E. Stein - Highly Qualified

Rowan D. Wilson, Esq. - Highly Qualified

Daniel S. Alter, Esq. - Qualified

Maria T. Vullo, Esq. - Qualified

Preeta D. Bansal, Esq. - Qualified 

A letter was sent to Governor Cuomo the week of September 15 by ACBA President Peter G. Crummey with the nominees' rankings. 

On September 16, 2014 the ACBA hosted the portrait dedication ceremony for recently retired Judge Joseph C. Teresi. Officials and judiciary from across the area attended this standing room only event.

Here the Judge is pictured with his portrait. 

 

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The New York State Commision on Judicial Nomination is seeking recommendations and applications of persons who may be qualified to serve as an Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals in anticipation of Judge Smith's mandatory retirement on January 1, 2015. Please click Press Release.pdf for a press release with further details. 

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In order to provide the highest level of service for our members and for the public, the Albany County Bar Association now has a Lawyer Referral Service Specialist. If you are calling the ACBA for a lawyer referral, please note that the hours the referral line will be open are 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.  If you're calling after hours please leave a message with your name, phone number, and reason for your call; your call will be returned the following business day. 

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Barbara Davis retires from the ACBA after 28 years! Many of her past presidents gathered to wish her good luck in retirement at her party on June 12, 2014.

 

Here's a link for the video tribute, you do need to have Quicktime installed to view:

To play:
http://mediafiles.mower.com/clients/acba/Barbara_Davis_final.mov

To download:
http://mediafiles.mower.com/clients/acba/Barbara_Davis_final.mov.zip

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If you are willing to help the flood victims, or need assistance, please contact Eileen Guinan either by phone, 518-446-7691 x 13, or email, eguinan@albanycountybar.com

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