Lester D. Steinman, a member of our Municipal Law & Land Use group, has been selected to receive the "Founders Award" at the Eighteen Annual Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference at Pace Law School.
McCarthy Fingar is pleased to announce that 914INC. has named Gail M. Boggio and Howell Bramson to their list of 91 Top Lawyers in Westchester. Each year 914INC. publishes their list of Westchester’s Leading Lawyers, excerpted from BL Rankings LLC list of Best Lawyers in America, the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Gail was named in the area of Trusts and Estates Litigation, and Howell was named in the area of Tax Law.
Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Appellate Practice, Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, authored an article for the New York Law Journal, entitled, "Presiding Over Justice in Family Law Cases in the Second Department".
James K. Landau and Douglas S. Trokie, both members of our Cannabis Law group, spoke at a CLE program entitled, “Impending Legalization of Cannabis 2019: The Buzzz for Businesses.” This program was co-sponsored by the FPA Greater Hudson Valley Chapter, the Westchester County Bar Association and the Westchester Chapter of the New York State Society of CPAs.
James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, and Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association, attending a symposium for bar leaders hosted by Justices Connolly, Cohen and Duffy of the Appellate Division, Second Department.
Judge Edward P. Borrelli, a member of our Trusts & Estates, Matrimonial & Family Law, Appellate Practice and Mediation & Arbitration Practice groups, chairs the Judicial Campaign Ethics Subcommittee of the NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics. In that capacity, Judge Borrelli served on a panel at the NYS Judicial Institute in the taping of the "2019 Judicial Campaign Ethics Online Training Video.” All candidates for election to Judicial Office this year, including incumbent judges running for re-election (except Town and Village Justices), are required to timely complete this program during his/her candidacy.
James K. Landau and Douglas S. Trokie, both members of our Cannabis Law group, spoke on “Legalization Status of Cannabis and Hemp in New York & Connecticut.” This program was co-sponsored by BOHCA (Business Owners Hemp Cannabis Association).
Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Appellate Practice, Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association for Cornell University’s ILR School. Her three-year term begins in June 2019. The ILR School of Cornell University is the leading college of the applied social sciences focusing on work, employment, and labor policy issues and practices of national and international significance. ILR's mission is to prepare leaders, inform national and international employment and labor policy, and improve working lives. As the world of work evolves, the school’s focus broadens to keep pace with that change.
James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, gave an overview on recent decisions in cannabis law in a CLE program entitled, “Impending Legalization – Hot Topics in Cannabis Law.” The program was sponsored by Celesq and hosted by the West LegalEdcenter.
James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, authored an article in in the May, 2019 issue of Westchester Lawyer, published by the Westchester County Bar Association, entitled, “Meet the Presiding Justices of the Appellate Division.”