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, he participated in the taping of the 2018 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.
Abby Rosmarin, a lawyer in our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group, spoke at a program in White Plains entitled "Resolving Family Disputes Through The Collaborative Process". The program was sponsored by the Collaborative Law Committee of the Westchester Women's Bar Association.
Judge Edward P. Borrelli, a member of our Trusts & Estates, Matrimonial & Family Law, Appellate Practice and Mediation & Arbitration Practice groups, lectured on “Judicial Ethics” at a program of the New York State Unified Court System entitled “Taking the Bench – Spring, 2018” for newly-elected and recently appointed Town and Village Justices from around the state. The program was held in Albany, New York.
Dolores Gebhardt, who is a member of our Appellate Practice, Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was re-elected as Secretary of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA). WCBA, established on February 11, 1896, is a not-for-profit corporation with a voluntary membership of more than 2,000 lawyers. WCBA's purpose is to promote the ends of justice, cultivate jurisprudence, afford access to the courts to all who seek redress, facilitate the administration of justice, elevate the standards of integrity, honor, competence and courtesy in the legal profession, and participate with all members of society in seeking and perfecting the common good. Dolores has been active in the WCBA for many years and served as Secretary in 2017-2018.
James K. Landau, a member of our Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, lectured in Mt. Kisco, New York on CPLR Article 52 Enforcement Devices as part of an all-day program entitled “Debt Collections and the Enforcement of Money Judgments” for a program sponsored by the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.
James K. Landau, a member of our Business Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was part of a panel discussion in Manhattan on a program entitlted "Ethics for Attorneys in Social Media" sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute.
We are please to announce that Irma K. Nimetz has joined the firm as an associate attorney and is a member of our Appellate Practice, Business Litigation, Municipal Law & Land Use and Surrogate’s Court Litigation groups. Prior to joining McCarthy Fingar, Irma was an attorney with the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where she received the Louis J. Lefkowitz Memorial Award for outstanding performance by an Assistant Attorney General. Irma has experience handling governmental investigations against individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organizations, as well as defending actions and Article 78 proceedings brought against the State of New York and its agencies.
Abby Rosmarin, a lawyer in our Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group, will co-chair a program in White Plains entitled "Issues Related to Representation in Family and Divorce Mediation". The program is sponsored by the Mediation Committee of the Westchester Women's Bar Association.