Dolores Gebhardt, a member of our Appellate Practice, Cannabis Law, Collaborative Law and Matrimonial & Family Law groups, was elected to a second term as a Vice President of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WCBA’s 2020-2021 slate of officers and directors were sworn in via Zoom. 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 from 2017-2019 and Vice President from 2019-2020.
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James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, was part of a webinar panel discussion for a program entitled “Attorneys in Social Media” sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute.
As Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading rapidly in Westchester and throughout the world, McCarthy Fingar LLP has and will take measures to ensure that our firm will continue to provide uninterrupted service to our clients. Our firm has and will continue to take steps to protect the health and safety of our clients, employees, and community. Click at notice to see more information.
James K. Landau, a member of our Cannabis Law, Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice groups, spoke on “Litigation Trends in the Cannabis Industry “, in a program sponsored by the Westchester Black Bar Association.
Dolores Gebhardt and Hon. Sonda M. Miller, both members of our Matrimonial & Family Law, Appellate Practice and Collaborative Law groups, presented “Mandatory Parent Education in Custody Cases: The Pilot Program” at the Westchester County Courthouse. This CLE program, sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Westchester County Bar Association, described the requirements of the new initiative in which judges must refer divorcing parents to OCA-approved classes that assist the parents in putting their children first.
Judge Edward P. Borrelli, a member of our Trusts & Estates, Matrimonial & Family Law, Appellate Practice and Mediation & Arbitration Practice groups, lectured on “Ethics” and “Diversity Training” at a program sponsored by the Yonkers Lawyers Association.
Judge Edward P. Borrelli, a member of our Guardianship Practice, Trusts & Estates, Matrimonial & Family Law, Appellate Practice and Mediation & Arbitration Practice groups, lectured in Manhattan on “Judicial Ethics Update – 2020”, at the Annual Convention for the New York State Association of Towns, as part of its Town and Village Justices Program.