PRBA Minutes-September 13, 2011 (00413782).DOC
OCTOBER 23, 2014 CLE
The “Art and Nuances” of Trying a Personal Injury Case to Verdict: From the Perspective of Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Trial Attorney
Pamela G. Goldsmith, Esq. – Partner, Harris Beach PLLC Justin Blitz, Esq. – Partner, Schulman Blitz, LLP
WHERE: Harris Beach
100 Wall Street New York, New York
TIME: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
2 CLE Credits Skills*
Please rsvp to RSVP@prba.net
*CLE credit approval pending
ANDAMENTO: BYZANTINE MOSAIC WORKSHOPS WITH ARTIST MANNY VEGA
About The Workshop
The workshops are a series of classes that incorporate classical Byzantine Mosaic Techniques in the fabrication of decorative art projects. Participants will learn principles of design, fabrication, installation as well as experimental approaches in creating mosaic art in glass, ceramic and stone tiles.
All materials and assistance will beprovided for the completion of one mosaic panel (aprox. 8” x 10”) designed by the participants.Saturday, July 26 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Price: $200 per class
RSVP by Monday, July 21.
For more information regarding theworkshops, please contact artist
Manny Vega at (212) 662-6757.
To schedule a workshop, please
contact Maritza Carmona at (212)
660-7176 or via email at
Proceeds from these workshops will help support the creation of the Dr. Antonia
Pantoja Public Art Mosaic Mural for East Harlem
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The NYC Bar Association’s capital defense training program will take place on Monday, July 14, 2014 for the annual capital defense training program. This free program is intended for law students and attorneys who are currently representing or are interested in representing death-row inmates in post-conviction proceedings. The program offers 6.0 free CLE credits, including 2.0 credits in ethics.
The training session will be followed by presentation of the Norman Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service and Pro Bono Awards. The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to James S. Liebman, a prolific litigator and scholar whose work has been instrumental in efforts to abolish the death penalty and to prevent the execution of numerous prisoners sentenced to death. The Pro Bono Award will be presented to Kaye Scholer LLP, which has skillfully advocated for death-row inmates since the early 1990s. The award presentation will be followed by a keynote lecture by James S. Liebman. The program will conclude with a cocktail reception.
The New York Civil Court’s Housing Part is now soliciting applications for Housing Court judgeships that will open during 2015, the part’s advisory council announced.
Housing Court judges are appointed for a five-year term with an annual salary of $146,900. The Housing Part is comprised of about 50 judges overseen by Deputy Chief Administrative Judge Fern Fisher.
Potential applicants must have been admitted to the state bar for at least five years, including two full years of practice. They should also be knowledgeable or have experience in federal, state and local housing laws and programs.
Housing Court proceedings include disputes between landlords and tenants on issues such as housing conditions, defaults in rent payments, and enforcement of state and local housing rules.
Applications will be accepted through Aug. 15. Those interested must complete a questionnaire before applying. To request it, write to Judge Fisher, Civil Court of the City of New York, Room 1240, 111 Centre St., New York, NY 10013.
H.R. 1726 provides for the award of a single congressional gold medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, in recognition of its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts of valor in the face of adversity.
Please click on the link to view President Obama’s remarks regarding the award.
The New York Law Journal is looking for firms with 50% or more ownership by women (for the women-owned chart) and/or minorities (for the minority-owned chart), based in New York state and with at least 2 or more full-time attorneys. If your firm fits the parameters for either or both charts and you would like to be included, please send me the following information:
- firm name
- address/telephone #
- the name of managing partner(s)
- the number of permanent, full-time attorneys as of Dec. 31, 2013
Please join the Puerto Rican Bar Association on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the 18th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Our group will be meeting at 11:00 a.m. at 47th Street Between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue. You should plan to be there early to avoid crowds. Also, we recommend that you dress neatly and comfortably, wear comfortable shoes, hat and sunglasses. Bring water and snacks as there is a wait before we march.
In order to march in the parade, you will need a wristband. We have limited wristbands and will distribute them on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in marching please email us at email@example.com or contact:
Carlos Perez-Hall, Esq. (212) 431-1300. Ext 345
Betty Lugo, Esq. (718) 855-3000
Wanda Sanchez Day, Esq. (646) 479-9517
Yolanda Arce, Esq. (718) 851-5048
Que Viva Puerto Rico!