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RCBA CLE on September 10, 2015 on Reformation and Decanting to Create Supplemental Needs Trusts.

posted by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

Just a reminder that if you haven't yet signed up for the upcoming CLE on Thursday, September 10, 2015 please contact Elise immediately at 718-442-4500. 

The CLE will be from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Staten Island University Hospital, Regina M. McGinn, MD Education Center at 475 Seaview Ave.

The moderator for the CLE will be Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq. and the speaker will be Lainie R. Fastman, Esq.
The topic is on Reformation and Decanting to Create Supplemental Needs Trust.  The cost is as follows:  $75 members (pre-paid), $90 members (pay at door) and $125 non-members.
This program will qualify for 2 CLE credits in Skills and is a transitional course.

RCBA CLE: Practical Aspects of Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings.

posted by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

Attached, please find a CLE flyer (will also be mailed) that the RCBA will be having on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at SI University Hospital, Regina McGinn Education Center.  The topic will be on Practical Aspects of Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings and it will be a 4 hour seminar from 5 p.m. to9 p.m.  The speakers are: Thomas A. Sipp, Esq., Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq., Hon. Charles Troia and Laura Messiana, Esq.  This CLE will qualify for 4 CLE credits in skills.  The cost is $75 for members, $90 for members who pay at the door and $125 for non-members.

CLE credit is valid for all attorneys including newly admitted attorneys (this is a transitional course).

For the flyer, click HERE.

Richmond County Red Mass

posted Sep 2, 2015, 9:23 AM by Lou Bara   [ updated Sep 2, 2015, 9:24 AM ]

The Richmond County Red Mass Committee is inviting everyone to attend the Richmond County Red Mass on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6 PM, at Blessed Sacrament Church located at Forest Ave. and Manor Road.  The guest homilist will be Bishop John O'Hara.


New courthouse expected to open September 28th

posted Aug 21, 2015, 11:17 AM by Lou Bara

For the Staten Island Advance's report on the expected opening, click here.

Passing of Gloria Irolla, Mother of Hon. Barbara I. Panepinto.

posted Aug 18, 2015, 7:11 AM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

It is with deep regret to notify you of the passing of Gloria Irolla, mother of the Honorable Barbara I. Panepinto.

The arrangements will be private

Federal Magistrate Vacancy

posted Aug 10, 2015, 6:04 AM by Lou Bara

There is one full-time United States Magistrate Judge vacancy at the Brooklyn Courthouse of the EDNY, effective October 1, 2015.  For details, click here.

Vincent J. Gallo: I am really starting to like these “legal form providing companies.”

posted Aug 10, 2015, 5:11 AM by Pete Weinman

Click HERE to read and participate in the discussion.  

Jane Lincoln has Passed Away.

posted Aug 10, 2015, 5:07 AM by Pete Weinman

Dear Members:

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you of the passing of Jane Lincoln who worked at the Supreme Court, 18 Richmond Terrace.

The wake will be on Tuesday, August 11 and Wednesday, August 12 at the Colonial Funeral Home, 2819 Hylan Blvd., Corner of Tysens Lane from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
The Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, August 13 at 9:15 a.m. at St. Charles Church.

2015 Summer RCBA Journal is now Available Online!

posted Aug 6, 2015, 6:03 AM by Pete Weinman

Check your mailboxes, too, the hard-copies were mailed last week.  Click HERE for the link to view/download a copy. 

Vincent J. Gallo, "Sellers' Concessions Revisited (again)..."

posted Aug 3, 2015, 5:05 AM by Pete Weinman

I had recently been asked by a number of my colleagues to once again, address the issue of 
Sellers’ Concessions, a topic that, at least I thought, we had exhaustively vetted out so as to come to some hard and fast conclusions, thereby establishing firm guidelines within which attorneys could collectively operate so as to stay within the parameters of the myriad Ethics Opinions that were designed to exact “full disclosure” as it related to the issue of Sellers’ Concessions, or so I thought.

Click HERE for a link to see and participate in the discussion.  

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