Rensselaer County Bar Association

The Rensselaer County Bar Association is dedicated to its mission of serving members of the bench, bar and community of Rensselaer County, New York.

Welcome

The Rensselaer County Bar Association is dedicated to its mission of serving members of the bench, bar and community of Rensselaer County, New York.

Please explore this website to find information on our organization, quarterly newsletters, happenings in the legal community, and information on how to join our organization.

The association is attempting to modernize our membership mailing list and to incorporate a master email list so that we may send out timely notices to our members. If you have not received a dues notice or contact update form, please contact us by email at info@renscobar.org to add your name to our new list.

Latest News

Courthouse Artwork Restoration Gala

On October 27, 2016, the Rensselaer County Bar Association and the Courthouse Artwork Restoration Committee will be honoring Edward O. Spain and the following as 50 year members of the bar:

Joyce M. Galante, Esq.

Jonathan P. Harvey, Esq.

E. Stewart Jones, Jr., Esq.

Freling H. Smith, Esq.

Edward O. Spain, Esq.

John J. Sweeney, Jr., Esq.

We hope you can join us at this special event to recognize their service to the bar.

Please see information for this event under Coming Events. more

Expansion of E-Filing Program

Attached please find a Memorandum regarding the implementation of consensual electronic filing in Putnam County Supreme Court Civil Term and Broome County Supreme Court Civil Term.

Click here for memorandum. more

Interested Candidates Sought for Open Albany City Court Judge Positions

Press Release:

Contact: Dennis Gaffney
dgaffney@albanyny.gov
518-434-5076 (wk) 518-281-7252 (cell)

Albany--Albany Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan's Judicial Appointment Advisory Panel is accepting applications from interested candidates for Albany City Court judge. Resumes must be submitted by end of business day on Friday, October 28, to judicialapplications@albanyny.gov.
Applicants must have been admitted to the New York State bar for at least five years and must be residents of the City of Albany at the time of appointment. more

Annual Dinner


At the Annual Dinner held on June 16, 2016, the election of the Executive Officers and members of the Executive Committee took place. James E. Prout, President Elect for 2016-2017, presented to Kelly Cramer, Immediate Past-President, the President's Award for her year of service to the Rensselaer County Bar Association.
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Spring CLE

 

On May 2, 2016, the Bar Association presented a 2 credit continuing legal education program. The program entitled Nuts & Bolts of Surrogate's Practice was presented by the Honorable Paul V. Morgan, Jr., Rensselaer County Surrogate Court Judge and Lisa M. Buccini, Esq., Associate Court Attorney, Rensselaer County Surrogate Court.

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Election of 2016 Officers and Executive Committee

THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE RENSSELAER COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016, AT 5:30 P.M. AT THE FRANKLIN TERRACE, 126 CAMPBELL AVENUE, TROY, NEW YORK 12180.

AN ELECTION OF NEW OFFICERS FOR 2016-2017 WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THAT TIME.

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Coming Events

Wed Feb 08, 2017
Court of Appeals Dinner
Thu Feb 16, 2017
RCBA Judges Dinner
Mon Mar 06, 2017 @ 9:30AM -
Annual Memorial Service
Mon May 01, 2017
Law Day
Thu Jun 08, 2017
Annual Dinner