Wishing all of you a happy and prosperous New Year! 2023 Membership Dues are now due. Here is the 2023 Dues Notice and a Letter from President Linda Johnson.
On October 13, 2022, the Bar Association in conjunction with the Courthouse Artwork Restoration Committee held the annual Jones Dinner to raise funds to restore historic portraits and pictures and return them to the walls of the Rensselaer County Courthouse. This year’s honorees were Kevin
On September 27, 2022, members gathered for the annual Fall Harvest Social to welcome new members to the association. Members enjoyed the beautiful setting of Stable Gate Winery in Schodack and the collegial camaraderie.
On June 16, 2022 the RCBA held its Annual Meeting. The 2022-2023 Officers and Executive Board were elected. Past President Jennifer C. Shatz was recognized for her service to the Bar Association by newly elected President Linda Johnson. The Bar Association also recognized three attorneys
Please be advised that the 2022 Annual Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2022 Open Bar at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Franklin Terrace 126 Campbell Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 Members $75 Non-Members $85, see invitation. Pursuant to the Bylaws
On May 2, 2022, the Bar Association celebrated Law Day. This years theme was Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change. Supreme Court Justice Laura Jordan spoke on the topic at the morning ceremony. The Bar Association also honored its High
On April 27, 2022 the Bar Association held its annual Judges Dinner a long standing tradition where local members of the judiciary are recognized. This year the Bar Association recognized newly elected Supreme Court Justice Laura Jordan and Rensselaer County Family Court Judge Jill Kehn.
Public Hearings to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts The Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts 2022 is holding hearings on “Pandemic Practices” beginning June 7, 2022. For further information, please see the public notice.
The Administrative Board of the Courts is seeking public comment on a proposal to adopt a new Rules to establish general statewide rules for presumptive ADR. For more information, please refer to the February 3, 2022 Memorandum from Counsel at the Office of Court Administration.
The Rensselaer County Bar Association is offering free membership to students who are currently enrolled at an accredited law school, or who have graduated but are not yet admitted.
2022 Membership Dues are now due. The RCBA has now sent out the 2022 Dues Notice and Letter from President Jennifer Shatz.
A panel exhibit entitled: The Lemmon Case:1852-1860, A Prelude to the Civil War, will be on display at the Rensselaer County Courthouse from March 7, 2022 until March 17, 2022. For more information on this exhibit, see the Historical Society of the New York Courts