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
Members gathered for the Fall Harvest Social at Stable Gate Farm and Winery in Schodack. It was great to be together again!
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Stable Gate Winery 10 Linda Way Castleton, NY 12033 Cost: $25.00; new members are free Details flyer. Event.
The New York State Court System’s Attorney Emeritus Program (AEP) has requested that the Rensselaer County Bar Association share information regarding their program with our members. Any lawyer aged 55 or older can help those in need by registering as an Attorney Emeritus. For more
Dear Rensselaer County Bar Association Members, This year our Annual Meeting and Election of Officers will be held virtually via Zoom. Please join us on June 10, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. via the link below to vote on the slate of officers and board members.
The Rensselaer County Bar Association is pleased to offer continuing legal education courses free to its members in good standing.