A Local Voice

Nationwide Issues

in State and 

The PCBA participates in the local civic arena to support the community

Founded in 1949, the Putnam County Bar Association is a

fixture in the Putnam County, New York legal community

Upcoming Events

Member Meeting

Second Wednesday of each month

Next member meeting June 13, 2018

GEORGES PLACE 12:30 p.m.

APRIL MEET & GREET

LAW DAY - MAY 2, 2018 HISTORIC COURTHOUSE

GOLF OUTING:

MAY 14, 2018 ANNUAL GOLF OUTING 

@ CENTENNIAL GOLF CLUB 

Click on the link below for registration and sponsorship

opportunities.

www.birdeasepro.com/PCBARAOGOLF

PCBA membership drive is about to kick off. You will be hearing from us about the benefits and advantages of being a member !

Welcome to the Putnam County Bar Association

Congratulations to our New President

STAMATIA DEWBURY, Esq.

                                                      

PCBA ANNUAL DINNER AT TILLY'S TABLE

2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PCBA ANNUAL DINNER PRESENTS APPELLATE DIVISION SECOND DEPARTMENT PANEL  

                                      HON. JEFFREY A. COHEN,HON. MARK C.DILLON, HON. FRANCESCA E.                                                             CONNOLLY and HON.LINDA CHRISTOPHER

                                               ( along with President Christi J. Acker and Treasurer Thomas Jacobellis)

HON. PETER COLLINS AND HIS WIFE, MARTY

Holocaust Remembrance Day held in the Putnam County Historical Courthouse :

Law Day Celebration

CHRISTOPHER RAO MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING 2017

Wine Tasting Meet and Greet

Our Wine Tasting Meet and Greet was a Smashing success last month at THE CHOP HOUSE GRILLE

Sponsored by Cork Counsel,  members had a great time  examining wines from Bordeaux, and learned more about the Cabernet and Merlot based wines from the Southwest of France. 

Oral Arguments and Meet and Greet Breakfast

On Tuesday, February 14th  the Appellate Division, 2nd Department held oral arguments in the historic  Putnam County Courthouse. The Putnam County Bar Association hosted a Meet and Greet Breakfast  in the Putnam County Courthouse Jury Room.

Hon. Francesca E. Connolly, Hon. Jeffrey A. Cohen, Hon.Mark C. Dillon, Hon. Colleen Duffy

Hon. Mark C. Dillon, Hon. Mary Ellen O'Dell, Putnam County Executive, Hon.Christi Acker, President Putnam County Bar Association, Bonnie Feinzig,past president, Putnam County Bar Association.
Hon.Francesca E. Connolly, Hon. Jeffrey A. Cohen, Hon.Mark C. Dillon, Hon. Christi Acker, Hon. Colleen Duffy, Danielle Strauch, President Mid-Hudson Womens Bar, Hon. John W. Sweeny, Jr.

PUTNAM COUNTY MANDATORY E-FILING-effective April 2017

The Hon.Alan Scheinkman, Administrative Judge of the Ninth Judicial District, along with the Hon. Michael Bartolotti, Putnam County Clerk have advised that they are requesting authorization from the Chief Administrative Judge to expand the current consensual e-filing program in Putnam and implement a mandatory e-filing in all civil actions except CPLR articles 70 and 78,Election Law proceedings,Mental Hygiene proceedings ,Residential Foreclosure (RPAPL 1304),Consumer Credit CPLR 105(f),and Matrimonial matters.

Authorization is also being sought to include the  seven case types listed above that are not subject to mandatory filing to be included in the consensual e-filing.

Free training will be provided through the Putnam County Clerk's Office. Comments on the proposal are invited by all members of the Bar and all affected parties on the USC Website www.nycourts.gov/rules/efiling

Effective May 3, 2017, Mandatory Electronic Filing will be in effect at Westchester County Surrogate’s Court for all new Probate and Administration proceedings, and related Miscellaneous proceedings

 

The New York State Courts Electronic Filing (NYSCEF) system is easy to use. Training will be offered by the staff of the E-Filing Resource Center both on-line and on-site. Participants in the on-site sessions receive two free CLE credit hours. Information regarding training sessions is available on the NYSCEF website at www.nycourts.gov/efile. You may also contact the NYSCEF Resource Center at (646) 386-3033 or efile@nycourts.gov.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR ATTORNEYS : POSTED BY OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN

Member Classified:

JOB OPPORTUNITY: ATTORNEY :

Daniels, Porco and Lusardi, LLP, a well established and respected law firm located in Putnam County and Dutchess County, New York is seeking a Litigation Attorney with excellent legal research, writing and interpersonal skills. 4 years plus experience is required. Competitive salary and benefits. E-mail cover letter, resume and writing sample to Janet A. Tompkins, Business Manager at jat@dpllawyers.com.

MAHOPAC Office – $490/mo. 1 room (10x14), and shared waiting area. The Wright Building, 220 Route 6, Mahopac, NY, near Somers and Yorktown. Route 6 sign space available, great starter or semi-retired office for 24/7 client meetings, furnished 6-person conference setup or desk arrangement available, with file cabinets; lease or will consider monthly arrangement; mail@WrightLawNY.com or 845-803-0559.

Free Garage Parking - Downtown White Plains  Beautiful windowed offices in law suite. New paint and carpeting in October 2016.  All amenities, including fax, color copier/scanner, high speed internet, wi-fi, conference room, phone/voice mail system, kitchenette. Convenient to courts, train, bus and restaurants. (914) 684-1200 x 101.

 

For Sale: Beautiful 1,100 square foot office unit in 3-year-old office condominium at 3 Starr Ridge Road, Brewster.  1/4 mile south of I-684/84/Route 6/22 Interchange. 3 year old building; great views; professional offices and personal services permitted per Zoning Code. Current occupants: Hogan & Rossi, Infiniti Wealth Management, Bruen Deldin & DiDio Insurance, Hon. Thomas J. Jacobellis, Joseph Charbonneau, Esq. and Patrick J. McIntyre, CPA. Sales price: $300,000 in "vanilla box" condition... Build to suit/ finished price: $375,000. CAM charges/taxes approximately $850 per month. If interested call 845-279-2986 or email.

 

Professional office space available  Shared suite in Mill Pond Office Building in Somers. Great location on Route 100. Two offices available plus shared reception area. Perfect for solo practitioner with support person(s).  Shared use of conference room and break room. $1,000 per month. Call 914-669-5224 or email at nicholslaw@optonline.net for further details.