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J&G Staff and Firm Contribute to Hudson Valley Gives
J&G raised money by contributing to a jeans day on May 10th in support of the Hudson Valley Gives Campaign on May 15th.  Gary Schuster, Partner,  presented a check to the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan.

To learn more about the annual Hudson Valley Gives Campaign and how you can become involved, visit www.hvgives.org.

Kelly Pressler Elected to Safe Homes of Orange County Board of Directors
Congratulations to Kelly A. Pressler, Senior Counsel at Jacobowitz and Gubits on her election as a new board of director for Safe Homes of Orange County, New York.  Safe Homes mission is to work toward the elimination of intimate partner violence, teen dating violence, and trafficking by providing comprehensive support services to victims and their children, and by increasing public awareness about these issues and encouraging accountability for perpetrators.

Orange County Citizens Foundation "Workforce Matters" 
Nancy Proyect, President of the Orange County Citizens Foundation, visited J&G to inform our attorneys of the results of the Citizens Foundation Study on Workforce Matters:  Reimaging and Redeveloping Workforce Development and Quality of Life in Orange County.  The Orange County Industrial Development Agency commissioned the Orange County Citizens Foundation to conduct this study to help our region meet the needs of our ever changing workforce and the demands for our future employers.

If you are interested in learning about the results of this study, you can contact Nancy at the Citizens Foundation by calling 845.469.9959.
Marcia Jacobowitz Honored for Twenty-Five Years of Service to the Orange County Water Authority
Congratulations to Marcia Jacobowitz for twenty-five years of dedicated and exemplary service as Chairperson and Board Member of the Orange County Water Authority.  Marcia received a certificate of recognition presented by Harry Porr, Deputy County Executive on behalf of Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus.  Pictured here are Marcia, Harry Porr and David Church, the Commissioner of the Orange County Planning Department and acting Executive Director of the Orange County Water Authority.
Keeping you Informed:  Marijuana in New York State and CBD Updates
We promised to keep you informed about marijuana legalization in New York State and CBD.  

Click Here for a CBD Update - Industrial Hemp Licensing.

Click Here for a CBD Update - Industrial Hemp Comes to the Hudson Valley.

Follow us on Facebook to get updates as they happen.  We share information often as changes and updates happen.  

J&G has a team of attorneys working to stay aprised of the changes happening in New York State, the Hudson Valley, and Orange County, as they relate to this new trend.  
Frequently Asked Questions for Personal Injury Cases
Robert Lefland, Senior Counsel at Jacobowitz and Gubits, heads our personal injury team.  He has created a list of frequently asked questions for those who may be concerned about a potential personal injury case.  

Click Here to read his list of Frequently Asked Questions for a Personal Injury case.  If you or a loved one were involved in a construction or motor vehicle accident and are wondering if you can sue, then contact Robert for a free consultation and be sure to share these FAQ's.
Attention Employers:  Have you provided sexual harassment prevention policies, complaint forms, and training to your employees?
Pursuant to a new State statute that took effect October 9, 2018, all employers are required to immediately establish a sexual harassment policy and provide the policy in writing to all employees in their primary language, and continue to provide employees such policy on a yearly basis.  This applies to public and private employers, regardless of the number of employees.

Join us on June 7, 2019 at 9 AM for training.  The cost is $25 per person and registration can be made by clicking  here.


For information and assistance updating your sexual harassment policies, for sexual harassment prevention training or investigative services,  email us.


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