Spring 2018 Newsletter
Recent news, events, and useful information from the
Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
The Susan B. Anthony trial reenactment is coming to the federal courthouse in Syracuse, after playing to a packed audience in Albany in November. The reenactment of the 1873 trial of the civil rights icon will take place this Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Ceremonial Courtroom of the James M. Hanley Courthouse in Syracuse. A catered reception will follow.

FCBA Upcoming Events
April 19: Susan B. Anthony Trial Reenactment, James M. Hanley Federal Courthouse in Syracuse (Ceremonial Courtroom), at 6 p.m. Members of the judiciary and the community will be playing the roles of those involved in the Susan B. Anthony trial, held in June 1873. The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York prosecuted Anthony for voting illegally (as a woman) in the 1872 election. The reenactment is open to the public and free to attend. A catered reception will follow.

May 12: Right to Run 19k and 5k in Seneca Falls. FCBA is putting together a running team. All proceeds from the event benefit the completion of the Women’s Rights Museum in Seneca Falls.

May 15: Magistrate Judge CLE/Social Hour, “Practice before Magistrate Judges in the NDNY,” at the James M. Hanley Federal Courthouse in Syracuse (7th floor jury selection room), 4 to 6 p.m.

May 17: Criminal Practice CLE at the James T. Foley Federal Courthouse in Albany (1st floor jury selection room); 9:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. program with a break for lunch.

June 6: Syracuse University College of Law is hosting a Central New York alumni event, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Syracuse.

August 20: Annual Golf/CLE event at Bellevue Country Club in Syracuse.
FCBA President Mitch Katz has appointed new chairs of the Board’s standing committees.

Joann Sternheimer is the Managing Partner of Deily & Glastetter, LLP in Albany. She practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation.

United States Magistrate Judge Daniel J. Stewart speaks on March 23, 2018 in Albany at a CLE program entitled “Handling a Prisoner Case: Trial Advocacy for Pro Bono Lawyers.” A similar program was held on March 29 in Syracuse. CLE materials are available for FCBA members on the FCBA website.
From the Court
This section of the newsletter contains messages directly from the judges of the Court or the Clerk of Court.

The Court expects attorneys to take sufficient time to confer with each other and to seriously address all of the elements of the Civil Case Management Plan ("CCMP"). The Court also expects the thoughtfully completed CCMP to be filed at least seven days in advance of the Rule 16 Conference.
FCBA President Mitchell J. Katz reviews Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth Edition

CNY Consultants Obtain Multi-Million Dollar Verdict against National Association and Virginia Utility - On June 25, 2015, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC (“Bond”) filed a complaint with jury demand, in the NDNY, on behalf of Gregg and Susan Spindler d/b/a SGS Statistical Services against Virginia Electric and Power Company d/b/a Dominion Virginia Power (“Dominion”) and the North American Transmission Forum, Inc. (“NATF”), both of which were represented by King & Spalding, LLP.

Career Moves
Effective January 1, 2018, Christopher V. Fenlon and Nathan R. Sabourin became partners at Hinckley Allen. Both work in the firm’s Albany office.

On January 2, 2018, Isabelle J. Cantanucci became an associate at Hinckley Allen, working in the firm’s Albany office.

On February 5, 2018, Elizabeth L. Callahan became an associate at Couch White LLP.

Would you like us to report news of a newly hired or newly promoted attorney at your law firm, government office or organization in the NDNY? Please send your news to ShellyAnn Childers at schilders@ndnyfcba.org .
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