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The NY Bar Association & Municipal Law

The New York Bar Association is a voluntary state bar association, It even holds the title of the oldest and the largest organization of its type across the nation. Over 75,000 lawyers from every town in New York educate and inform the public and members of the...

Creating Success in a Small Law Practice

It’s no secret that small law firms and solo practitioners have their work cut for them in our current society’s legal landscape. Larger firms tend to generate the largest amount of business and hold the most clout.  Individuals who are seeking more affordable legal...

Body Camera Laws Draws Debate in the Senate

One of the hot topics in the news as of recent is making it mandatory for police officers to wear body cameras. As more cases about police brutality take over our new feeds, the idea of body cameras seems to be a progressive step. It would help to provide a clear cut...

Going Back To The Basics: Zoning 101

Municipal law has many different areas that fall under this type of law. One of those is Zoning. Many people have heard of zoning, but don’t always understand what it means. That isn’t surprising since the law can be rather confusing. So what is zoning then? According...

Paid Sick Leave Law Signed Into Effect

  One of the many debates in our country is that of paid sick leave. Many companies in the past used to use vacation days to cover when a worker was ill – that is, if they even offered it. However, in 2014, New York City created the “Paid Sick Leave” Law...

Going Back to The Basics: Municipal Bonds

The first question you may be asking yourself is what exactly is a Municipal Bond? The Dictionary defines a municipal bond as “a bond issued by a state, county, city, or town, or by a state authority or agency to finance projects.” When someone purchases a municipal...