Whenever I start to hang my head in front of failure’s face, my downward fall is broken by the memory of a race.A children’s race, young boys, young men; how I remember well, excitement sure, but also fear, it wasn’t hard to tell.They all lined up so full of hope, each thought to win that race or tie for first, or if not that, at least take second place.Their parents watched from off the side, each cheering for their son,
Letters from the Foundation President
In consultation with Acting Chief Administrative Judge Tamiko Amaker, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge Norman St. George, and Appellate Division Fourth Department Presiding Justice Gerald J. Whalen, Hon. Kevin M. Carter, Administrative Judge of the Eighth Judicial District, announces the appointment of Chief Judge of Buffalo City Court JaHarr Pridgen as Supervising Judge of the City Courts of the Eighth Judicial District and New York State Court of Claims Judge Betty Calvo-Torres as Supervising Judge of the Town and Village Justice
Tri-County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee For the New York State Court of Appeals Vacancy
The Tri-County Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee, which is comprised of selected members from the Bar Association of Erie County, Monroe County Bar Association, and the Onondaga County Bar Association, has sent a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul with the Committee’s ratings for seven nominees under consideration for Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals. The vacancy was created due to the resignation of the Hon. Janet DiFiore The committee conducted personal interviews with each candidate. Together
November 2, 2022 – The Bar Association of Erie County has completed its 2022 ratings of judicial candidates for Buffalo City Court. Ratings are done annually to assist the public in making informed voting decisions. The 2022 ratings are as follows: Buffalo City Court Hon. Samuel P. Davis – Qualified Christina G. Holdsworth – Qualified Hon. JaHarr S. Pridgen – Outstanding Hon. Gary A. Wilson – Qualified The Association uses a four-level rating system of Outstanding, Well Qualified, Qualified, and
The Bar Association of Erie County announces its 2022 ratings of judicial candidates for New York State Supreme Court and Erie County Family Court. Ratings are done annually to assist the public in making informed voting decisions. The 2022 ratings are as follows: New York State Supreme Court Hon. Tracey A. Bannister – Outstanding Gerald J. Greenan, III – Not Recommended Hon. Craig D. Hannah – Outstanding Hon. Shannon M. Heneghan – Well Qualified Joseph C. Lorigo – Not Recommended
Throughout our lifetime, many of us will experience loss or trauma, or at least know someone that does. Our own personal experiences, uncertainty, and fear can leave us feeling unprepared or hesitant to respond or interact with those who have experienced a loss. The personal experiences of those who have experienced loss offer valuable insights. Below are some suggestions for how to practice “The Art of Presence” when someone you know has been impacted by loss or a traumatic event.