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BAEC President Oliver Young has been appointed to the NYSBA Task Force on Racial Injustice and Police Reform

Bar Association of Erie County President, Oliver Young, has been appointed to the New York State Bar Association Task Force on Racial Injustice and Police Reform. The members of this Task Force have shown a willingness to address one of the most challenging issues facing our society today. The goal of the Task Force on …

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Oliver C. Young Assumes Office as 114th President of the Bar Association of Erie County

Oliver C. Young is the Bar Association of Erie County’s 114th  President. He will be officially sworn in as President at the next Board of Directors meeting on June 30, 2020. He succeeds Bridget O’Connell. Oliver C. Young is a 1980 graduate of the SUNY at Buffalo Law School. In addition to a law degree, …

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Bar Association of Erie County Announces Results for their 2020-2021 Board of Directors Election

At the Bar Association of Erie County’s 133rd Annual Meeting, the Association announced the results of the annual election for Board of Directors. Joining the Board for 2020-2021 are the following. Hugh M. Russ, Hodgson Russ, LLP has been elected as Vice President. Kelley M. Omel, University at Buffalo School of Law, has been elected …

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Bar Association of Erie County Issues Ratings for Judicial Candidates

The Bar Association of Erie County has completed and issued its 2020 ratings for judicial candidates for New York State Supreme Court and Erie County Court. The ratings are as follows: New York State Supreme Court Gerald J. Greenan III – Not Recommended Hon. Amy C. Martoche – Well Qualified Erie County Court Hon. Kenneth …

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A Statement from the President and Vice President of the Bar Association of Erie County About Mr. George Floyd and the Resulting Unrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2020 Buffalo, NY – Regarding the ongoing events in our city and across the nation, President Bridget M. O’Connell and Vice President Oliver C. Young of the Bar Association of Erie County have issued the following statement: The death of Mr. George Floyd requires us to speak. As the Bar Association …

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Notice to Amend BAEC Bylaws

After review by the BAEC’s Bylaw’s Committee, and upon resolution of the Board of April 14, 2020, the Association proposes and advances principally technical changes to various provisions of the BAEC Bylaws. Members will be asked to vote on these changes during the spring election for 2021 Board Candidates and Officers. The specific Bylaw changes …

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Introducing the BAEC’s 2020-2021 Candidates for Board of Directors and Nominating Committee!

The Bar Association of Erie County has announced its slate of candidates for its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The candidates for the position of Vice President are Jeffrey F. Baase and Hugh M. Russ, III. The candidates for the position of Deputy Treasurer are Amber E. Storr and Kelley A. Omel. Candidates for the position …

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