BAEC's 135th Annual Awards Celebration

Wednesday, October 12 @ Seneca One Tower

Courts

Courts Issue Updated Face Mask Policy

Effective September 15, 2022, face masks are no longer be required for any persons, regardless of vaccination status, in a Unified Court System facility, with two exceptions: Return from Isolation: Any person, including judges, non-judicial personnel and court visitors, returning from isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 entering a UCS facility must war a well-fitting, disposable, …

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Notice of Public Hearings on Pandemic Practices

Below you’ll find an important notice regarding two upcoming Public Hearings of the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts – Pandemic Practices Working Group, to be held in Buffalo and New York City.   Regards,The Pandemic Practices Working GroupCommission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courtsppwg@nycourts.gov

Attorneys for Children Program Presents Introduction to the Effective Representation of Children

The Attorneys for Children (AFC) Program invites members of the BAEC to apply for their introductory training webinar on October 17, 18, and 19 (agenda, application, and memo attached.)  Applications will be accepted until October 7. AFC represent children of all ages, primarily in Family Court matters.  They are compensated by New York State at …

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United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit Announcement for Bankruptcy Judgeship

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of New York in Albany, New York. The selection process will be confidential and competitive. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national …

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Courts Issue Administrative Order 124-22 Regarding Training Requirements for Mediators

Below please find Administrative Order AO/124/2022, promulgating, effective January 1, 2023 training requirements for mediators and neutral evaluators severing on court rosters under Part 146 (22 NYCRR Section 146), arbitrators and special masters who serve in court-sponsored programs, and neutrals who provide services as part of the community Dispute Resolution Center Program.