Fri Sep 08 2023 | Press Release : Careers : Court : Court Examiners

Join the Appellate Division, Fourth Department as a Court Examiner for Mental Hygiene Law Article 81 Guardianships

The Appellate Division, Fourth Department, is currently soliciting interest for the position of Court Examiner. More...

Fourth Department Continues Successful Hybrid Oral Argument Model

The Fourth Department's dedication to providing an efficient and adaptable appellate process has led to the continuation of hybrid oral arguments for the Fall 2023 terms. The data collected during the pilot period supports this decision, showcasing the effectiveness of this model in ensuring accessibility, convenience, and robust participation. More...

Mon Aug 21 2023 | Press Release : Careers : Court : Excellence

JustCause Fourth Department Partnership Success

JustCause, formerly the Volunteer Legal Service Program of Monroe County, Inc. (VLSP), established the Tenant Town and Village Court Pro Bono Program in 2016 to provide free legal representation to unrepresented tenants in eviction proceedings. More...

Wed Aug 16 2023 | Blog : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for January 2024 Bar Admissions

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates on January 17, 2024. In order to be eligible for admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before October 4, 2023. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony will be held on June 17, 2024. More...

Tue Jun 13 2023 | Blog : Attorneys : Court

Watch On-Demand: Attorney For Children Awards Ceremony - June 13th 2023

Each year the Fourth Department, Attorneys for Children Advisory Committee, selects two outstanding attorneys for children from each of the Fifth, Seventh and Eighth Districts to receive the Hon. Michael F. Dillon Award. More...

Mon Jun 12 2023 | Blog : Admissions : live

Watch On-Demand: Bar Admission Ceremony - June 12th - The Hochstein School

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates on June 12, 2023. More...

Thu Jun 08 2023 | Notice to the Bar : COVID-19 : Motions : Rules

COVID-19 ASSIGNED COUNSEL VOUCHER PAYMENTS

All vouchers submitted pursuant to County Law Section 722-b (4) are hereby rescinded for ammounts up to and not exceeding the statutory maximum. More...

Fri Mar 10 2023 | Blog : Admissions

Notice to Candidates for June 2023 Admission to the Bar

This Court will admit to practice successful bar candidates on June 12, 2023. In order to be eligible for admission, your completed application and all required affidavits and certificates must be postmarked on or before April 3, 2023. Please be advised if you miss the deadline date, the next bar admission ceremony will be held on January 2024. More...

Wed Jan 11 2023 | Press Release : Admissions

Watch On-Demand: January 2023 Fourth Department Bar Admission Ceremony

January 2023 Bar Admissions - Eastman Theatre, Rochester New York More...

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