Bruce J. Wagner has been reappointed by Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks to the Judicial Hearing Officer Selection Advisory Committee for the Third Judicial Department. The Committee evaluates and recommends candidates for the position of Judicial Hearing Officer.
Bruce J. Wagner, chair of McNamee’s Matrimonial and Family Law practice, was recently admitted to the American College of Family Trial Lawyers.
Formed in 1993, the American College of Family Trial Lawyers (AFCTL) comprises a select group of 100 family law trial lawyers from across the United States. Members of this group are some of the best trial lawyers in America, practicing sophisticated and complex family law and matrimonial matters both domestically and abroad with issues ranging from dissolution of marriage (divorce), paternity, palimony, child abduction, and domestic torts. Diplomates, all members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, are chosen based upon their recognized litigation skills and courtroom abilities.
Of the six attorneys admitted into the ACFTL this year, Wagner was the only member also on a top 25 list for Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Bruce J. Wagner will be the sole and featured speaker at the NYSBA Family Section’s 3 hour CLE course at its flagship program to be held during NYSBA’s 140th annual meeting on January 25, 2016. Program details are as follows:
2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Bruce Wagner will give an accredited 1 hour CLE presentation on the topic of “Matrimonial & Family Law” for the New York State Bar Association’s UPDATE 2016 program on October 31, 2016, in Albany, and again on November 2, 2016, in Manhattan.
Update 2016 is one of the New York State Bar Association’s most anticipated annual educational offerings. This CLE will cover all new rulings and case law in Matrimonial & Family Law that have transpired over the past year. The presentation is geared toward those who concentrate in the field of Matrimonial and Family Law, as well as general practitioners.
This presentation will cover significant developments in Matrimonial & Family law that have transpired over the last 6 months. The presentation is tailored to leading practitioners across New York State who are Certified Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. is pleased to announce that 10 of its attorneys have been named to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are:
Richard D. Cirincione, Estate Planning & Probate
Mr. Cirincione’s practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, and guardianship law, including appeals. He provides planning for high net worth individuals including the creation of charitable planning devices. He has experience forming and administering family entities and has prepared sales to defective grantor trusts. Mr. Cirincione handles all phases of the administration of estates and trusts, including the preparation of estate tax returns and fiduciary accountings.
McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.
The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are: Richard D. Cirincione (Trusts and Estates); Glen P. Doherty (Employment Law – Management); William S. Haase (Trusts and Estates); Michelle L. Haskin (Family Law); Richard A. Langer (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law); Christopher Massaroni (Commercial Litigation); Amy S. O’Connor (Elder Law, Trusts and Estates); Peter A. Pastore (Commercial Litigation); John J. Privitera (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental); Timothy B. Thornton (Trusts and Estates); and Bruce J. Wagner (Family Law).
The Best Lawyers in America list is the result of more than 6.7 million confidential peer-reviews. Rankings reflect ability, professionalism, and integrity; attorneys named to this list have earned the highest levels of respect among other leading lawyers within the same practice areas and among clients within their communities.
Bruce J. Wagner was recently selected, for the 18th consecutive year, for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.
Bruce J. Wagner will give an accredited CLE presentation to the Legal Project of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association on November 13, 2015, on the topic “Techniques in Advocacy: Effectively Framing Your Appeal.”
Nine McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C., attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015.
The firm is pleased to announce that Christopher Massaroni was selected for inclusion in the practice area of Commercial Litigation, John J. Privitera for inclusion in the practice area of Litigation – Environmental, and that Amy S. O’Connor has been selected for inclusion in the practice areas of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.
The nine McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 are: