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McNamee Lochner is proud to sponsor the Capital Region Sponsor‐A‐Scholar Financial Professionals Golf Open, an event designed for professional networking and charitable fundraising to support local economically disadvantaged young men and women and guide them toward high school graduation and college attendance. Capital Region Sponsor‐A‐Scholar inspires and empowers promising, underserved students to succeed in high school, college, and life.

As of 2017, the Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar program has supported more than 215 local students as they earned their college degrees, and they actively work with more than 120 current college students. Sixty eight percent of their Scholars earn a college degree within six years of their high school graduation, compared to the national average of 39.7% degree attainment for the same demographic.

The organization’s blend of personalized academic support, long-term mentoring, and financial assistance is what makes such an impact in these students’ lives; McNamee Lochner is honored to be part of this organization’s efforts.

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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:

MCLE PROGRAM:

2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

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Managing Partner, Scott Barbour, will be speaking on “Handling a Federal Court Deposition: Difference Between State and Federal” on November 2, 2106, in Albany. This accredited Continuing Legal Education presentation is being offered by the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Section, and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association as part of a larger program on the Handling and Taking Depositions.

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Richard D. Cirincione will be speaking on the accounting and settlement of estates on October 27, 2106, in Albany. This accredited Continuing Legal Education presentation is being offered by the Trust/Estate Section of the New York State Bar Association as part of a larger program on the Probate and Administration of Estates.

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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.

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Bruce Wagner will give an accredited CLE at the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers New York Chapter Annual Upstate Meeting on Saturday October 8, 2016.

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.

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Christopher J. Konieczny, Attorney with McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C., participated in Albany Law School’s “Startup Law Day” held on September 13, 2014.

Mr. Konieczny provided free legal consultations to early-stage businesses and entrepreneurs attending the event. “Startup Law Day” is part of a series of events focused on helping entrepreneurs and innovators start and grow their business. Other schools participating in the program to further entrepreneurship, job creation and economic development in the Capital Region include RPI, Siena, HVCC, University @ Albany, and Skidmore College.

Mr. Konieczny practices in the Firm’s Business and Tax Departments, providing counsel on general business law, mergers and acquisitions, startups and entity selection.

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Amy O’Connor is a panelist on the April 30, 2014, continuing education program “Unlocking the Opportunity: Charitable Gifts of Complex Assets with Case Studies.”

Through this program, professional advisors will have the opportunity to learn how the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region can be a charitable partner in meeting the challenges of using complex assets to help clients reach their philanthropic goals.

Full Program Schedule