Client Press Releases

Thursday, August 21, 2014

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne, a Partner with the Firm, successfully represented the Atlantic Beach Club against two local residents who claimed the zoning variances granted to the establishment would result in injury, or damage, to their property due to traffic...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

WESTBURY, NY — Attorney Neil H. Greenberg, Esq., Principal/Founder, Neil H. Greenberg and Associates, P.C., says this new “prevailing wage” law for New York City will provide a better quality of life for some building service employees and will help boost the city’s economy.  However, New York City will likely see more cases...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced that Daniel Baker, a Partner with the Firm, has been appointed Tenth Judicial District Representative to the Real Property Law Section (RPLS) of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). In his new role, Mr. Baker will participate in RPLS Executive Committee...

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Recent Reports Point to Widespread Violations Compromising Patient Care

JAMAICA ESTATES, NY — Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. advises family members to check in periodically, or to pay an aide to check in, with loved ones in nursing homes.  She explains that frequent visits help to...

Monday, August 11, 2014

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano and Baker, PLLC has announced that Michele A. Pincus, a Partner with the Firm, was recently reappointed and sworn in as a board member of the Women’s Economic Developers of Long Island (WEDLI). The term is for two years. In addition, she will serve as co-chair of the Membership Committee.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Law Firm Assisted Organization in Achieving Not-for-Profit Status

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC has announced that Jon Ward, a Partner with the Firm, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Challenger Athletics, Inc., a New York not-for-profit...

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

GREENVALE, NY — Ethiel Melecio Jr., Esq. has joined Core Title Services as Counsel to the firm. In his new role, he will assist the company as it prepares title search reports and policies for residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Mr. Melecio is an experienced attorney who has concentrated his practice in...

Thursday, June 19, 2014

UNIONDALE, NY — On June 1, 2014, John P. Christopher, an Associate with Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC, was appointed Secretary of the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). As Secretary, Mr. Christopher serves as one of the four Officers of the Section. In addition, Mr. Christopher...

Monday, June 16, 2014

Victory for Business Property Rights 

UNIONDALE, NY — Christian Browne, a partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC, successfully represented a commercial property owner in an Article 78 proceeding in New York State Supreme Court against the Town of Hempstead’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The court...

Thursday, June 12, 2014

On June 12,  2014 at 1:30 p.m., a press conference will be held in the Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington at 556 Peninsula Boulevard, Hempstead,  New York to announce their filing of Petition with the New York State Commissioner of Education in Albany, charging the Hempstead School District, the District Clerk and Betty Cross in her capacity as a...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

SMITHTOWN, NY — The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP is offering a free two-hour seminar, “Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection,” which will take place June 24 at the law office, located at 222 East Main Street, Suite 314, in Smithtown. The morning seminar runs from 10 a.m. to noon, and the evening seminar is...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

SMITHTOWN, NY —The law firm of Futterman & Lanza, LLP is presenting a free two-hour seminar, “Medicaid Planning & Asset Protection,” which will take place on June 26 at the law office, located at 400 West Main Street, Suite 101 in Babylon. The morning seminar runs from 10 a.m. to noon, and the evening seminar is...

Monday, June 9, 2014

Clothing Store Employee Was Assaulted by Co-Worker Who Continually Mocked His Ethnic Origin and Religion, While Supervisor Witnessed Attacks but Failed to Take Any Disciplinary Action 

            Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Office of Frederick K. Brewington announced that his client, Osama Saleh, was...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Winner Receives $1,000 Scholarship for Advancement in the Field of Gerontology, Courtesy of A Place for Mom

Melville, NY — Jennifer Wilson, an employee with the law firm Tully & Winkelman, P.C., has been named one of 10 finalists eligible to win the 2014 Senior Care Innovation Scholarship, hosted by...

Thursday, May 22, 2014

$16 Million of Award for Pain and Suffering — the Largest Affirmed Jury Verdict in New York State’s History

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — The law firm Georgaklis & Mallas PLLC has announced that the Court of Appeals of the State of New York has upheld a jury verdict obtained by the firm’s Partner and Senior Trial Attorney,...

Friday, May 16, 2014

Decedent Was Jailed in Temperatures Exceeding 100 Degrees While Corrections Officials Ignored Complaints of Excessive Heat

NEW YORK, NY (May 16, 2014) — Derek Sells, Managing Partner, The Cochran Firm, has announced the filing of a $25 million notice of claim and pre-action lawsuit against the City of New York...

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Driver Consented to Breath Test without Being Notified by Police that Her Attorney Attempted to Contact Her

Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has announced that he has received a favorable decision from the New York State Court of Appeals (the highest Court in the State)...

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Melville, NY — Brian Andrew Tully, Founder/Partner, Tully & Winkelman, P.C., was interviewed in the April 2014 edition of The ElderLaw Report for an article entitled “Life Care Planning in an Elder Law Practice: How Does It Work?”

The article covered the aspects of the life care planning model, how...

Thursday, April 24, 2014

FLORAL PARK, NY — Attorney Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. is asking the New York City Council to pass a bill that would raise the income threshold for senior citizen tenants living in rent-regulated apartments. She says that, under this bill, more seniors would be protected from rent hikes and be able to...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WESTBURY, NY — Attorney Neil H. Greenberg, Esq., Principal/Founder, Neil H. Greenberg and Associates, P.C., encourages restaurants to pay its entry-level employees higher wages to stay ahead of the federal government’s proposal to raise the minimum wage. He says that, in the end, restaurants who do so will see longer-term...

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