November 2015

  • Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network and WFAS-AM Radio on the recent changes to New York State Domestic Relations Law as it pertains to spousal maintenance.
     
  • Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network about a case in which his client was not allowed to rent an apartment because her husband was HIV-positive. Mr. Brewington also announced that a grand jury verdict awarded to his client in a civil rights violation and police brutality case was upheld. This was reported in Newsday. The Queens Courier also reported that a lawsuit his client, a devout Muslim woman, filed against the Metropolitan Transit Authority on the grounds of religious discrimination was allowed to move forward. Mr. Brewington was also featured in Networking’s “Briefs” section for being named to the Metro New York Super Lawyers list.
     
  • Miriam Villani of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC was named one of Long Island Business News“Ones to Watch” in Law. Dan Braff was featured in the “Professional Profiles” section of the New York Real Estate Journal.
     
  • Brian Andrew Tully of Tully & Winkelman, P.C. offered discounted services on planning and Medicaid fees for active duty and retired war veterans during its inaugural November Military Month. This was reported in The Huntingtonian
     
  • The following attorneys received Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law awards: Daniel H. Braff and Joseph R. Bjarnson of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington and Steven Mitchell Sack of The Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack. Mr. Brewington was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. 
     
  • PR4Lawyers assisted the Pace family in announcing the passing of attorney John Pace, who served as a board member and pro bono counsel for Breast Cancer Help, Inc. This was reported by Newsday and The New York Law Journal