On Thursday, the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn hosted its 52nd annual Judges Night at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Coney Island where it highlighted the good work the local judges do for the community and celebrated the collegiality between the bench and the bar. There are no speeches or awards given out during the event. Instead, it’s an o...

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn continued its annual tradition of honoring the judiciary of Kings County during its Judge’s Night at Gargiulo’s in Coney Island on Thursday night. “We host this event every year and it’s simply our opportunity and honor the judiciary and show respect for the bench in Brooklyn,” said President Joseph Ros...

One of the rising stars of Brooklyn’s legal community, Maria Aragona, was officially installed as the president of the Confederation of Columbian Lawyers of New York State during a ceremony at Gargiulo's in Coney Island on Monday, Sept. 17. Aragona will serve the statewide bar association of Italian-American lawyers as its president for the next tw...

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn held its 50th annual dinner dance and installation ceremony at El Caribe in Mill Basin on Friday. More than 200 people, including many judges, lawyers, court staff and their families packed the ballroom of El Caribe as the association congratulated outgoing President Linda LoCascio and installed Joseph...

The Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn hosted Justice Robert J. Miller of the Kings County Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, for a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar at the Rex Manor Catering Hall in Dyker Heights last Wednesday. Miller, a frequent lecturer at various bar associations, discussed tips and recent chan...

A formidable convocation of legal eagles met behind closed doors to hatch a plan to protect the controversial Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle. Marianne Bertuna, who is the President of the NYC Chapter of the Columbian Lawyers Association, which is named after Christopher Columbus, held a closed-door meeting with over 100 lawyers and...

October 5 (Thursday) 6:30 pm (boarding). Italian Heritage Month Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner Dance Cruise. A boat cruise around Manhattan with dinner and dancing. This event is to raise scholarship money for law students. 6:30 pm - Boarding Time; 7:00 pm - Sailing Time; 10:00 pm - Return Time. Sponsored by Columbian Lawyers Association, First Judi...