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34 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
It's A Bird, It's A Plane!! It's A Lawyer In An Airplane with Mark Schuh | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Schuh, a veteran of the Middletown, NY Police Department now owns the firm, the Law Office of Mark L. Schuh, PLLC, discusses his transition from being a police lieutenant to law student and now the owner of a small firm. He also discusses how he got his pilot's license, shares some details about how someone can get their license and discusses the type of training, instruction and focus it takes to become a licensed pilot.Check out the Non-Billable Twitter feed for some pictures of Mark flying his plane. Gold/Fox: Non-Billable is hosted by NYSBA members Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
26 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Lawyers That Rock and Roll, The Resistance Band with Daniel Marotta | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Marotta, who practices in the areas of probate, wills, trusts, estate planning, franchises, trademark licensing, commercial leasing, condominium conversions, and real estate, shares how the band has continued to 'jam' during the COVID shutdown that has forced many music venues and bars across the state to close. He also talks about somehow the band settled on their name, what type of music they choose to play and how they put personal touches on classic songs from the late 1960s and 1970s.He was kind enough to share a performance of the band covering the song 'From the Beginning,' a classic from English rock band ELP (11:57). Check out and support The Resistance on Facebook and be sure to check out the Non-Billable Twitter feed for some photos of Dan and the band performing throughout the years. Gold/Fox: Non-Billable is hosted by NYSBA members Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
28 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
The Joy of Cooking with Orin Cohen | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Cohen has practiced personal injury law for over 30 years but to many in the State Bar Association, he is known for hosting parties and cooking amazing dishes. He discusses how he came to realize he enjoyed cooking, he shares some of his favorite dishes and gives out some recipients for listeners to try for themselves. In our news story intro, Sarah and Michael pay tribute to long-time Jeopardy host Alex Trabek. Sarah shares her memories of being a contestant on the show in 1999.Check out the Non-Billable podcast Twitter feed for some pictures of Orin’s food and a picture of Sarah with Alex Trabek.Gold/Fox: Non-Billable is hosted by NYSBA members Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
59 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
What To Expect When You’re Expecting....A Winner In The Presidential Election with Jerry Goldfeder | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Goldfeder, who is special counsel with Stroock & Stroock & Levan, LLP and has over 40 years of experience practicing in election law, discusses numerous scenarios that could unfold over the course of the next few weeks regarding legal challenges to the counting of ballots and the likelihood of having the result of the election decided by U.S. House of Representatives or the Supreme Court.The NYSBA Task Force on the Presidential Election report is available here.*Producers Note (This episode was recorded on Election Day, November 3, 2020).
36 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
Leadership During A Global Pandemic and Technology's Role In A Post-COVID World with Hank Greenberg | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Greenberg served as NYSBA's 122nd President and is a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig. The Non-Billable podcast is hosted by NYSBA members, Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
28 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Playing Football and Attending Law School with Quentin Sims | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Sims also discusses what his plans are for his legal career once he graduates as well as if there are any more opportunities for him to continue to play football, now that Albany once again has a franchise. The Non-Billable podcast is hosted by NYSBA members Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
27 minutes | Oct 15, 2020
A Lawyer That Also Writes Poetry with Elen Krut | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Krut who has published three books this past year, including a collection of poems, discusses her writing process, the habits she's developed that allows her to balance her legal career and time for writing. She also reads a few lines from her poem, Defund the Media which has been featured in several online outlets and discusses the symbolism behind several of her other poems. The Non-Billable podcast is hosted by Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
35 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
"Taking Advantage of Things That Will Benefit My Career" with Judge Mae D'Agostino | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
D'Agostino who is the United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York was confirmed in 2011 by the U.S. Senate by an 88-0 vote. She discusses what it means to her to be the first woman to sit in Federal Court in Albany, how playing and coaching basketball plays an important role in her life and some of the 'perks' of being a judge, including officiating weddings.Gold/Fox: Non-Billable is hosted by NYSBA members Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
41 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
The District Attorney From An 'Anarchist Jurisdiction' with Michael Schmidt | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Schmidt is the newly elected District Attorney of Multnomah County in Oregon. The largest city in that county is Portland, which has been thrust into the national spotlight with how they are managing protests that began in response to the killing of George Floyd in May. He talks about his upbringing in Weedsport, New York and how he went from being a teacher in New Orleans to law school in Oregon and ultimately being elected District Attorney. He dispels myths and conspiracies that circulate about some of his policies and how he dealt with campaigning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gold/Fox: Non-Billable is hosted by NYSBA members Sarah Gold and Michael Fox.
40 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws with Christopher Riano | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Riano, who previously worked as assistant counsel to Governor Andrew Cuomo, traces his career from being an electrical engineering major at Carnegie Mellon to becoming a high fashion model in New York and ultimately finding his way to Washington and Lee University Law School.He also discusses the part he played in writing an Amicus Brief on behalf of NYSBA in support of 'Fulton vs. City of Philadelphia' case and how the process reinforced his belief in mentoring young lawyers. Finally, he reads an excerpt from the his book that juxtaposes Ruth Bader Ginsbrug's background to that of social activist Anna Pauli Murray.You can purchase Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws here.
29 minutes | Sep 16, 2020
Adjusting To The New Normal On Campus | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Gold who is an adjunct professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York and Fox who is an assistant professor of business law at Mount Saint Mary's College in Newburgh, New York talk about the new normal on their respective campuses.They talk about what its like teaching a class where students are 12 hours away, how the reopening plans have given students multiple options for online and in-person learning and what some of the challenges have been so far this semester. They then turn the questions on 'Producer Brendan,' who talks about returning to work at the NYSBA offices and balancing working from home with two children, ages 1 and 3.
27 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Book Clubs, Food and The Law with Domenick Napoletano | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Domenick Napoletano, a solo practitioner in Brooklyn and NYSBA Treasurer joins the show to talk about how as a solo practitioner he's adjusted to working amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, how he became involved in bar association work and some of the unique activities he takes part in with his colleagues. Napoletano discusses the small group of lawyers from the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn that participates in a book club, where they read well-known books and novels and then dine on meals associated with the books. He talks about the group's most recent meeting where they dined on food discussed in The Terra-Cotta Dog. Napoletano is the past president of the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, The Confederation of Columbian Lawyers of the State of New York, and the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kings County.
32 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
Mental Health And Wellness In The Legal Profession with Hon. Karen Peters and Libby Coreno | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Hon. Karen Peters and Libby Coreno, the co-chairs of the NYSBA Attorney Well-being Task Force join the show to talk about their path on how they became involved in this area of the law, how cultural expectations have led to unhealthy work habits in the legal profession and how the Task Force will examine the factors that negatively impact the health and well-being of the legal community.They also talk about the role stress, substance abuse, and technology play in the lives of attorneys and how they have a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. Justice Peters is the former Presiding Justice of the Third Appellate Division and the first woman to hold that position and Coreno is general counsel to Bonacio Construction, Inc and also has a boutique practice where she advises clients on zoning, planning and real property development.Check out all NYSBA Attorney Well-being initiatives, including the Lawyer to Lawyer Well-Being Roundtable, by clicking here.
30 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Documenting The Bar’s Response To COVID-19 with Danielle Quinn | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Danielle Quinn, an associate at Patterson, Bellknap, Webb & Tyler in Manhattan, joins the show to talk about her role with the Historical Society of the New York Courts' project to document how attorneys all across New York have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Quinn, a 2015 graduate of Albany Law School, discusses how this project came to be, what the goal is for the project, and what lessons attorneys are learning about themselves and their practice due to COVID-19.If you're interested in learning more about the Creating an Archive: Responding to the 2020 Pandemic, get in touch with Danielle via email. Or you can contact Daniel Sierra, at the Historical Society of the NY Courts.Danielle Quinn - email@example.comDaniel Sierra - firstname.lastname@example.orgFollow the Historical Society of the NY Courts on Instagram
27 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
Acting, Bodybuilding, Practicing Law and Meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger with Rick Collins | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Rick Collins, partner at Collins, Gann, McCloskey, & Barry on Long Island is this week's guest. Collins talks about his practice work in criminal defense and how he began his career as a Nassau County Assistant District Attorney. Collins, a past president of the Nassau County Bar Association, then talks about his acting career, where he stared in the "Toxic Avenger" TV series and had a brief role in the HBO classic "The Sopranos." He also talks about his passion for weightlifting and recalls the time he met his childhood idol, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
31 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Advancing the Interests of Equality Through Education with T. Andrew Brown | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
NYSBA President-elect T. Andrew Brown joins the show to talk about his work on the New York State Board of Regents, outlines his goals for his term as NYSBA President in 2021, discusses the history of Juneteenth and how the state bar can respond to fight racial injustice.
31 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
How Billy Joel Explains The Suburbanization Of New York with Patricia Salkin | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Patricia Salkin is the Professor of Law and Provost, Graduate and Professional Divisions and former Dean at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She joins the show to talk about her career in higher education, how the skills a lawyer learns throughout their career can prepare them for a leadership role on a college campus, and how she’s translated her love for Billy Joel into a law course.
30 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
The Life and Career of A U.S. Magistrate Judge With Andrew Peck | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge from the Southern District of New York, Andrew Peck joins Sarah and Mike this week to talk about his path to the law, how he became a judge, and what he does now that he's retired from the bench.In this wide-ranging conversation, Judge Peck describes how he started out as a math and computer major at Cornell before switching majors and attending law school, thanks to his love of history and Perry Mason. He talks about how two events in his professional career led him to pursue a career on the bench and how much he enjoyed being a decision-maker more than an advocate. He then talks about his post-retirement life, including his love for Sherlock Holmes and the New York Yankees.
31 minutes | Jun 3, 2020
The Founder of the Native American Legal Assistance Clinic with Lee Redeye | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Lee Redeye an associate at Lippes, Mathias, Wexler, Friedman in Buffalo is this week's guest. Redeye who is a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians talks about his community involvement with the Seneca Commission for Economic Development and the Native American Legal Assistance Clinic, which he founded in partnership with the Erie County Bar Association. He also discusses his path to the law and how he got his start practicing Indian law, commercial litigation, and how he became involved in various pro bono initiatives.
23 minutes | May 27, 2020
'Birding,' A Social Distancing Hobby To Take Up During COVID-19 with Marnie Onderdonk | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable
Marne Onderdonk, Court Attorney for Hon. Margaret T. Walsh in Albany County Family Court joins the show to talk about her path to the law, her commitment to Bar Association service, and her passion for bird watching.Onderdonk, a past president of the Saratoga County Bar Association, board member of the Adirondack Women's Bar Association and a member of the NYSBA House of Delegates describes how her commitment to bar association service has led her to make lifelong connections with fellow practitioners and allowed her to continue to learn from colleagues in different practice areas.Onderdonk also talks about her passion for birding or bird watching, which was instilled in her by her grandparents. Michael and Sarah quiz her knowledge of bird sounds.
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