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Passing the Bar

Posted by Christopher Mestecky | Nov 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

Guercio and Guercio, LLP is pleased to announce that all of our law clerks have passed the NYS Bar Examination. Congratulations to Douglas Brady, Mary Crisafulli, Ryan Goldberg, Margaret Goodman and Daniel Parise.

NYSSBA

Posted by Christopher Mestecky | Nov 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

Partners Christopher Mestecky, Lisa Hutchinson, and Erin O'Grady-Parent presented at the October 2022 New York State School Boards Conference.

Partners Lisa Hutchinson and Ashley Pope present for LIASCD (Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Annual Fall Conference on October 7, 2022

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Sep 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

This presentation will provide an overview of recent legal developments affecting school districts and BOCES, including legal updates related to student supervision and discipline, federal and state regulatory updates, labor & employment issues, and current legal issues impacting school district ...

Partners Erin M. O’Grady-Parent and John Sheahan will present on Grievance and Arbitration Tactics at the 2022 Annual Summer Convention

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Jun 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Partners Erin M. O'Grady-Parent and John Sheahan will present on Grievance and Arbitration Tactics at the 2022 Annual Summer Convention hosted by MASLA (Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs) on July 18, 2022. For more information about the conference, please visit https://nysmasla.wildap...

Partners Lisa Hutchinson and Ashley Pope present for LIASCD (Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Annual Spring Conference on March 4, 2022

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Mar 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

This presentation will provide an overview of recent legal developments affecting school districts and BOCES, including legal updates related to COVID-19, the Open Meetings Law, student discipline, diversity, equity, and inclusion, employment, and school funding.

Partner Anthony Fasano to present for ASBO (Association of School Business Officials) on March 7, 2022 regarding Contractual and Legal Issues in Construction Projects

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Mar 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

This presentation will focus on some of the common scenarios facing school business administrators and school districts when entering into and performing under construction contracts, including contracts with architects, construction managers, and prime contractors.

 Partner Anthony Fasano to present for ASBO (Association of School Business Officials) on March 7, 2022 regarding Contractual and Legal Issues in Construction Projects

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Mar 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

This presentation will focus on some of the common scenarios facing school business administrators and school districts when entering into and performing under construction contracts, including contracts with architects, construction managers, and prime contractors.

Making Documents Available Prior to Board Meetings

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Oct 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

On October 19, 2021, Governor Hochul signed into law an amendment to the Open Meetings Law (Ch. 481 of the Laws of 2021) to require that any agency record available to the public pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law, as well as any proposed resolution, law, rule, regulation, policy or amend...

Partner Erin O’Grady-Parent will present a Legal Update at the annual School Business Management Workshop (SBMW) hosted by the New York State Association of School Business Officials on Thursday, November 4, 2021, in Saratoga Springs, New York. For more

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Sep 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Partner Erin O'Grady-Parent will present a Legal Update at the annual School Business Management Workshop (SBMW) hosted by the New York State Association of School Business Officials on Thursday, November 4, 2021, in Saratoga Springs, New York. For more information about the SBMW conference, plea...

Partner Erin O’Grady-Parent and Associate Frank G. Barile will be co-presenting an Annual Budget Vote and Election session

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Sep 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Partner Erin O'Grady-Parent and Associate Frank G. Barile will be co-presenting an Annual Budget Vote and Election session at the annual School Business Management Workshop (SBMW) hosted by the New York State Association of School Business Officials on Thursday, November 4, 2021, in Saratoga Spri...

Department of Health Reopening Guidance

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Sep 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

On September 2, 2021, the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) issued a 12-page school reopening guidance. This guidance document outlines several mandatory requirements that school districts and BOCES must immediately undertake. It also outlines measures that districts and BOCES should co...

Amendment to Open Meetings Law

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Sep 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

On September 2, 2021, Governor Hochul signed into law Senate Bill S50001, which amends the Open Meetings Law and authorizes boards of education and other government bodies to hold public meetings remotely by conference call or similar services through January 15, 2022.

Partners Erin M. O’Grady-Parent and Anthony J. Fasano will present at the MASLA Summer Conference on the State’s new Marijuana Law and Labor and Employment Issues on July 20, 2021. The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites located in Saratoga Spr

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Jun 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

Partners Erin M. O'Grady-Parent and Anthony J. Fasano will present at the MASLA Summer Conference on the State's new Marijuana Law and Labor and Employment Issues on July 20, 2021. The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites located in Saratoga Springs, New York. For more information about ...

Partner Erin M. O’Grady-Parent will present with Michael G. Vigliotta of the Law Offices of Thomas M. Volz, PLLC on APPR and Tenure at the New York State School Boards Association Virtual Summer Law Conference on July 22, 2021. For more information about

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Jun 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

Partner Erin M. O'Grady-Parent will present with Michael G. Vigliotta of the Law Offices of Thomas M. Volz, PLLC on APPR and Tenure at the New York State School Boards Association Virtual Summer Law Conference on July 22, 2021. For more information about the conference, please visit https://www.n...

Partner Erin M. O’Grady-Parent will present a Legal Update at the Virtual 2021 Annual Education Summit hosted by the Association of School Business Officials on June 9, 2021. For more information about the conference, please visit https://www.asbonewyork

Posted by Gregory J. Guercio | Jun 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

Partner Erin M. O'Grady-Parent will present a Legal Update at the Virtual 2021 Annual Education Summit hosted by the Association of School Business Officials on June 9, 2021. For more information about the conference, please visit https://www.asbonewyork.org.

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