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The County Attorneys' Association of the State of New York is comprised of County Attorneys from throughout NYS. Member Counties are NYS Counties who have paid their dues to the Association for the current calendar year. All lawyers in offices of member counties are eligible for member benefits, programs, and materials, including access to the Members Only area of the Web site.
The Association is dedicated to promoting more efficient county and city government; cultivating the science of jurisprudence; advancing closer personal and professional relationships among county and NYC Corporation Counsel attorneys in the State of New York; encouraging and promoting the exchange of information and views in respect to the conduct of the various county attorney's offices throughout the State and the Corporation Counsel's Office; analyzing proposed and enacted legislation and regulations at the State and Federal levels, and presenting legal ideas and opinions to Federal and State legislators, representatives and officials with respect to such legislation and regulations; and, serving the public interest of New York state.
2013 Midwinter Meeting
Monday, December 9, 2013
Gideon Putnam Resort, Saratoga Springs, NY
2014 Annual Meeting
Sunday, May 4, 2014 - May 6, 2014
The Otesaga Hotel, Cooperstown, NY
SENIOR ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY
SENIOR ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY: The Orange County Attorney is hiring a Senior Assistant County Attorney. The successful candidate should have at least 5 years demonstrable litigation experience in state and federal courts, including civil rights, employment law and personal injury. The full job description is available at www.orangecountygov.com. Salary DOE. Excellent benefits. EOE. Send resume, cover letter with salary requirements and two recent, substantive legal writing samples to: Orange County Attorney, 15 Matthews St. Suite 305, Goshen, NY 10924.
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OF INTEREST
CAASNY Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Service Award
CAASNY will be accepting nominations for the County Attorney Outstanding Service Award. The award seeks to recognize a County Attorney or Assistant County Attorney practitioner who has provided outstanding service to the public and who possesses an exemplary reputation in the legal community, the highest of ethical standards, and who revels in maintaining a life that balances a passion for professional excellence with the joy of family and friends. In addition, the award seeks to recognize a person who exhibits qualities of openness and humility, coupled with a sincere concern for the interests of others, including the professional development of newer practitioners.
Download the Outstanding Service Award procedures here.
Download the Outstanding Service Award criteria here.
Download the Outstanding Service Award nomination form here.
The New York State Commission on Local Government Efficiency and Competitiveness online at http://www.nyslocalgov.org/.
County of Erie v. State of New York Public Employment Relations Bd. 2009 WL 395144
This recent Court of Appeals case arose in Erie County. It relates to the duty to bargain a change in mission at the Erie County jail and correctional facility.
County Attorney Office Updates:
In an effort to keep us informed of changes within your office, please review the information in the CAASNY Directory, and submit any edits necessary to the Government Law Center:
Fax (518) 445-2303, Attn: Amy Gunnells, Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the event of future changes, please notify us as soon as possible with all pertinent information. We appreciate your attention to this matter.