Columns

MY TURN: A workday worth its weight in gold

July 21, 2017

By Tom Kirvan Legal News The byline really should read “Bud Kirvan,” my late father who some 30 years ago wrote a column about an assignment I had given him. The fact that a son would give a father an “assignment” is worth a column ...

COMMENTARY: Restoring faith in our representative democracy

July 21, 2017

By Lee H. Hamilton There’s no shortage of threats to our democracy. Russian meddling in elections, the vulnerability of state voting systems to hacking, politicians’ assaults on the media, and political leaders’ growing fondness for policy-making ...

TAKING STOCK: The prospect of a market crash

July 21, 2017

Dear Mr. Berko: A little over three years ago, when I was 67 and ready to retire (my wife had retired a year earlier), I wrote to you about my 401(k), my wife’s 401(k) and our individual retirement accounts, which totaled $536,000. You told us to ...

EXPERT WITNESS: It can't happen here!

July 21, 2017

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, general editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor “It can’t happen here / It can’t happen here / I’m telling you, my dear / That it can’t happen here / Because I been checkin’ it out, baby ...

EXPERT WITNESS: Substance use evaluations are still my bread and butter

July 21, 2017

By Michael G. Brock Lately I’ve been taking on a lot of CSC cases as an expert and writing about the process and what I see as it’s failings in my monthly column. Some folks have asked me if I’m still doing substance abuse evaluations for ...

Legal People

July 21, 2017

Potestivo & Associates PC is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeremy L. Marks who will serve as supervising bankruptcy attorney in the firm's downtown Rochester office. Marks joined Potestivo & Associates PC in July. Marks works at the firm's Rochester ...