AI: The New Legal Imperative

The attached article by Partner Douglas Gerhardt, Esq. recently published in the Saratoga Bar Association Newsletter addresses the use of artificial intelligence in the practice of law and specifically makes the case for why it is a necessity. Please… Read More
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School Business Meeting Workshop (ASBO) - School District Elections

On November 13, 2023 Christopher Honeywell, Esq. presented at the Association for School Business Officials (ASBO) Conference in Saratoga Springs City Center. The presentation to District Clerks reviewed School District Elections, results of which of… Read More
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State Technology Law Section 106-b

State Technology Law Section 106-b, which became effective on December 22, 2020, prohibited the purchase and use of biometric identifying technology by public and non-public schools for any purpose, the only exception being for fingerprint identifica… Read More
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2023 Annual Budget Vote & School Board Election

As we enter the month of March, the annual budget vote and school board election season begins. This year’s vote and election will take place on Tuesday May 16, 2023. The New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) has published an informativ… Read More
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2022 Annual Budget Vote & School Board Election

As School Districts head into budget season, there are numerous deadlines approaching that all Districts should be aware of leading up to the May 17, 2022, Annual Budget Vote and School Board Election. Our attorneys will continue to monitor any chang… Read More
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Absentee Ballot Qualification for School District Elections 2022

As many may remember, the criteria to qualify to vote by absentee ballot was expanded for national, state, and local, including school district, elections in 2020 and 2021. The expanded criteria permitted voters to request and qualify to vote by abse… Read More
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Changes to the New York State Open Meetings Law

As many are aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in changes to the New York State Open Meetings Law and the ability of a public body of a political subdivision, including school district boards of education, to conduct their required meetings vi… Read More
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Associate Attorney, Shannon Capozzola Presents at ASBO's School Business Management Workshop

On November 4, 2021, Honeywell Law Firm PLLC’s Associate Attorney, Shannon Capozzola presented to a large group of almost 100 attendees at this year’s Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) School Business Management Workshop. Sh… Read More
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Amendments to New York State Open Meetings Law

On October 19, 2021, Governor Hochul signed into legislation amendments to the New York State Open Meetings Law (Public Officer’s Law § 103(e) and (f)), which governs meetings of public bodies, including school boards of education. The first chang… Read More
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2nd Annual "Day at the Golf Course" Event

Thank you Albany Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. for having us as a sponsor for the 2nd Annual day at the Golf Course Event that took place on Sunday, September 19th We are honored and proud to support such a great event! The Albany Therapeutic Ridin… Read More
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