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Can St. Matthews Cemetery Be Sued For Moving Graves Without Notifying Families of the Deceased? Did St. Matthews Cemetery Violate New York State Law?

Can St. Matthews Cemetery Be Sued For Moving Graves Without Notifying Families of the Deceased? Did St. Matthews Cemetery Violate New York State Law?

05/03/2019  |  Comments Off on Can St. Matthews Cemetery Be Sued For Moving Graves Without Notifying Families of the Deceased? Did St. Matthews Cemetery Violate New York State Law?

St. Matthews Cemetery in West Seneca, NY is being investigated by the New York State Division of Cemeteries for beginning to... more

Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?

Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?

04/08/2019  |  Comments Off on Could Federal Grand Jury Subpoena Signal RICO Investigation for Catholic Diocese of Buffalo?

Attorney Barry N. Covert was interviewed by WKBW’s I-Team Chief Investigator Charlie Specht for a story that 7 Eyewitness News... more

Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse

Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse

04/05/2019  |  Comments Off on Federal Subpoena Issued for Buffalo Diocese’s Compensation Program for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse

The Buffalo News is reporting that a federal grand jury has issued a subpoena as part of an investigation involving... more

Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State

Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State

03/15/2019  |  Comments Off on Proposed Child Abuse Reporting Expansion (CARE) Act Would Require Clergy to Report Child Abuse in New York State

New York State Assemblywoman Monica Wallace was joined by attorney Barry N. Covert and law professor Christine Bartholomew to introduce... more

WBEN New Radio Interview Barry Covert on The Child Victims Act

02/14/2019  |  Comments Off on WBEN New Radio Interview Barry Covert on The Child Victims Act

Attorney Barry Covert was interviewed by WBEN News Radio 930 to discuss details of New York State’s Child Victims Act. Barry... more

Child Victims Act Extends Statute of Limitations for Childhood Sex Abuse Survivors

Child Victims Act Extends Statute of Limitations for Childhood Sex Abuse Survivors

01/28/2019  |  Comments Off on Child Victims Act Extends Statute of Limitations for Childhood Sex Abuse Survivors

The Child Victims Act, which is a bill that will extend the statute of limitations to allow victims of childhood... more

Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Child Victims Act Could Help Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Seek Justice

Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Child Victims Act Could Help Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Seek Justice

01/16/2019  |  Comments Off on Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Child Victims Act Could Help Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Seek Justice

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2019 ‘State of the State’ address on Tuesday, January 15th. One of... more

Can an Attorney Record a Client or Fellow Counsel Without Consent?

Can an Attorney Record a Client or Fellow Counsel Without Consent?

11/21/2018  |  Comments Off on Can an Attorney Record a Client or Fellow Counsel Without Consent?

Michael Cohen, who previously served as the personal lawyer of President Donald Trump, made headlines earlier this year when it... more

Will the Buffalo Diocese Whistleblower Face Legal Action?

Will the Buffalo Diocese Whistleblower Face Legal Action?

11/02/2018  |  Comments Off on Will the Buffalo Diocese Whistleblower Face Legal Action?

I provided legal analysis for WIVB News 4's recent story on Siobhan O'Connor, the former Diocese of Buffalo employee who... more

Diocese of Buffalo's Reaction to Whistleblower on 60 Minutes

Diocese of Buffalo’s Reaction to Whistleblower on 60 Minutes

11/01/2018  |  Comments Off on Diocese of Buffalo’s Reaction to Whistleblower on 60 Minutes

I was interviewed by WGRZ Channel 2 anchor Scott Levin regarding a press release that the Diocese of Buffalo’s Communications... more