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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

Denver Broncos Quarterback Chad Kelly Arrested

Denver Broncos Quarterback Chad Kelly Arrested

10/24/2018  |  Comments Off on Denver Broncos Quarterback Chad Kelly Arrested

WGRZ Channel 2 reported on the recent arrest of Denver Broncos backup quarterback, Chad Kelly. I was interviewed by anchor... more

Former Roswell Park Employee Diverted Drugs, Leading to Patient Infections

Former Roswell Park Employee Diverted Drugs, Leading to Patient Infections

09/28/2018  |  Comments Off on Former Roswell Park Employee Diverted Drugs, Leading to Patient Infections

I provided legal analysis for WIVB News 4's recent story regarding a former Roswell Park employee who removed a narcotic... more

Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Files Libel Lawsuit for Online Comments Made About Officers

Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Files Libel Lawsuit for Online Comments Made About Officers

09/21/2018  |  Comments Off on Buffalo Police Benevolent Association Files Libel Lawsuit for Online Comments Made About Officers

I provided legal analysis for WGRZ Channel 2's story on a libel lawsuit filed by the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association... more