‘Bring a Client to Work’ conference today

JAMESTOWN – Mary Ann Aiello, Esq., who was recently elected to a four-year term as trustee for American Family Law Inns in the New York region, will join Supreme Court Justice Deborah Chimes today in co-chairing the “Bring a Client to Work” conference for attorneys, sponsored by the local Jackson Inn of Court.

Aiello, who received her Juris Doctor Degree in 1980, has extensive trial experience in matrimonial and family court proceedings, primarily in Nassau County courts.

Hon. Joseph Gerace, co-president of the Robert H. Jackson Inn, said, “Ms. Aiello, who has lectured at the Nassau Academy of Law on Criminal Law Issues in the Digital Age, will share her experience with electronic discovery issues in Matrimonial and Family litigation during the Q & A session of the conference.”

A member of the New York Bar Association, Aiello has presented lectures for the NYBA, the Women’s Bar and St. John’s University School of Law on litigating Child Support and Custody cases, Practical Skills in Family Court Practice, Women In Law Symposium, Role of the Attorney for the Child, and Matrimonial Trial Techniques and Strategies.

She also has presented programs on Trial Advocacy, Counseling and Negotiation at Hofstra University Law, and a “Know Your Legal Rights – Legal Differences between Living Together & Being Married.”

Her professional associations include service on the Matrimonial, Family Law and Grievance Committees of the Nassau County Bar Association; Assistant Dean of the Nassau Academy of Law, New York Family Law American Inns of Court, presidency of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, Matrimonial Committee and Chair of Children’s Rights Committee of Women’s Bar Association of New York.

Area attorneys have been invited to bring clients to a lunch hour workshop at the courthouse in Mayville for an update on why clients and their attorneys need to understand ways information stored on their computers can be used in personal relationships, business transactions, potential claims and lawsuits.

The update will be presented by Maura R. Grossman, Esq., practicing attorney and an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School who has lectured and written widely on the topic.

Justice Deborah Chimes, who will introduce Aiello and Grossman, explained that innovative LYNC video conferencing will be utilized by Grossman for the lecture, as well as for questions from attorneys attending the workshop; Aiello will be appearing in person.

The workshop is sponsored by the Robert H. Jackson American Inns of Court.

Attorneys who wish to attend should email Thierfeldt or call her at 488 3090 or fax at 483-3765.