Announcements

NCBA Statement on January 6 Capitol Hill Violence

January 6, 2021: The Nassau County Bar Association condemns, in the strongest possible terms, today’s assault on the U.S. Capitol by violent protesters. Storming the Capitol and disrupting the democratic process of our government is not a peaceful protest. It is criminal conduct and we condemn this violence. This Country was founded on the rule of... click here for more information.

Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates for NCBA Board of Directors

January 5, 2021: The Nominating Committee is seeking active NCBA Members who want to serve on the Nassau County Bar Association Board of Directors. The deadline to apply is Monday, January 25, 2021. The NCBA Board of Directors consists of the President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, 24 elected Directors, as well as the Dean of... click here for more information.

NCBA Holiday Closure Notice

December 24, 2020: Wishing you and yours a wonderful and healthy holiday season! The NCBA will close at 1:00 PM today, December 24, 2020 and will remain closed through January 3, 2021. We will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021.     click here for more information.

Elaine Jackson Stack Moot Court Competition 2021

December 18, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Elaine Jackson Stack Moot Court Competition will not be taking place for 2021. click here for more information.

Nassau County Bar Association Releases Qualifications for Judicial Candidates

Mineola, NY—October 14, 2020—The Judiciary Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) screens candidates for judicial office and has made the following determination for candidates on the ballot in Nassau County in the November 3, 2020 Election: NYS Supreme Court Judge, 10th District Joseph R. Conway—Well Qualified Gary F. Knobel—Well Qualified Randy Sue Marber—Well... click here for more information.

NCBA Mourns the Loss of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 21, 2020: The NCBA mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, an icon of justice, and a trailblazing advocate for women’s rights. Justice Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1933. She graduated top of her class from... click here for more information.

Free Open House Event for Long Island Residents: Speak with a Professional Housing Counselor

August 12, 2020: Are you struggling or unable to pay your rent or mortgage? Now is the time to speak with a Housing Counselor and/or Legal Services Provider about: COVID-19 FORBEARANCE HARDSHIP PROGRAMS LOAN MODIFICATIONS PAYMENT OPTIONS Due to COVID-19, homeowners and renters are struggling now more than ever to pay their mortgage and rent.... click here for more information.

NCBA Extends Profound Condolences to Judge Esther Salas, United States District Judge of the United States District Court

July 21, 2020: The NCBA extends profound condolences to Judge Esther Salas, United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on the tragic death of her son. Click below to view our full statement. click here for more information.

Statement of the Nassau County Bar Association on Changes Needed within the Justice System

June 11, 2020: The Nassau County Bar Association issued the following statement regarding recent civil unrest and the need for change in our justice system: The unspeakable acts committed against George Floyd and others by some members of law enforcement are abhorrent. As lawyers, it is our responsibility to improve our system of justice for... click here for more information.

NCBA Lawyer Assistance Program is Here for You!

The NCBA Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is here for you! LAP is offering confidential professional counseling sessions via doxy.me, a HIPAA compliant telehealth video platform. Please do not hesitate to call Beth Eckhardt, LAP Director, at (516) 512-2618 or (888) 408-6662 to set up an appointment. You will be sent an invitation with a link to her... click here for more information.

COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER

Dear NCBA Members, Nassau County Residents and Small Businesses, The NCBA is here for you during this difficult time. We have compiled information from our local courts, state courts, CDC, and additional resources to keep you updated and informed in this time of uncertainty. This page will continue to be updated frequently. Should you need... click here for more information.