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L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini L.L.P. is pleased to announce that 9 attorneys of the firm were selected for distinction in the 2021 Metro Edition of New York Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers® Honors Nine L’Abbate Balkan Attorneys in 2021 New York Metro Edition


Partner Marian Rice to speak at New York State Bar Association webinar “Risk Management For Lawyers 2021", on October 1, 2021

Participants in this program will earn 4.0 MCLE Ethics credits and receive a 7.5% credit toward their CNA Lawyers' Professional Liability premium.


August 18, 2021 marked one year that we lost our friend, mentor and partner, Anthony P. Colavita, Esq. to cancer.

In Tony's honor, the partners, attorneys, and staff of LBCC gathered at our new Melville conference center and dedicated it to his memory.


Partner Marian Rice to speak at New York State Bar Association webinar “Ethics 2021-2022: Ethics In The Real World", on June 22, 2021

This program will examine recent ethics opinions issued by the Committee on Professional Ethics of the NYSBA as well as certain opinions of other bar association ethics committees.


​Partner Marian Rice has penned a new article entitled "Tackling the Closed File Beast", which addresses the complicated issue of client file retention and destruction policies

This timely article written for the NYSBA is a must read that provides indispensable guidance on this crucial topic.


Partner William T. McCaffery to present webinar “Risk Management 101 – Ethical Considerations and Practice Guidance for New Lawyers" on December 10, 2020, as part of two-day NYSBA Bridging the Gap CLE Program

This NYSBA sponsored course is designed to help newly admitted attorneys develop a foundation in the practical skills, techniques, and procedures that are essential to the practice of law.


Partner William T. McCaffery to present Attorney Protective Webinar “Avoiding Pitfalls That Can Lead to Disciplinary Action", on Dec. 9, 2020

This course will focus on ethical traps, and provide best practice tips on how to avoid a disciplinary action.

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