Baker to Co-Chair NYSBA Trusts & Estates Spring Meeting Program

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Carl T. Baker, managing partner of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. and head of the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group, will serve as Program Co-Chair for the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section Spring Meeting being held in Arizona from May 5th to May 8th, 2016. The subject of this year’s meeting is “Avoiding Attacks … Read More

Firm-Sponsored Rugby Club Wins Home Opener

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Foothills Rangers

FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. is proud to sponsor the Foothills Rangers Rugby Club, a local club serving the youth of the greater Glens Falls area. The Rangers won their home opener on Sunday, April 17th. Special thanks to Ben Bernard for allowing East Field to serve as the home of the Rangers. Congratulations to all the players!

Student Loans and Protecting Your Credit

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The following presentation was created for the Warren County Bar Foundation’s Legal Symposium, offered to area high school students each year. According to the Foundation, “The purpose of the program is to allow these individuals to make informed decisions by providing a casual, entertaining and non-judgmental setting regarding a broad spectrum of legal issues confronted by them. Topics include criminal … Read More

Carl Baker Inducted as Fellow of American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

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Carl T. Baker, Managing Partner of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C., has been inducted as a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). ACTEC is a nonprofit association of lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates of decedents, minors ... Read More

Michael Crowe, Esq. Joins FMBF

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FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. (FMBF) is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Crowe, Esq. as an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Litigation practice group. In his position with FMBF, Mr. Crowe handles civil litigation, insurance defense, and foreclosure matters. Mr. Crowe is a 2012 graduate of the Pace University School of Law, having graduated Cum Laude. He served ... Read More

Carl Baker Named Best Lawyers® 2016 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Albany

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Carl T. Baker, Managing Partner of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. has been listed as the Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Albany in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2016. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. Attorneys considered for listing must be nominated by clients and/or peers, … Read More

Kara Lais Named Equity Partner at FMBF

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Kara Lais, past president of the Adirondack Women’s Bar Association, a former New York State Delegate for the Warren County Bar Association, and an attorney with more than a decade of experience was named a partner at FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. Ms. Lais joins Carl T. Baker, John D. Aspland, Jr., and Lawrence Elmen as partners in the firm … Read More

Aspland to Present at PRIMA Institute

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Senior Partner John D. Aspland, Jr. has been added to the faculty of the 2015 PRIMA Institute conference taking place November 4 – 6 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. John will be leading the discussion in a session titled “Civil Rights and the Reality of Public Governance”, which will focus on “identifying the magnitude of the responsibilities associated with protecting the … Read More

Baker to Chair NYSBA Trusts & Estates Spring Meeting Program

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Carl Baker, Managing Partner of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C., will be Program Chair for the New York State Bar Association’s Trust and Estates Law Section Spring Meeting in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. The program will take place from April 23rd to April 25th, with a theme of “Providing for and Protecting the Children (No matter what life throws at them)”. … Read More

Elmen & Lindy Obtain Personal Injury Award of Over $1.1 Million

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Partner Lawrence Elmen and associate Joshua D. Lindy obtained a personal injury award over $1,100,000.00 for their clients. The clients received serious and life-threatening burns as a result of diesel fuel flames created when a tractor trailer lost control on Interstate 88 during August 2012. Both clients were air evacuated to the Regional Burn Facility at Westchester Medical Center for ... Read More