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

Baker Attends NYSBA Annual Meeting

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Partner Carl Baker, head of the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group, attended the New York State Bar Association's annual meeting in New York City from January 27th to the 29th.  On Wednesday, the Trusts & Estates Law Section held its Continuing Legal Education Program entitled “Revocable Trusts: Administration & Litigation in New York”,  with segments dedicated to planning strategies, ... Read More

Facebook After Death

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Facebook has now addressed the issue of what can happen to your account after you die. WSJ.com has more information here. Share this Post

Aspland Named Vice Chair of ARCC Executive Committee

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FMBF Partner John D. Aspland, Jr. has been named Vice Chair for the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce's Executive Committee. Founded in 1914, the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce (ARCC) is a 1,000-member strong organization representing in excess of 23,000 people predominantly in New York State's Washington, Warren and Northern Saratoga Counties. The mission of the Chamber is to "help ... Read More

Aspland & Elmen Attend Annual DRI Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Seminar

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Partners John Aspland and Lawrence Elmen attended the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) annual civil rights and governmental tort liability seminar in San Diego on January 29th and 30th. The seminar included nationally recognized speakers addressing the successful defense of municipalities against claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, to include allegations of excessive force by law enforcement, in-custody inmate injuries, and ... Read More

FMBF Employees Give Back

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During the month of December, the Sunshine Club, a wonderful group of employees of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, sponsored a family of four for the holidays and provided them with stacks of beautiful gifts. In addition, the Club sponsored five senior citizens and provided each with gifts from their wish lists. During the FMBF employee holiday party on December 18th, … Read More

Carl Baker to Present on Ethics at NYSBA CLE

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Carl Baker, Managing Partner in the Estate & Trusts practice group at FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, will be presenting "Ethical Considerations and Attorney's Fees" at the Practical Skills - Probate and the Administration of Estates CLE offered by the New York State Bar Association in Albany, New York on Friday, December 12, 2014. This recurring, popular educational offering will explore ... Read More

FMBF Proudly Sponsors Glens Falls Lions Club’s Duathlon

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FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth is pleased to once again be a corporate sponsor for the Glens Falls Lions Club's annual Duathlon fundraiser. Funds raised from this race enable the Lions Club to continue its work providing sight and hearing assistance and preservation. This year's race will be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at SUNY Adirondack College on ... Read More

Carl Baker Named in Best Lawyers in America

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Congratulations to Carl Baker, Managing Partner of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C., on being listed in Best Lawyers in America© in the practice area of Trusts and Estates. Having served as Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Trust and Estates section, Carl is well-known and highly regarded in his field and works tirelessly to serve his clients and ... Read More

Anya Endsley Joins FMBF Estates Group

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FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. is pleased to announce the hiring of Anya F. Endsley as an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Estates and Trusts practice group. In her position at FMBF, Ms. Endsley works with clients to aid in estate planning and trust settlements. “Anya joined our practice in April of this year, coming to us from her position ... Read More