Yonkers law firm marks new year with grand re-opening
YONKERS (December 6) - James G. Dibbini & Associates, P.C. is ringing in the New Year with a grand re-opening of its offices at 570 Yonkers Avenue. The re-opening will showcase the firm’s expanded and renovated office space, while offering members of the community the opportunity to meet with the firm’s staff and enjoy refreshments.
After 18 years, the law practice has expanded from a small, solo operation to a firm with eight attorneys and four legal assistants, all the while serving Yonkers, Westchester County and the greater New York area. The Grand Re-Opening is open to the public, and seeks to highlight the firm’s growth and success over recent years. The firm’s offices have been newly renovated and expanded to accommodate the expanding practice.
“We are very proud to serve the citizens of Westchester and New York City as we invest and support the continued development of our community,” said James Dibbini, the firm’s principal. “I am very fortunate to have an amazing team, and without them, we would not be able to grow and provide the exceptional legal services we strive to provide every day.”
The firm was recently awarded the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce’s Business Growth Award and was inducted into its Business Hall of Fame. The Yonkers Chamber of Commerce’s Business Hall of Fame recognizes businesses that have successfully contributed to economic development and community enrichment of Yonkers.
The grand re-opening at 570 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, will begin at 11:00 A.M. on December 12, 2016. Breakfast will be provided.
Fishkill law firm names head of personal injury department
FISHKILL (November 15) – Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey, Sappe & Regenbaum LLP (FKCS&R), a Fishkill, New York-based law firm with clients throughout the Hudson Valley and Capital District, announces the addition of Steve Cohen to the team. Cohen, with partner Dave Zagon, will oversee the personal injury department.
“Our firm is delighted to welcome Steve to the FKCS&R team,” says Founding Partner Jeffrey Feldman. “His extensive courtroom experience, both as a Judge Advocate in the United States Navy and as a trial lawyer, make him the perfect fit for our personal injury practice.”
Cohen, who resides in Poughkeepsie, was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986 and served as a JAG at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida before returning to the Hudson Valley. He has been named to the Super Lawyers® list for multiple years, recognized by Hudson Valley Magazine as a “Top Attorney” and included on the Top 100 Trial Lawyers list by The National Trial Lawyers. Additionally, Cohen is a member of the Dutchess County Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.
“I’m excited to join FKCS&R, a firm which I’ve respected for quite some time,” says Cohen. “In addition to managing cases and fighting for clients, I’m eager to participate in the charitable work that is part of the firm’s fabric.”
Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center one of the top performers in state
KINGSTON (November 2) - The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) received a successful accreditation report with four commendations, including recognition of their relief efforts with Super Storm Sandy by refining the State program to properly address the market disruptions for many affected businesses and assignments in the recovery effort. This is the first time that four commendations were provided as part of this process. All 24 regional centers of the NY SBDC were individually reviewed along with the NY SBDC Central Office in Albany. The Mid-Hudson SBDC was one of the top performing centers in the state, having the highest number of businesses served.
The Accreditation was conducted and provided by the Association of Small Business Development Centers which is the national body mandated by the US Congress to evaluate state SBDC programs. The SBDC Accreditation process is based on continuous improvement and the National Baldridge Standards of excellence in service. This helps ensure that every SBDC program is continually undergoing self-analysis and growth in a dynamic improvement effort to fully meet the needs of America's small business and entrepreneurial sectors.
The Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center is supported by SUNY Ulster and serves seven counties in the Hudson Valley (Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster) and the state and national SBDC networks. The SBDC specializes in one-to-one professional business counseling and technical assistance to new or existing small businesses. SBDC counselors assist with business plan development, financial and market analysis, locating funding sources, strategic planning issues, and other business services. Counselors also conduct patent searches for entrepreneurs and assist with locating product, market, and trend resources.
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