Firm News

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New York State Paid Family Leave goes into effect January 1, 2018.

Shane Eaton Armstrong will be presenting “Workers Compensation Proceedings: From Beginning to End” at the NYSBA Workers’ Compensation: Law and Practice Update in Syracuse on October 20.  John H. Snyder, program chair, will be presenting on the Board’s Medical Treatment Guidelines. To register:

http://www.nysba.org/store/events/registration.aspx?event=0ET16

In September, Jason M. Carlton presented on causation analysis of chemical exposure claims at the National Conference of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals. For more information:

https://aohp.org/aohp/EDUCATION/NationalConference.aspx

On January 1, 2017, Shane E. Armstrong became a partner in the firms.

Shane E. Armstrong has become accredited to provide representation to veterans on benefit claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Gitto & Niefer, LLP are members of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce.

John H. Snyder is a member of the Board of Directors at Utica College. He also teaches Criminal Jurisprudence at Utica College where he is an adjunct professor. He is the President of the New York State Bar Workers Compensation Division. He is involved in coaching girls basketball, school and faith community activities as well.

Donald R. Gitto will be attending the NYSIA Spring Conference. Joshua M. Luce and JasonM. Carlton with be attending NYSIA’s annual meeting in January. John H. Snyder will be attending the TICL section of the NYSBA annual meeting in January.

Joshua M. Luce and Patrick B. Guy will be attending the NYSASIC conference.

Edmond F. Morreall serves as past-president of the Board of Directors for the Baden-Powell Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is an Executive Board member.

Donald R. Gitto and Patrick B. Guy are attendees at the New York Workers Compensation Centennial Conference.

Shane E. Armstrong co-chairs the Broome County Bar Association Law Day committee.

The firm is a member of NYSASIC and NYSIA.

The information contained in this website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any matter.

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