The Senior Lawyer

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  • About This Publication

    The Senior Lawyer features substantive articles for lawyers who are age 55 or older and is published to help with career continuity and career changes. Articles that have appeared in past issues include such topics as value of important papers, estate planning, ethical issues, life settlements and retaining and maintaining closed files. Also included are updates on Section news, committee reports, programs and events. Edited by Willard H. DaSilva, Esq., The Senior Lawyer is published by the Senior Lawyers Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    (Spring 2016)

    A Message from the Section Chair
    Carole A. Burns

    Feature Articles

    On Seniority: The Power and Joy of Reminiscing
    Rosemary C. Byrne

    Remembering a Cold War Spy Trial
    Tony Palermo and U.S. v. Rudolf Abel

    Rosemary C. Byrne

    The Senior Lawyer in Transition: Tips and Considerations for the Job Search
    Julie Anna Alvarez

    New York’s Proposed Aid-in-Dying Bill: What You Should Know
    Anthony J. Enea

    Ethical and Professional Considerations for the Retiring Attorney
    Matthew Lee-Renert

    What If? Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Closing a Law Practice on a Temporary or Permanent Basis
    Law Practice Management Committee Subcommittee on Law Practice Continuity of the New York State Bar Association

    Bioethics and the Law: Trends and Future Directions
    Mary Beth Morrissey and Wendy J. Luftig

    The Reverse Exchange
    Marie C. Flavin

    Bergman on Mortgage Foreclosures: When a Lender Is Sued (or Not) for Injury at the Mortgaged Premises
    Bruce J. Bergman

    When Is a Crisis a Medicaid Crisis?
    Anthony J. Enea