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Daily Freeman

Back From Iraq

Originally an opponent of the invasion of Iraq, local attorney and National Guardsman Mathew Tully, who recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, now feels the United States should not pull out until the war on terror is …

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Local National Guard Member Meets Cheney

Prominent local attorney Mathew B. Tully of Hunter, who was serving in Iraq with the 42nd Infantry Division from Troy, was welcomed home last week by Vice President Richard Cheney and his wife Lynne. The 42nd Infantry Division, comprised of …

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Albany Times Union

Fan of Country Music Sees Star in Baghdad

A local attorney serving in Iraq had at least one star-studded encounter. Maj. Mathew B. Tully of Niskayuna, a partner in the Albany law firm of Tully, Rinckey and Associates, is serving in Iraq with the 42nd Infantry Division from …

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Business Review Unveils Winners of Great Places to Work Survey

Thirty businesses have been selected from more than 140 nominees as The Business Review’s Great Places to Work in the Capital Region. The winning companies ranged from some big, well-known companies to small businesses. The Business Review has been surveying …

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Law Firm Recognized for its Women Attorneys

One of the region’s fastest growing law firms, Tully Rinckey PLLC, has been recognized by the Business Review as one of the top employers of Women attorneys as a percentage According to the 2004 National Association for Law Placement survey, …

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Albany-Colonie Chamber to Hold Annual Small Business Awards Dinner

The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Council has named the finalists for its annual awards. The winners will be announced “Academy Awards-style” at the dinner program Sept. 29 at the Holiday Inn Turf on Wolf Road in Colonie. …

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Reservist Compensated for Improperly Charged Leave

The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) made a landmark ruling in that as many as 100,000 current and former federal employees, who served in the military reserves from 1994 through 2000, are entitled to receive compensation for which they were …

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Client’s 9 Year Sentence and Conviction Vacated With Appeal Victory

Upon reading and filing the within Notice of Motion, dated May 31, 2005, submitted by Matthew B. Tully, Esq., attorney for defendant, the Affirmation in Response of David R. Huey, Esq., Assistant District Attorney for the County of Orange, dated …

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JDBliss

Attorney Leaves Practice to Join Guard in Iraq

After escaping the World Trade Center on 9/11, Mathew Tully moved with his wife from New York City to upstate New York and opened a law practice – Tully, Rinckey & Associates of Albany. Tully is also a major with …

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Lawyer Who Defends Soldiers’ Rights Called to Duty in Iraq

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Mathew Tully was stopped in the lobby of 2 World Trade Center after terrorists slammed a plane into the building. Tully was a paralegal for Morgan Stanley at the time. By 8 p.m., …

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Daily Freeman

From Terror to Tranquility to Tikrit: Local Lawyer Heads to Iraq

For four years, attorney Mathew Tully has been living in the vortex of world history. A transplant to Greene County after escaping the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and subsequently honored for his pro-bono defense of the civil …

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Reservists Win Ruling on Use of Leave

Federal workers who served in the military reserves between 1994 and 2000 may be eligible for retroactive compensation because of a July 15 ruling by the Merit Systems Protection Board. A group of employees filed a claim with MSPB, alleging …

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Weary Businesses Will Welcome Estate Tax Compromise

In the past, Roger Hannay was not interested in compromises. The president of Hannay Reels, a four-generation family business in Westerlo, wanted total repeal of the estate tax. He made speeches, wrote letters and told anyone who would listen why …

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Frontpage Mag

Talk Amongst Yourselves…

The federal Bureau of Prisons is holding 119 persons with “specific ties” to international Islamist terrorist groups, yet has no full-time Arabic translators or a system to monitor their communications, The Washington Times has learned. A congressional aide said Bureau …

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Arabic Words Go Free in Jails

The federal Bureau of Prisons is holding 119 persons with “specific ties” to international Islamist terrorist groups, yet has no full-time Arabic translators or a system to monitor their communications, The Washington Times has learned. A congressional aide said Bureau …

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ADC

Mathew Tully Honored at Civil Rights Award Banquet

Traditionally, the Civil Rights Awards Luncheon is an opportunity for ADC to recognize a group of individuals for their outstanding service in protecting civil rights and liberties during the Convention. This year‘s luncheon was especially relevant as it also celebrated …

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Mathew Tully

Fighting Bias

Army National Guard Major and attorney Mathew B. Tully, who nearly lost his life in Manhattan on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, will be honored by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee for pro bono representation of Hikmat Joe Mansour, a …

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Arab-American Group to Honor Albany Attorney for Pro-bono Work

A survivor of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City has received the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee pro-bono attorney of the year award. Mathew Tully of Albany, N.Y., who escaped from his 65th floor office in the World …

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Greg Rinckey’s New York Supreme Court Appeal Victory

Appeal from an order of the Family Court of Warren County (Breen, J.), entered October 6, 2003, which, inter alia, granted petitioner’s application, in a proceeding pursuant to Family Ct Act article 4, to find respondent in willful violation of …

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In the Ashes of Sept. 11, He Found a New Calling

Mat Tully was headed to a Manhattan grand jury appearance on Sept. 11, 2001, when he decided the make a quick detour. It was just before 9 a.m. and the late summer morning was already so warm that the lawyer …

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Coxsackie-Athens Declared Greene County Mock trial Champions

Defending Greene County Mock Trial Champions Coxsackie-Athens defeated Cairo-Durham on Tuesday night to advance to the Regional level of the New York State Bar Association Mock Trial Competition. This is the fourth consecutive year that the talented Coxsackie-Athens team has …

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MCS Mock Trial Team Has Successful Season

The Middleburgh High School mock trial team recently completed a successful season which included a trial at the Schoharie County Court. The team was coached by first year teacher Derick Kopff. Mr. Kopff started a second career as a teacher …

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Civil Rights Highlights at the Upcoming ADC Convention

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is happy to announce that it will be holding its 25th Year Silver Anniversary Convention from May 27-29, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. For ADC and the …

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Lawyer Sites Schiavo Case as ‘Wake Up Call’ on Living Wills

An hour of time and $100 could have prevented the controversy in Florida surrounding Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman who’s feeding tube was recently removed, according to a local lawyer. Mathew Tully, founder of Tully Rinckey & Associates PLLC in …

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Jihad Letters From Prison Went Far, Wide

Top officials at the Bureau of Prisons acknowledged Wednesday that three men imprisoned for bombing the World Trade Center in 1993 wrote about 90 letters to contacts on the outside, not only to a Spanish terror cell, but also to …

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Imprisoned Terrorists Still Advocating Terror

It was 12:18 p.m. on Feb. 26, 1993, lunchtime, when the van exploded. The massive bomb rattled the World Trade Center, leaving a giant crater in the underground garage. Six people were killed, and more than 1,000 were wounded. At …

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Bureau of Prisons Under Fire for Jihad Letters

From inside America’s most secure prisons, 1993 World Trade Center bomber Mohamed Salameh wrote letters to a Spanish terror cell and to Arabic newspapers praising Osama bin Laden and suicide bombers, saying, “Anyone who rises up against American arrogance and …

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Daily Star

Hunt Can’t Withdraw Guilty Plea

Gregory A. Hunt, one of the defendants in the Timothy Cutting case, was not allowed to withdraw his guilty plea in Delaware County Court on Friday. After a hearing, Otsego County Judge Brian Burns ruled that Hunt was not coerced …

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Daily Star

Hearing Adjourned on Plea of Cutting Defendant

A hearing to determine whether Gregory A. Hunt, one of the defendants in the Timothy Cutting case, can withdraw his guilty plea was adjourned for a month Wednesday in Delaware County Court. Hunt’s sentencing was postponed Dec. 17 after he …

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    Derrick T. Hogan was promoted to senior associate, overseeing the criminal defense practice in Albany. Hogan joined as a law clerk in 2009. Morgan Smith joined as recruitment manager. Smith has more than 14 years of staffing and recruitment experience and previously …

  • Albany Police Officer Arrested

    Officer Caught on Camera Slamming 15-Year old Girl Albany Police Chief Brendan Cox says on July 26th, Officer Ervis Miftari was called to St. Anne Institute, a rehabilitation center for troubled girls, to help with one of the residents, who …

  • Local law firm celebrates new location

    Tully Rinckey PLLC Expands into New Rochester Office Tully Rinckey recently held a ribbon cutting and open house for its new office space at 400 Linden Oaks, Suite 110, Rochester. The firm’s new 4,360-square-foot office space is one of seven …

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  • Free Download: EEOC 2016 Update White Paper

    You Could Be Sharing Confidential Info and Not Even Know It Tully Rinckey’s white paper details the Equal Employment Opportunity’s (“EEOC”) nationwide change to procedure that has gone largely unnoticed. The new procedure applies to Charges filed on or after …

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  • Tully Rinckey PLLC Binghamton Office Ribbon Cutting

    You’re Invited: Tully Rinckey PLLC Binghamton Office Ribbon Cutting Tully Rinckey PLLC, an upstate-wide coast-to-coast 70 attorney full-service law firm, is holding a ribbon cutting for its new office space at 4100 Vestal Road, Suite 104, Vestal, NY 13850 on …

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