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Albany Times Union

Turkeys for Vets

The Tully Rinckey law firm was founded by veterans and has a mission of helping veterans daily and especially at holiday time. Next week, from Monday through Thursday, the firm at 441 New Karner Road in Colonie will provide the …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Mathew Tully

Founding Partner Mathew B. Tully appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Bruno Hopes for Favorable Supreme Court Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court, which last week began hearing challenges to the section of federal fraud law used to convict former Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno, could play a significant role moving forward in the Bruno case as defense …

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District Court Finds Personal E-Mail From Work Still Privileged

A federal prosecutor has won his fight to conceal e-mails he sent to his attorney over the government’s computers, contradicting a popular belief that employees have no expectation of privacy on work computers. The U.S. District Court for the District …

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Use of Technology and Digital Evidence in the Courtroom

Tully Rinckey Partner, Barbara King, discusses the use of technology and digital evidence in the courtroom on Channel 10.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Barbara King

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Thomas Carr

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas J. Carr appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Thomas Carr on WBZZ

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas J. Carr appears in studio on Mark Vanness in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Thomas J. Carr Comments on the Porco Appeal

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas J. Carr comments on the Porco appeal.

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Albany Times Union

Turkey for veterans

The first 100 veterans and the immediate family of troops serving abroad will receive free turkey coupons at a “Turkey for Vets” event at the law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC at 441 New Karner Road in Colonie between 9 a.m. …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Barbara King

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Barbara King on WBZZ

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on Mark Vanness in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Albany Times Union

Lawyer Offers Advice to Soldiers, Veterans

On this Veterans Day, attorney Mathew Tully, who survived the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack at the World Trade Center and later served in Iraq, advises that vets and military members should know their rights, especially in the area of …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Mathew Tully

Founding Partner Mathew B. Tully appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Mathew Tully on WBZZ

Founding Partner Mathew B. Tully appears in studio on Mark Vanness in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Around Tech Valley

Barbara King, a partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC in Albany, recently received the American Bar Association’s “Making a Difference Through Pro Bono Work” award in Los Angeles. The award honors an attorney who has made an outstanding commitment to volunteer …

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Companies Help Veterans Adapt to Civilian Workplace

“In my first six months here,” recalled John Krouse, “I kept thinking, ‘What’s the structure? There’s no uniforms.’ ” In January 2009, after 24 years in the Navy, Krouse was beginning a new career at Intellicheck Mobilisa, a developer of …

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Thomas J. Carr provides legal commentary regarding the Bruno Trial

Partner Thomas J. Carr provides legal commentary regarding the Bruno Trial.

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Washington Business Journal

Veterans are Entitled to More Than Just “Thank You”

The current wars have placed unanticipated burdens on the country’s National Guard and Reserve. Most Americans are no doubt thankful for their service. Sadly, though, many service members returning from war are coming home to find their jobs are not …

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Thomas J. Carr Discusses White Collar Crime

Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Thomas J. Carr discusses white collar crime on Channel 9.

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Guilty Verdict Surrounding the Adrian Thomas Case

Tully Rinckey PLLC Attorney Thomas J. Carr discusses the guilty verdict surrounding the Adrian Thomas case on Ch. 10.

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Jury Behavior and Decision Making Surrounding the Adrian Thomas Case

Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Thomas J. Carr discusses jury behavior and decision making surrounding the Adrian Thomas case on Ch. 10.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Estate Planning Attorney

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Estate Planning Attorney on WBZZ

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney appears in studio on Mark Vanness in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Thomas Carr

Tully Rinckey attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Thomas Carr on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on Mark Vanness in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Soldier Suspended From School

High school senior Matthew Whalen is the kind of student any parent would want. He’s an Eagle Scout, on the honor roll, taking Advanced Placement classes, and never been in trouble with the law. He’s received commendations from the City …

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Implications of Video-taped Confessions Surrounding the Adrian Thomas Case

Tully Rinckey PLLC Attorney Thomas J. Carr discusses the implications of video-taped confessions surrounding the Adrian Thomas case.

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Unhappy Homecoming

Leaving a good job at J.P. Morgan to go sailing in the Persian Gulf was not part of James Townsend’s career plan, but the Navy Reserve had its own ideas. Mr. Townsend, a technology director and senior manager in corporate …

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Women's Bar Association

Counseling Clients in the Wake of the New Power of Attorney

Now that September 1, 2009 has come and gone, and our children are back to school, we can now concentrate on our assigned task to counsel our clients on the recent changes to the General Obligations Law and the resulting …

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Updates in Matrimonial and Family Law

New York State has recently adopted several new laws that have a significant impact on divorce and child support, which will be outlined below. Meanwhile, a bill proposing No-Fault divorce remains before the Legislature but as always, passage remains uncertain. …

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Civil Charges and the Penalties of False Arrest

Founding Partner Mathew B. Tully comments on civil charges and the penalties of false arrest on WTEN-Ch 10.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Thomas Carr

Tully Rinckey attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on WGNA’s weekly “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Thomas Carr on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Albany Times Union

Greg Rinckey, Managing Partner at Tully Rinckey, Named a Super Lawyer

Greg Rinckey, Esq., managing partner of Tully Rinckey, PLLC, was recently named a Super Lawyer by New York Super Lawyers-Upstate Edition magazine. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a …

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Schenectady Bar Association’s Modest Means Panel Program

Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Barbara J. King discusses Schenectady Bar Association’s Modest Means Panel Program on WNYT-Ch 13.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Barbara King

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Barbara King on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Estate Planning Attorney

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Washington Business Journal

One Law Firm Still Expanding

Tully Rinckey PLLC is expanding its DC office to accommodate more lawyers. The expansion adds 1,388 square feet, bringing the firm’s total office space to 2,678 square feet at 1800 K Street NW. Tully Rinckey, which opened the local office …

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Custody Battles Can Become a Rude ‘Welcome Home’ for Military Parents

When Staff Sgt. Jessica Tolbe returned from Iraq in February, she looked forward to catching up on lost time with her sons. But when she went to pick them up from her ex-husband, she was blocked from seeing them by …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Barbara King

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Barbara King on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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OPM Urges Agencies to Review Age Limits for New Hires

The Office of Personnel Management has directed federal agencies to review age limits for job vacancies, after the Merit Systems Protection Board ruled such policies for new hires could violate the preferential rights of veterans. In a memo released on …

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Detective Reflects on His Career

The same year then Sgt. Dave Dean joined the Troy Police Detective Bureau, the cop who then had 14 years under his belt would be thrown into the biggest case of his career. Detective work consumed his life thereafter, he …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Estate Planning Attorney

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Albany Times Union

Troy Police Spokesman Retires

When there’s been crime report out of Troy, odds are Detective Sgt. David Dean was quoted in stories, heard on the radio or appeared on TV as the department spokesman. Dean retires from the Troy Police Department on Tuesday, Aug. …

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You Must Apply for Reemployment

Sergeant Major (SGM) Richard Erickson, ARNG, won an important partial victory in this recent case decided by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He might well have won a complete victory if he had applied for …

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Thomas Carr on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Estate Planning Attorny on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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From Labor Force to Fighting Force

Jeff Cantor, a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, left for the war in Afghanistan last week and made the transition from pharmaceutical sales representative to soldier. The prospect of leaving his wife and two daughters was painful. But his …

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Consequences of a DWI Arrest

Criminal defense attorney Thomas Carr explains the the consequences of a DWI arrest.

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Differences Between a DWI/DUI and the Penalties of Drunk Driving

Partner Tom Carr discusses the differences between a DWI/DUI and the penalties of drunk driving on WNYT-Ch 13.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Thomas Carr

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Thomas Carr on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Thomas Carr appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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Air Force Reserve Opts Not to Discipline Mark Sanford Over Marital Affair

The U.S. Air Force Reserve considered disciplinary measures against Gov. Mark Sanford over his extramarital affair but has decided to take no action, his command office told The Greenville News. Sanford serves as a captain in the Air Force Reserve. …

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Barbara King on Buzz 105.7

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King appears in studio on Chuck & Kelly in the Morning on Buzz 105.7.

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The Record

Senate Confirms Hanft as Family Court Judge

Despite further delays by the state Senate, local attorney Richard Hanft’s appointment to serve as a Rensselaer County Family Court judge was confirmed Wednesday evening. While the confirmation was supposed to take place in the early afternoon, Hanft was forced …

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Army Times

Sergeant Major Wins Round in USERRA Fight

An Army National Guard sergeant major who says he was fired from his job as a postal worker because of his military service has won a battle in federal court. In a July 15 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Estate Planning Attorney

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Mathew Tully on Talk 1300

Mathew B. Tully appears on Talk 1300 with the Albany Chamber of Commerce President Mark Eagan to discuss this year’s annual golf tournament.

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Barbara King

Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara King appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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IP Battles To Ensue Following Michael Jackson’s Death

The death of music legend Michael Jackson is almost certain to prompt years of legal wrangling over his intellectual property, experts said, including control of the rights to his own songs and the large back catalog of music he owns …

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Soldier suing after being stripped of Subway restaurant franchises

While serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Reserve, Leon Batie Jr. dodged roadside bombs and scrambled to safety when rockets pierced the night sky. When he returned to Dallas in early 2006, another battle loomed. As Batie was returning …

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Albany Times Union

Airport Security Fast Lane Closes

Service that expedited pre-screened travelers’ clearance shuts down The Clear Registered Traveler lane at Albany International Airport, which offered pre-screened travelers an expedited trip through the security checkpoint, is no longer operating. Clear clients signed up at $100 or more …

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Albany Times Union

Hanft Tapped for Family Court

Longtime family court lawyer Richard A. Hanft has been nominated by Gov. David Paterson to fill a judicial vacancy in Rensselaer County Family Court. One of two family court judicial seats was vacated in March when Judge Linda Griffin retired. …

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WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” – Greg Rinckey

Tully Rinckey Managing Partner, Greg Rinckey, appears in studio on WGNA’s “Ask the Lawyer” segment.

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Thomas Carr on WFLY Radio

Tully Rinckey defense attorney Thomas Carr comments on the David Carradine investigation.

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Recent Drug Law Reform in NY

Tully Rinckey criminal defense attorney Thomas J. Carr comments on recent drug law reform in NY.

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Veteran Stigma: “What Does My Country Think of Me?”

As if to pour salt on the physical and psychological wounds of millions of America’s veterans, a recent trend has emerged in both public pronouncements and privately held attitudes that suggests that veterans returning from the ‘long wars’ in Iraq …

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Thomas Carr on WGNA Radio

Criminal Defense attorney Thomas J. Carr discusses traffic tickets and what to do when you are pulled over on WGNA’s Sean & Richie show.

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Thomas Carr on WFLY Radio

Criminal Defense attorney Thomas J. Carr discusses the legal implications of Rihanna testifying against Chris Brown in an upcoming trial.

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Mathew Tully on WGNA Radio

Founding Partner Mathew B. Tully discusses power of attorney, divorcing an absent spouse, and special rules for military members called to serve on WGNA’s Sean & Richie Show.

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Military Service Strains Reservists, Their Employers Answering the Call

Russell Hogan enlisted in the Air Force Reserve as a high school senior in 1988. Four years later he went to work for United Parcel Service. Eleven years after that, the United States invaded Iraq. Hogan and hundreds of thousands …

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The Fight To Fit Back In

Craig Lewis had been gone so long that when he walked into the front office of Fluvanna County High School, the secretary gave him a quizzical look. “Can I help you?” she asked. She studied him with a blank expression …

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Barbara King on WGNA Radio

Family and matrimonial attorney Barbara J. King discusses custody and matrimonial issues on WGNA’s Sean & Richie show.

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Albany Times Union

Military Ballot Process at Issue Schumer Holds Hearing on Expanding Service Members’ Voting Options

Mathew Tully, a major in the Army National Guard, was unable to vote in the presidential election last fall for the first time since he turned 18. He was on military duty in Washington, D.C., and the Schenectady County Board …

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Tully Addresses Military Space Initiatives at 2009 National Guard Space Symposium

Tully Rinckey PLLC founding partner Mathew B. Tully, Esq. was invited to serve as a presenter at the 2009 National Guard Space Symposium hosted by defense contractor Booz Allen Hamilton in Colorado Springs. In addition to his legal practice, Tully …

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The Record

Democrats Urge Hanft for Family Court

Rensselaer County Democrats have forwarded the name of longtime city attorney Richard Hanft for consideration to fill the empty seat on Family Court. “I’m satisfied with the screening committee’s recommendation and I’m confident he will be rated ‘very well qualified’ …

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Thomas Carr on WGNA Radio

Criminal defense attorney Thomas J. Carr discusses plea bargains and public defenders, workplace harassment and defines “operation” in regards to DWI charges.

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Manpower and Military Employments

A 12-year veteran of police work, Carole Moore has served in patrol, forensics, crime prevention and criminal investigations, and has extensive training in many law enforcement-related disciplines. She welcomes comments and column suggestions at carolemoore_biz@yahoo.com. Some departments find employing reservists …

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Greg Rinckey on WGNA Radio

Albany attorney Greg T. Rinckey provides guidance on where to file for divorce, liability, and the importance of reviewing contracts on WGNA’s Sean & Richie Show.

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Barbara King on WGNA Radio

Family and matrimonial attorney Barbara J. King discusses financial issues in relationships and the benefits of pre-nuptial agreements on WGNA’s Sean & Richie Show.

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Carr Named Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC

Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Thomas J. Carr, Esq. to partner at the firm. Carr focuses his practice in the area of criminal defense. Carr, who first joined Tully Rinckey PLLC in 2006, provides a …

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Albany Times Union

When the Battle Doesn’t End

Modeled after diversion programs, veterans courts help defendants in nonviolent crimes avoid prison Brian Peck went from decorated soldier to disabled veteran to criminal defendant. As a New York Army National Guard specialist, he saw intense combat and wartime tragedy, …

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Albany Times Union

Community to Welcome Marine Reservists Back From Iraq

A veteran has launched a military operation of sorts in the Capital Region — a welcome-home celebration for Marine reservists returning from the Iraq war. For the past month, Jim Friello of Niskayuna, a Marine veteran, has spearheaded plans for …

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Washington Business Journal

More Workers Suffering DNA-based Discrimination

Recent years have seen unimaginable advances in genetics, including the sequencing of the human genome. As a result, genetic markers have been identified for a number of chronic health conditions, and hopes have been raised that the knowledge gained through …

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Thomas Carr on WGNA Radio

Criminal defense attorney Thomas J. Carr answers questions on charge reduction and sealed criminal records on WGNA’s Sean and Richie Show.

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Court Rules for Reservist Who Was Denied His Old Job

When Air Force Sgt. Michael Serricchio returned from the Middle East, he was dismayed when his employer would not give him his old financial advisor’s job back, and instead offered a less lucrative position. So Serrichio sued under a federal …

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Mathew Tully on WGNA Radio

Founding Partner Mathew B. Tully answers popular employment legal questions on WGNA’s Sean and Richie Show.

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Barbara King on WGNA Radio

Family and matrimonial attorney Barbara J. King discusses divorce and child custody on WGNA’s Sean and Richie Show.

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Military Veteran Wins Damages, Reinstatement

A federal judge has awarded about $779,000 in back pay, damages and attorney fees to a financial adviser who was not restored to his previous pay at Wachovia Services L.L.C. after returning from active military duty. In a ruling last …

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Former Reservist Wins $1 Million From Employer

In a case centering on a little-frequented corner of the employment rights of troops returning to civilian life, a federal judge has ruled that Wells Fargo must reinstate a former reservist to his job as a financial adviser and pay …

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Wachovia Ordered to Pay $1M for Demoting Stamford Reservist

An Air Force reservist deployed after Sept. 11, 2001, is entitled to more than $1 million after Wachovia Securities violated federal law when it belatedly offered him a reduced version of his former job, a federal judge ruled late Thursday. …

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Albany Times Union

Healing the Wounds of War

Schumer bill would ease eligibility for post-traumatic stress disorder treatment Federal legislation introduced Wednesday aims to make it easier for service members and veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder to get treatment. Presently, any veteran who suffers PTSD through “combat …

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The Record

Linda Griffin to Retire After 15 Years on Family Court

When Rensselaer County Family Court Judge Linda Griffin began her first term on the bench in 1994, the court was situated in an annex at Congress and Third streets, not the larger, ornate courthouse it is in today a few …

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Barbara King on WGY Radio

Increase in Requests for Child Support Relief Reflect Tough Economic Times: Tully Rinckey Attorney Barbara J. King explains this trend.

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Thomas J. Carr Provides Ongoing Analysis of the Bruno Trial

Tully Rinckey Partner, Thomas J. Carr, provides ongoing analysis of the Bruno trial on News 10.

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Army Times

Military, Civilian Courts Can Convict for Same DWI Offense

I’ve been getting calls and e-mails lately from service members asking about alcohol- and drug-related offenses. Many of these questions relate to driving while under the influence of either alcohol or drugs, including marijuana. The number one question is whether …

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Order in the Court

With more than 20 years of experience as a family and matrimonial law attorney in New York, I’ve worked with numerous clients to achieve the best possible outcomes for their legal needs. While each case is different, some issues are …

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Tully Selected as Irish Echo “Top 40 Under 40” Honoree

Mathew B. Tully, Esq. Age: 35 Place of birth: Mineola, NY First job: Newspaper delivery boy for Newsday What it taught me: Each role in a company is important. While I may have only delivered the paper, the company’s product …

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Officer Calls Obama ‘Usurper,’ ‘Imposter’ President

Using words such as “imposter” and “usurper,” an active-duty Army officer in Iraq has joined a California lawyer’s lawsuit intended to force President Barack Obama to prove he is a legal U.S. citizen, and therefore able to legally serve as …

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Upstate Gym Teacher and Soccer Coach Accused of Touching Teen

An Albany-area high school gym teacher and soccer coach is accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old girl in his class. East Greenbush police say 47-year-old Bernard Watt was charged Monday with endangering the welfare of a child and forcible touching. …

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Columbia Teacher Placed on Leave After Arrest

A Columbia High School physical education teacher arrested Monday for allegedly inappropriately touching a student—an incident his attorney said was accidental contact—has been placed on leave. In a letter to parents Tuesday, Principal John P. Sawchuk wrote that the district …

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Albany Times Union

Lawyer: Teacher Wrongly Accused

Columbia High’s Bernard Watt placed on leave by district, faces charges The lawyer for a teacher charged with inappropriately touching a student said Tuesday any contact was accidental. Bernard “Bernie” Watt, 47, was placed on administrative leave Tuesday by the …

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Estate Planning Attorney on WGY Radio

Tully Rinckey Estate Planning Attorney warns of dangers of “do-it-yourself” wills and estate planning.

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Washington Business Journal

Disability Disputes Can be Workplace Landmines

Conventional wisdom has it that English is one of the hardest languages to learn, in part because there are so many ways to say the same thing and one phrase can have so many different meanings. Congress found itself ensnared …

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Bruno Indicted on Controversial “Honest Services” Federal Mail Fraud Law

Bruno Indicted on controversial “Honest Services” Federal Mail Fraud Law. Tully Rinckey defense attorney Thomas J. Carr comments on the charges.

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Workers Expect Changes Under Obama

It’s not a guarantee, but many are expecting to see a shift in policies when it comes to the workplace and employee rights under an Obama administration. President Obama wasn’t wowing anyone with his dance moves at the inaugural balls, …

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Local Attorney Questions Gitmo Trial Delay

The Associated Press is reporting Obama would like to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba within a year. In the meantime he’s putting a stop to any of the trials going on there. Lawyer Greg Rinckey of …

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Sailor: Tea, Not Drugs, Made Me Pop Positive

They weren’t really doing lines of cocaine — they were just drinking some herbal tea. That’s what Air Traffic Controllers 2nd Class Javier Trevino and Sean Lee claimed after both popped positive for cocaine during random drug tests last summer. …

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Albany Times Union

Local Lawyer Cleared for Guantanamo Work

Attorney Greg Rinckey, a former JAG officer, is among a small group of lawyers who have been approved to serve as civilian defense counsel to detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The recognition by the Department of Defense — only about 20 …

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Criminal Defense Attorney Thomas J. Carr comments on the complexities of local murder trial.

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Greg Rinckey on WGY Radio

Retired JAG officer and military defense attorney Greg T. Rinckey is one of a small group of lawyers chosen to represent detainees of Guantanamo Bay.

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Herbal Tea Jeopardizes Sailor’s Future

Air-traffic controller fails drug test, convicted in court-martial Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Javier Trevino blames herbal tea for his court-martial conviction. There’s nothing like a nice cup of tea to relax, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Javier Trevino used …

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Albany Times Union

Another Tearful War Farewell

Military calls former Albany man for third tour of duty in five years War again came for Staff Sgt. Brendan Kearns on Thursday, and for the third time in just more than five years, he and his family responded. Kearns, …

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Mathew Tully Gives Insight on Albany DA Media Request

Defense Attorney & Tully Rinckey Founding Partner, Mathew Tully, gives legal insight on Albany County DA’s request to media during local trial.

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Albany Law Adding Classes on the Business of Being a Lawyer

Nathan Sabourin, like most law school students, spent his time at Albany Law School focused on one goal: passing the bar exam. Now, three months into a job at the Albany law firm Couch White LLP, the 30-year-old Sabourin realizes …

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January Job Jitters Becoming Real

A revised law set to begin on February 1st will further protect laid off workers but until it does begin it’s shooting a warning to Capital Region businesses. The WARN (Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification) Act will force New York …

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Greg Rinckey Reacts to Acquittal of National Guardsman

Military Attorney Greg T. Rinckey reacts to acquittal of National Guardsman in court martial murder trial.

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January 2009 Editon of the Albany County Bar Newsletter

Mathew B. Tully and Greg T. Rinckey have been selected to instruct the newly developed Law Practice Management course at Albany Law School. This is the first time that Albany Law School will have a course focused on the business …

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  • Tully Rinckey announces new hires and promotion

    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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