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Tully Rinckey PLLC Opens First West Coast Office in San Diego

California Office Gives Firm Presence in State with Most Federal Employees and Service Members September 2, 2014 – San Diego, CA – Strengthening its position as one of the nation’s largest federal employment and military law firms, Tully Rinckey PLLC …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Announces Intentions to Expand Buffalo Team; Sets Stage for Years of Additional Growth

Grand Opening for Larger Law Office Comes One Day after Firm Listing on 2014 Inc. 5000 List State and local dignitaries stand with Tully Rinckey PLLC’s founding and managing partner during the grand opening of the firm’s latest Buffalo office. …

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Rochester Attorney Participating in AIDS Red Ribbon Ride, Will Bike 5,000th Mile in Memory of Brother

Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Peter J. Pullano Embarks on 420-Mile Ride with Firm’s Support August 20, 2014 – Rochester, N.Y. – Aiming to break the 5,000-mile mark of cumulative miles he has ridden over the past 10 years in memory …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Ranked on Inc. 5000 for Sixth Consecutive Year

More Growth Expected as Firm Looks to Open Two More NY Offices and One on the West Coast August 20, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – Tully Rinckey PLLC’s upstate New York expansion, which last year included law office openings in …

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10 Tully Rinckey PLLC Attorneys Recognized as Upstate NY Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

Five Attorneys Named Super Lawyers, Five Named Rising Stars August 13, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – The Thomson Reuters attorney ranking service, Super Lawyers, recently announced that 10 Tully Rinckey PLLC attorneys have been named 2014 Upstate New York Super …

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Honeymoon Period Ending for NYS Same Sex Couples?

Gay Marriage Marks 3-Year Anniversary Thursday, “4-Year Itch” Around the Corner July 22, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – With this Thursday marking the third anniversary of when the Marriage Equality Act took effect, ushering in gay marriage in New York …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Supports Attorney’s Memorial Ride for Friend

Firm’s “Jeans and Sneakers” Initiative Donates to Ride for Roswell Tully Rinckey PLLC Associate Lori Hoffman Prepares for the 2014 Ride for Roswell July 7, 2014 – BUFFALO –Tully Rinckey PLLC  recently supported one of its Buffalo attorneys who, while …

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One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Law Firms Expands its Buffalo Presence

One Year after Opening in Buffalo, Tully Rinckey PLLC adds 11 Office Suites to Allow for Further Growth June 24, 2013 – BUFFALO, N.Y. – Just one year after entering Western New York’s legal services market, the full-service veteran-owned law …

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Memorial Day is a Time to Reflect and Honor Purple Heart Recipients

Tully Rinckey PLLC to sponsor membership to Gold Star parents and others in The Military Order of the Purple Heart One local Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) is giving back to the families of fallen service members and fellow veterans. …

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One of Nation’s Largest Federal Employment and Military Law Firms Moves to Office Just Steps from White House

Tully Rinckey PLLC Gathers Brightest Minds to Create Legal Think Tank – Holds Grand Opening at 815 Connecticut Ave. NW May 21, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Six years after opening a law office at 1800 K St., where it …

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Statewide Law Firm Joins Governor in Welcoming Enactment of Landmark Veteran’s Legislation

Legislation will send six percent of state contracts to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses May 13, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday fulfilled a key portion of his 2014 agenda: signing legislation that will send six percent of …

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Air Force Quashes Timely Protections against Reprisal under Military Whistleblower Protection Act

477 days have passed since Edwards Air Force Base officer filed initial whistleblower reprisal complaint with IG May 1, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – The case of an officer whistleblower who has repeatedly complained about unlawful reprisal at Edwards Air …

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One of Nation’s Largest Federal Sector Labor and Employment and Military Law Firms Expands to New Office

Tully Rinckey PLLC moves to 815 Connecticut Ave. NW to accommodate growing demand and staff April 9, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Six years after opening a law office at 1800 K St., where it became one of the nation’s …

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One of Nation’s Fastest Growing Businesses Celebrates 10 Years

Charts aggressive, multi-market course for growth in 2014  April 1, 2014– Albany, N.Y. – It was ten years ago today that Mathew B. Tully, Esq. and Greg T. Rinckey, Esq. joined forces, forming what would become one of the nation’s …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC works with Sen. Greg Ball to pass critical SDVOSB legislation

Senator Greg Ball Passes Landmark Legislation Creating 6% Set Aside For Service-Connected Disabled Veterans   Albany, N.Y. – 03/24/2014 – The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S6865), sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman …

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Statewide Law Firm Aids Bipartisan Effort to Reserve State Contracts for Disabled Veterans

Legislation is a small business game changer that would address chronically high veteran unemployment rate  March 21, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – The outlook for New York State’s service-disabled, veteran small business owners got significantly brighter Thursday with the announcement …

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Elder Law Attorney Aids CNY Rehabilitation Facility

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s “Sneakers and Jeans” Initiative Provides New Activities for Residents March 6, 2014 –Syracuse, N.Y. – There’s a growing need for elder care in Central New York, as evidenced by a recent expansion project at one of the …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Named “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” for 2014

Donald Kelly Honored for Stellar Qualifications, Trial Results and Leadership in Criminal Defense Law February 20, 2014 – Syracuse, N.Y. – After practicing criminal defense in Central New York for over 18 years, Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Donald E. Kelly …

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Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Law Firm Supports Disabled American Veterans in Kenmore

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s “Sneakers and Jeans” Initiative Produces Funds Donated to Buffalo DAV Chapter February 7, 2013 – Buffalo, N.Y. – After spending years fighting for service members in the courtroom, the service-disabled, veteran-owned small business Tully Rinckey PLLC yesterday …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Joins Assemblyman Tedisco in Calling for Legislative Internships for Service-Disabled Veterans

“Give Back NY” Would Set Aside Assembly Intern Openings for NYS Service-Disabled Veterans February 4, 2014 – Albany, N.Y. – Tully Rinckey PLLC Managing Partner Greg T. Rinckey today joined New York State Assemblyman Jim Tedisco in calling for increased …

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MSPB Orders USPS to Reinstate Highly Decorated Green Beret Sergeant Major Unlawfully Removed in 2000

7 Years of Litigation Poised to Yield 14 Years of Back Pay, Benefits, Attorney Fees, and Retirement Enhancements January 3, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) on Tuesday refused to let the U.S. Postal Service …

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Charges against Edison Tech Students Arrested for Standing on Sidewalk Dismissed

December 11, 2013 – Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester City Court Judge Teresa D. Johnson today dismissed the disorderly conduct charges against three Edison Tech varsity basketball team members who were arrested on Nov. 27 while waiting on a sidewalk for …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Joins Fight against Breast Cancer

Firm’s “Jeans and Sneakers” Program Funds Donation to Susan G. Komen CNY Affiliate November 20, 2013 – Syracuse, N.Y. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is honored to announce that the full-service law firm and its employees have joined the fight against …

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Casual Fridays at Tully Rinckey PLLC Net $14,000 for Upstate Charities

Firm’s “Jeans and Sneakers” Initiative Boosts Employee Morale and Aids the Community Casual Fridays at Tully Rinckey PLLC Net $14,000 for Upstate Charities Firm’s “Jeans and Sneakers” Initiative Boosts Employee Morale and Aids the Community November 14, 2013 – Albany, …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Promotes Schneider to Director of Recruitment

Upstate Expansion Spurs Department of Recruitment Rollout, Applicant Screening up 487% in 6 Months   November 12, 2013 – Albany, N.Y. – Much like its tally of offices on the East Coast, the ranks of attorneys and professionals interested in …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC & Hannaford Supermarkets Partner Again for Turkeys for Veterans

                                       November 11, 2013 – Albany, N.Y. – In an effort to show appreciation for the sacrifices of active duty service members, veterans and their …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Employment Law Practice Group Adds Joshua Rose to Its Ranks

November 05, 2013 – Washington, D.C. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that Joshua N. Rose has joined the firm as a senior associate, bringing with him over 25 years of representing employees. At the firm’s Washington, D.C. …

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Air Force JAG Kent Eiler Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC Military Law Practice Group

Eiler’s formidable JAG experience further rounds out firm’s military law team October 17, 2013 – Washington, D.C. – Tully Rinckey PLLC has hired United States Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps Reservist JAG attorney Kent Eiler to be part of its …

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CenterState CEO Celebrates 2013’s Economic Champions!

271 Companies Recognized for New Jobs, Expansion and Capital Investment Champions Luncheon and CenterState Business Showcase presented by Time Warner Cable Business Class Draw Thousands to Downtown Syracuse CenterState CEO today recognized 271 companies as 2013 Economic Champions for their …

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CenterState CEO Names Tully Rinckey PLLC an “Economic Champion”

Just 14 months after establishing a presence in Syracuse, Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that the CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity has named the full-service law firm an “Economic Champion.” The regional business leadership organization, also known as …

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Wrongfully Disenrolled University of Portland ROTC Cadet Saved from $84,000 Scholarship Bill

Assistant Secretary of the Army Thomas R. Lamont recently ordered an investigation into allegations of document fabrication and systematic problems in the University of Portland Reserve Officers Training Corps program after the military law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC successfully showed …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Donates Backpacks to In-Need Students in Syracuse

Dozens of in-need students in two upstate New York schools will no longer have to carry by hand their school supplies and books thanks to a Tully Rinckey PLLC gift of 48 backpacks. Firm Partner P. Scott Micho today dropped …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Donates Backpacks to In-Need Students in Albany

Dozens of in-need students in two upstate New York schools will no longer have to carry by hand their school supplies and books thanks to a Tully Rinckey PLLC gift of 48 backpacks. Firm Partner Barbara J. King today dropped …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Virginia Managing Partner Named to 2013 “Leaders in the Law”

Bolstering Tully Rinckey PLLC’s reputation as a leading law firm in the practice of federal employment law, the firm’s Virginia managing partner, Neil A.G. McPhie, has been recognized as a leader in the law in the state with the second …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC CFO to Receive Michael H. Urbach Community Builders Award

Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants have awarded Tully Rinckey PLLC Chief Financial Officer Jeremy Noble the prestigious 2013 Michael H. …

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Western New York Heroes President Thanks Tully Rinckey PLLC for Summer Donation

Dear Mr. Rinckey On behalf of the veterans and families served by WNYHeroes, I would like to take the time to thank you for your donation of 9 Buffalo Bills tickets for 3 adults and 6 children. We appreciate your …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Listed on Inc. 5000 for Fifth Consecutive Year

Boosted by its expansions in upstate New York and the D.C. Metro area, Tully Rinckey PLLC continues to rank among America’s fastest-growing private companies. For the fifth consecutive year, Inc. magazine today announced Tully Rinckey PLLC has landed on its …

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Neil McPhie will be a Presenter at Blacks in Government’s 35th Annual Conference

Who: Virginia Managing Partner Neil A.G. McPhie of the law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC will be in Dallas as part of the BIG conference from August 19th through August 23rd, 2013. Mr. McPhie will make three presentations on the topics …

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Tully Rinckey Expands Buffalo Practice

Tully Rinckey PLLC has further diversified the scope of legal services it offers to clients in Western New York with the addition of a family and matrimonial law practice. Robert C. Baron, who operated a successful law firm in Williamsville …

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Tully Rinckey Capitalizes on Upstate-wide Reach to Open New Doors in Rochester

The Albany-based, veteran-owned law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC has again expanded its New York State footprint by establishing an office in Rochester’s highly visible Four Corners business district. This continued growth stems from the firm’s ongoing success in civil litigation, …

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Tully Rinckey Launches Legal Ethics Practice Group

Tully Rinckey PLLC has launched a new statewide Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics practice that is headed by a lawyer whom the New York State Bar Association has named a “ray of hope” for troubled practitioners of the law. Mark …

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A “Warm” Holiday Gift to Local Veterans From Tully Rinckey PLLC

Tully Rinckey PLLC is continuing its efforts to honor and assist the defenders of our freedom this holiday season by donating warm winter coats to local homeless veterans. The veteran-owned law firm will donate Carhartt coats to the Albany Housing …

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Local Law Firm Named One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies & Expands into CNY – on Same Day

On the very day that Tully Rinckey PLLC extended its footprint into Central New York, a magazine dedicated to innovative company builders ranked the full-service law firm just outside the top third of the nation’s fastest growing businesses. Inc. magazine …

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Don’t Violate Federal Flag Code

In celebration of the 235th anniversary of the nation’s first flag act adopted on June 14th, 1777, the military law firm of Tully Rinckey PLLC and its team of former Army JAG attorneys wish to remind everyone that the American …

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Local Law Firm Takes New Road to Justice

Tully Rinckey PLLC is already a nationally recognized federal employment law firm, but it is now much more than that in Virginia. At its Arlington, Va law office, the firm has launched three new practice areas outside of the federal …

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Memorial Day Speeding Ticket Could Cost More Than Your Vacation

Millions of drivers will hit the roads this Memorial Day weekend with one thing on their mind “get to where they are going and get there fast.” The excitement of arriving to the campground, relatives house or just a favorite …

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Local Real Estate Businesses Feeling the Victory of Housing Market Upswing

New reports showing a housing market rebound is translating into a big boost on the bottom line for local real estate businesses. Tully Rinckey PLLC’s real estate practice has seen a 700 percent surge in new business since December 2011. …

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How Easy Prom Night can End a Good College Future or Career Before it Begins

For many teenagers, one of their most cherished nights will take place over one of the next few weekends. Prom night comes with the hope of memories that will be forever remembered, but one wrong move and an entire future …

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Tully Rinckey’s Bankruptcy Practice Just Got Rock Solid

Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Robert J. Rock as Senior Counsel of the firms’ bankruptcy practice. Mr. Rock will be representing creditors and debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. In addition, he will …

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Children Now Control the City

Children inside the Campus Children’s Center on the state campus in Albany walked into a city full of surprises Thursday morning after employees at Tully Rinckey PLLC presented them with their very own metropolis – trees, traffic, tall buildings and …

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The Digital Age is Requiring People to Get Their Personal Affairs in Order

Law Firm to Hold Free Seminar and Free Execution of Estate Planning Documents to Encourage People to Protect Their Loved Ones. The digital age is getting more complicated with each passing day. Social media profiles, coupled with online banking and …

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Sexual Assault Lawsuit and Documentary Highlighting Secret Problem in the Military

Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment are the subject of an eye opening lawsuit filed by eight female service members against the Department of Defense, Marine Corp and Navy. In the complaint, the female plaintiffs accuse fellow service members of …

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Heads-Up to Homeowners – STAR Exemption Deadline is Thursday

Some Homeowners Need to Re-Apply Right Away or They’ll Lose Out on Thousands The STAR exemption program deadline is only days away and if some homeowners don’t act right away their tax bill might be thousands of dollars more expensive …

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David Fallon Promoted to Title of Associate after Passing the Bar

Tully Rinckey PLLC wishes to recognize that aspiring attorney David A. Fallon has successfully passed the New York State bar examination and was officially sworn into the bar earlier this month. Mr. Fallon has spent the last three months at …

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Love in the Military Could Cause Concern on Valentine’s Day

Dating, Cheating and Displays of Affection Can Lead to Serious Trouble. Valentine’s Day evokes the feelings of love and passion, but in the military it can attract a long list of criminal offenses. The military’s Uniform Code of Military Justice …

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Tully Rinckey Presents Veterans With Winter Coats

It’s hard to believe that as cold as the winter nights and days can be in the Capital Region many veterans still called the streets their home in 2011. Across the nation on any given night the U.S. Department of …

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The Season of Giving Could Lead to a Court Martial

The exchange of gifts is a favorite holiday tradition for many. A less popular and less known holiday tradition, however, involves the punishment of service members who stray from military rules by giving their superiors a Christmas or Hanukkah gift. …

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Local Veterans to Receive Warm Holiday Surprise

What: According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 107,000 veterans are homeless on any given night. While only 8 percent of the general population can claim veteran status, nearly 23 percent of the entire homeless population consists of veterans. …

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Court Clarifies That USERRA Complaints Now Have New Road to Justice

Cases can be heard first in NYS Supreme Court The New York State Supreme Court of Albany County recently made a preliminary ruling in favor of an Army reservist in her case against the New York State Department of Health. …

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Veteran-Owned Law Firm Offers Free Turkey or Ham to Capital Region Service Members This Thanksgiving

Tully Rinckey PLLC will give away certificates for free turkeys and hams for Thanksgiving   What: Tully Rinckey PLLC will distribute gift certificates for free turkeys or hams to veterans in the Capital Region and their families. This giveaway is …

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Tully Rinckey Takes Down State Education Department in Landmark FOIL Ruling

New York’s highest court upheld Tuesday a decision by a state appellate court that further requires all governmental agencies to comply with the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). The decision will affect nearly 800,000 professionals in 47 fields in New …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Stands up to Domestic Violence

Holds 2nd annual ‘Go Purple’ Day, doubles donations to Equinox   For the second year in a row Tully Rinckey PLLC is standing up to domestic violence. Today all employees at the law firm are wearing some form of purple …

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“Occupy Albany” Protesters Face Plenty of Problems if Event Goes Awry

Protesters should know what they’re up against if they break the law With dozens – if not hundreds – expected to descend upon Lafayette Park Friday afternoon to take part in Occupy Albany, a well intentioned gathering can fast turn …

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Federal Commissioned Officers Now USERRA-Protected

MSPB ruling extends protections from service-based discriminations In a milestone ruling the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) ruled that under certain circumstances some federal commissioned officers could qualify for anti-discrimination protections provided by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment …

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F.M.L.A. Change Grants Military Family Members Time to Deal With Deployments

Allows federal employees to take up to 12 weeks off to deal with situation at home Many service members will say one of the toughest parts about a deployment is saying goodbye to their family. Soon new changes to the …

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Homecoming Horror for Students Who Don’t Watch Out

The penalties will be stiff for underage drinkers This weekend many students will be celebrating homecoming weekend, and often times that leads to an increase in underage drinking.  In 2010, 28 percent of minors aged between 12 and 20 years …

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Tully Rinckey Hires Partner to Develop Real Estate Practice Group

Tully Rinckey Hires Partner to Develop Real Estate Practice Group August 17, 2011 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce attorney Graig Zappia has joined the firm as a partner. Zappia will focus his practice on …

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Federal Employee Defense Attorney Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC

FEDERAL EMPLOYEE DEFENSE ATTORNEY JOINS TULLY RINCKEY PLLC Corinna A. Ferrini, Esq. Joins Growing Firm as Associate July 27, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce the hiring of attorney Corinna A. Ferrini as an …

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July Marks Sandwich Generation Month

JULY MARKS SANDWICH GENERATION MONTH Law Firm Commemorates the Dedication of Adults Caring for Their Children and Elderly Parents June 30, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. – With the earliest baby boomers starting to reach retirement age in 2011, it will …

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Prestigious Honor for Tully Rinckey Partner

PRESTIGIOUS HONOR FOR TULLY RINCKEY PARTNER Barbara J. King wins Justice Award through Human Rights Commission May 24, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is proud to announce that firm partner, Barbara J. King, is the recipient of …

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National Police Week

NATIONAL POLICE WEEK Law Firm Offers Free Legal Advice to Law Enforcement What: Communities across the country are once again preparing to come together for National Police Week. It’s a chance to honor those law enforcement officers who made the …

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Former Presidential Appointee Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC

Former Presidential Appointee Joins Tully Rinckey PLLC Former MSPB Chairman, Neil A.G. McPhie, Hired as a Partner May 5, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – It is with great pride and humbled enthusiasm that Tully Rinckey PLLC announces the addition of …

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NYS Budget Declares “Open Season” on Seniors

NYS Budget Declares “Open Season” on Seniors – Changes to Medicaid could spell trouble for elderly New Yorkers and their families April 5, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. – A significant change to the Medicaid laws in New York State’s recently …

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Law Firm Highlights the Legal Needs of Today’s Federal Contractors

Law Firm Highlights the Legal Needs of Today’s Federal Contractors – Tully Rinckey PLLC Participating in the 2011 Government Security Conference & Expo March 24, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is proud to announce it will be …

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Governor Cuomo to Push for Same-Sex Marriage

Governor Cuomo to Push for Same-Sex Marriage – How can same-sex couples protect themselves in the meantime? March 09, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo says he’ll make good on a campaign promise and push for a …

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High Court Rules in Favor of Decorated War Hero

High Court Rules in Favor of Decorated War Hero – Case will have widespread implications for thousands of veterans March 1, 2011 – Washington, D.C. – In a decision that will likely impact thousands of veterans for generations to come, …

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Legal Issues Impacting U.S. Veterans

Legal Issues Impacting U.S. Veterans – Greg T. Rinckey to Participate in Panel Discussion at Albany Law School February 28, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. What: There are roughly 22 million veterans living in the United States today, yet surprisingly only …

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Mathew B. Tully Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Mathew B. Tully Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel February 25, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. – It’s considered to be the hallmark of a successful military career. Tully Rinckey PLLC Founding Partner, Mathew B. Tully, has been promoted to the rank of …

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Warmth of Wine

Warmth of Wine – Tully Rinckey Helps Local Seniors Stay Warm February 25, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. What: With heating costs expected to rise as much as 15% this year, Tully Rinckey PLLC is proud to announce the law firm …

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Divorce Filings Skyrocket After New Year

Divorce Filings Skyrocket After New Year – The Monday after New Year’s has become known as Divorce Day January 3, 2011 – Albany, N.Y. – We like to think of the New Year as a time for fresh starts and …

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A “Warm” Holiday Gift From Tully Rinckey PLLC

A “Warm” Holiday Gift From Tully Rinckey PLLC – Law Firm Donates Winter Coats to Local Homeless Veterans December 23, 2010 – Albany, N.Y. – It is hard to imagine the men and women who put their lives on the …

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Tully Rinckey “Goes Purple”

Tully Rinckey “Goes Purple” – Law Firm Supports Domestic Violence Awareness Month Tully Rinckey PLLC Albany, New York Office Tully Rinckey PLLC Washington, DC Office Tully Rinckey PLLC Albany, New York Office – Family and Matrimonial Practice Group Albany, NY …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Sponsors Army 10-Miler Expo in Washington, D.C.

Tully Rinckey PLLC Sponsors Army 10-Miler Expo in Washington, D.C. – Sponsorship Underscores Servicemember and Veteran Legal Protections Washington, D.C. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is a proud sponsor of the 2010 Army 10-Miler Race Expo on October 22-23 at the …

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Major Nidal Hasan’s Court Martial to Proceed in October 2010

Major Nidal Hasan’s Court Martial to Proceed in October 2010 – Article 32 Hearing Greatly Differs From Civilian Premeditated Murder Trial What: On November 5, 2009, Major Nidal Hasan opened fire at Ft. Hood, killing twelve armed servicemembers and one …

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Dressing Down For a Good Cause

Dressing Down For a Good Cause – Law Firm Donates Dress-Down Friday Money to Charity September 17, 2010 – Albany, N.Y. – It’s another reason to love Fridays! In what’s become a tradition at Tully Rinckey PLLC, employees are dressing …

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G.I. Bill Affords Law Partner with Life-Changing Experience

In what turned out to be an eye-opening experience about fierce international competition, Managing Partner Greg T. Rinckey has returned from ten day trip to Beijing, China where among other things, he toured the factory that makes products for clothing …

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Local Law Firm Expansion

At a time when businesses across the country and Capital Region are downsizing and laying off employees, Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce it is expanding. The company recently added 5,000 additional square feet to its Albany, N.Y. office …

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George Steinbrenner’s Death Proves 2010 is a Good Year to Die

Heirs Are in Luck: Yankees Billionaire Avoids Federal Estate Tax Legendary Yankees owner and billionaire, George Steinbrenner, may have died at the right time. He passed away at a time when Congress allowed the federal estate tax to lapse. This …

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Distinguished Attorney & Iraq War Veteran, Mathew B.Tully, to Testify Before Congress

Tully Rinckey PLLC Founding Partner, Mathew B. Tully, will appear before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs this Wednesday, June 30th. His testimony will center on his insight into the current state of …

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King Serves as Moderator for Prestigious Family Law Judicial Legal Forum

King Serves as Moderator for Prestigious Family Law Judicial Legal Forum April 21, 2009 – Albany, NY – On May 8, the National Business Institute will sponsor a judicial forum allowing attorneys and legal professionals unique access to a panel …

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Carr Named Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC

Carr Named Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC April 16, 2009 – Albany, NY – 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 …

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Rinckey Featured on Federal Employment Law Panel

Rinckey Featured on Federal Employment Law Panel March 26, 2009 – Washington, DC – On April 2, the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Merit Systems Protection Board Committee will sponsor a seminar exploring federal employment law. “An Introduction to MSPB and …

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

Tully Selected as Irish Echo “Top 40 Under 40” Honoree February 10, 2009 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that founding partner Mathew B. Tully, Esq. has been selected as one of the Irish Echo’s …

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New Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations Expected to Provide Much-Needed Clarification of Expanded Benefits for Military Families

New Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations Expected to Provide Much-Needed Clarification of Expanded Benefits for Military Families What: The Department of Labor will issue final rules today to update its regulations under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA). …

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FAA Whistleblower Files Lawsuit for $800,000 Against Agency for Retaliation

FAA Whistleblower Files Lawsuit for $800,000 Against Agency for Retaliation November 17, 2008 – Dallas, TX – A claim has been filed by well-known whistleblower Anne Whiteman against the Federal Aviation Authority for discrimination in the workplace based on her …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC named one of the Best Places to Work

Tully Rinckey PLLC named one of the Best Places to Work – Award Marks Third Achievement as a Leading Capital Region Employer since 2005 October 31, 2008 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC has been named one of the …

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Murder Trial of Iraq “Fragging” Incident Begins on Tuesday in Fort Bragg

Murder Trial of Iraq “Fragging” Incident Begins on Tuesday in Fort Bragg What: The murder trial of the National Guardsman accused of what the military is calling the sole “fragging” incident in Iraq is scheduled to begin Tuesday, October 7 …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Donates $1000 to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Tully Rinckey PLLC Donates $1000 to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children September 22, 2008 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce its donation of $1000 in support of the 2008 Greater Capital District Ride …

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Border Patrol Agents Cleared in Shooting

Border Patrol Agents Cleared in Shooting August 7, 2008 – Albany, NY – In a 19-0 unanimous decision, a Franklin County Grand Jury ruled today that the action taken by two Border Patrol agents against a suspected drug smuggler was …

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Native American Corrections Officer Files Discrimination Claim Against Albany County Correctional Facility

Native American Corrections Officer Files Discrimination Claim Against Albany County Correctional Facility July 28, 2008 – Albany, NY – A claim has been filed by a Native American correctional officer against Albany County Correctional Facility for severe discrimination in the …

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Injured Veteran Experiences Discrimination While Working on Army Base

Injured Veteran Experiences Discrimination While Working on Army Base – Major Boston Real Estate Company Sued for Violating Rights of Veteran Employee July 23, 2008 – Fort Drum, NY – A Boston-based real estate company is being accused of egregiously …

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US State Department Discriminates Against Yet Another Military Veteran

US State Department Discriminates Against Yet Another Military Veteran July 11, 2008 – Washington, DC – For the third time in about a year, the elite and secretive United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security lost a legal …

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Albany Attorney Takes on the Federal Government and Wins Again

Albany Attorney Takes on the Federal Government and Wins Again July 11, 2008 – Albany, NY – A landmark decision against the United States Department of State and the United States Office of Personnel Management was recently won. Well-known area …

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Landmark Case Helps Millions of Veterans Get Federal Jobs

Landmark Case Helps Millions of Veterans Get Federal Jobs July 11, 2008 – Washington, DC – A landmark case was recently won against the US Department of State and the United States Office of Personnel Management. The decision by the …

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Judicial Pay Increase Causes Concern Among State’s Taxpayers

Judicial Pay Increase Causes Concern Among State’s Taxpayers What: Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Edward H. Lehner yesterday gave the Legislature and Governor David A. Paterson 90 days to adjust the pay of the state’s 1,300 judges to reflect the rise …

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Grand Jury Investigation into Border Patrol Shooting is Standard Procedure

Grand Jury Investigation into Border Patrol Shooting is Standard Procedure May 29, 2008 – Constable, NY – A Franklin County Grand Jury will launch a standard procedural investigation into the May 5 shooting of a suspected drug smuggler by two …

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Albany Iraqi War Veteran Provides Aid to Iraqi Interpreter Facing Death

Albany Iraqi War Veteran Provides Aid to Iraqi Interpreter Facing Death – Interpreter Finds New Life in United States through Special Immigrant Visa April 23, 2008 – Albany, NY – Currently, there are thousands of Iraqi and Afghan citizens working …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Celebrates New Office at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Tully Rinckey PLLC Celebrates New Office at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony – Nearly $4,000 Raised For Schenectady County SPCA From left to right: Town of Colonie Board Member Robert Becker, Assemblyman Bob Reilly, Albany County Executive Michael Breslin, Managing Partner Greg Rinckey, …

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Wal-Mart Sued After Store Refuses to Honor Employment Rights of Air Force Veteran

Wal-Mart Sued After Store Refuses to Honor Employment Rights of Air Force Veteran What: The Department of Justice has sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on behalf of a former airman, claiming the company didn’t give him his job back after he …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Expands to Washington DC

Tully Rinckey PLLC Expands to Washington DC – Success in Federal Employment Discrimination & Military Law Leads to New Office March 28, 2008 – Washington, DC – New York based law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce its …

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Legal Ramifications Surround Spitzer Prostitution Ring Allegations

Legal Ramifications Surround Spitzer Prostitution Ring Allegations What: As reports emerge of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s involvement in a high-class prostitution ring and calls for his resignation are heard throughout the New York political community, the possible repercussions of the allegations …

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EEOC Provides Practical Information for Employers and Severely Injured Veterans

EEOC Provides Practical Information for Employers and Severely Injured Veterans March 5, 2008 – Albany, NY – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued two new guides on Tuesday that provide technical assistance for employers and veterans on workplace …

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House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Holds Hearing on Veterans’ Rights Issues

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Holds Hearing on Veterans’ Rights Issues – Well-Known Litigation Attorney to Provide Testimony February 7, 2008 – Washington, DC – A February 13 hearing has been scheduled by the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to …

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Defense Bill Recognizes Custodial Rights of Military Parents

Defense Bill Recognizes Custodial Rights of Military Parents January 31, 2008 – Washington, DC – A bill signed into effect this week by President Bush provides protection for child custody arrangements of deployed military parents. Its implementation reaffirms the rights …

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Herrick Named Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC

Herrick Named Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC January 11, 2008 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that Steven L. Herrick, Esq. has been named partner at the firm. Herrick is the first partner added to …

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Court Decision Strips Iraq Veteran of Child Custody

Court Decision Strips Iraq Veteran of Child Custody January 4, 2008 – Albany, NY – On January 3, the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court issued a decision which will have a serious and immediate impact on …

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Albany Family Court Children’s Center & Tully Rinckey, PLLC Offer Families the Chance for a Christmas Celebration

Albany Family Court Children’s Center & Tully Rinckey, PLLC Offer Families the Chance for a Christmas Celebration December 20, 2007 – Albany, NY – This year for the holiday season, Albany County Family Court is ensuring a merry Christmas for …

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Tully Rinckey, PLLC Adds Certified Public Accountant to Firm

Tully Rinckey, PLLC Adds Certified Public Accountant to Firm December 5, 2007 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey, PLLC a full service law firm in the Capital Region, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeremy Noble. As a licensed …

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Pro-Bono Program Hopes to Give People a New Beginning “Project Second Chance” will clear minor criminal convictions from records

Pro-Bono Program Hopes to Give People a New Beginning “Project Second Chance” will clear minor criminal convictions from records November 20, 2007 – Albany, NY – As the holiday season begins, Tully Rinckey, PLLC is pleased to announce the launch …

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Tully Rinckey, PLLC named one of the Best Places to Work

Tully Rinckey, PLLC named one of the Best Places to Work – Award Marks Second Achievement as a Leading Capital Region Employer in Three Years November 2, 2007 – Albany, New York – The Business Review announced today that Tully …

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AFGE Forms Co-Counsel Partnership with New York Law Firm

AFGE Forms Co-Counsel Partnership with New York Law Firm – Tully Rinckey, PLLC will handle all Butterbaugh claims for union members October 29, 2007 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC has recently been named to act as co-counsel with …

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Capital Region Attorney Signed as Nationally Syndicated Columnist

Capital Region Attorney Signed as Nationally Syndicated Columnist October 9, 2007– Albany, NY – Greg T. Rinckey, the Managing Partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC has recently been asked to write a syndicated column for the Federal Times. Beginning the week …

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Tully Rinckey, PLLC adds Barbara J. King to its Family and Matrimonial Law Practice

Tully Rinckey, PLLC adds Barbara J. King to its Family and Matrimonial Law Practice September 18, 2007 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey, PLLC a full service law firm in the Capital Region, is pleased to announce the hiring of …

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MSPB Protects Veterans’ Employment Rights

MSPB Protects Veterans’ Employment Rights September 11, 2007 – Albany, NY –The Merit Systems Protection Board recently issued a decision which forced the Department of State to reconstruct their hiring selection process and waive the maximum entry age requirement for …

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Decision May Cost Government $1 Billion

Decision May Cost Government $1 Billion August 29, 2007 – Albany, New York – On August 27, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a major decision which will impact hundreds of thousands of current, former, and retired …

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Rinckey Named to Appellate Division’s Prestigious Character and Fitness Committee

Rinckey Named to Appellate Division’s Prestigious Character and Fitness Committee July 5, 2007 – Albany, New York – Greg T. Rinckey, Managing Partner in one of the fastest growing Capital Region law firms Tully Rinckey, PLLC has been named a …

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Steroid Scandal Set to Destroy Reputations and Careers

Steroid Scandal Set to Destroy Reputations and Careers March 15, 2007 – Albany, New York – Almost two years since Major League Baseball players were first called to testify in Congress on the use of steroids, the potential fall-out from …

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Adds former District Attorney Bureau Chief

Tully, Rinckey & Associates Adds former District Attorney Bureau Chief August 10, 2006 – Albany, New York – Tully Rinckey PLLC, one of the fastest growing law firms in the Capital Region, has announced the hiring of Thomas J. Carr, …

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Local Attorney Mathew Tully Honored with National Leadership Award

Local Attorney Mathew Tully Honored with National Leadership Award July 27, 2006 – Albany, New York – Mathew B. Tully, founding Partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC, has been awarded the National Leadership Award by The National Republican Congressional Committee. Tully …

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