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October 1, 2014

GGH Welcomes a Fulbright Scholar  

Edward J. Thater recently joined the GGH office and is awaiting admission to the New York State Bar. A Fulbright Scholar (Weimar, Germany) following graduation from Nazareth College, Ed worked as the Legislative Director to Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli prior to entering Syracuse University College of Law from which he graduated magna cum laude this year. He was an Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and member of the Justinian Honor Society.

March 21, 2014

Kevin Hunt Presents at NYSBA Medical Malpractice CLE  

article picture Kevin presented in Syracuse for the New York State Bar Association's annual Medical Malpractice section during opening comments and summations.

March 17, 2014

GGH Welcomes Two New Associates  

Gale Gale & Hunt is delighted to announce that two attorneys recently joined the office as associates.

ADAM R. CROWLEY, a 2010 summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, was a member of the college’s Law review and was named to the Order of the Coif and the Justinian Honor Society. He worked as a Campaign Manager and District Campaign Director in Oklahoma between college and law school and also worked for Shore Publishing as an Editorial Assistant, writing human interest and news articles for a group of seven newspapers on the Connecticut shoreline. Following graduation from law school, Adam was a Public Interest Fellow, representing clients in administrative hearings and immigration matters, at Legal Services of Central New York. Prior to joining Gale Gale & Hunt, Mr. Crowley was a Litigation Associate at White & Case, LLP in New York City.

MICHAEL W. ARTHUR earned his law degree at the University of Buffalo Law School, graduating magna cum laude in 2011. While at law school, Michael was named to the Jessup Moot Court Board and was a member of the Niagara Cup Moot Court team. Prior to commencing the study of law, Mr. Arthur was a Placement Counselor, recruiting software designers and engineers, with McArthur & Associates in New York City and was a Constituent Aide to NY State Senator Joseph Griffo. Following graduation from law school, Mr. Arthur worked as an Associate in the Rome, NY firm of Leonard & Curley.

March 14, 2014

Winter at GGH  

article picture Old Man Winter continues to show his face here at GGH!

March 8, 2014

Attorney Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers  

article picture KEVIN T. HUNT has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Membership in the College is limited to one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province and is by invitation only. The College strives to improve and elevate the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and the ethics of the trial profession. Qualified lawyers are called to Fellowship in the College from all branches of trial practice.

The induction ceremony took place recently before an audience of approximately 465 persons during the recent 2014 Spring Meeting of the College at La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, California. Kevin is a partner at Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC, a boutique litigation firm that represents clients in Upstate and Central New York.

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

October 1, 2013

Catherine Gale & Adam Crowley Share Ruling by the Court of Appeals  

What happens when an intoxicated patient presents to the Emergency Department but wishes to leave and upon leaving is injured? A Court of Appeals ruling favored Health Professionals but be aware of the patient's prior history.

September 1, 2013

Catherine Gale Advises on OPMC  

article picture Sharing her expert legal advice to physicians, Catherine Gale published a three-part series column on OPMC Disclipline in the NY Physician Magazine's Legal Ease section. OPMC (Office of Professional Medical Conduct) is a division of the New York State Health Department charged with investigating and disciplining physicians and physician assistants. The question and answer columns give a broad scope of the process from beginning to end including what to expect in the event of involvement with the OPMC.
Part 1 of 3 (PDF) ~ Part 2 of 3 (PDF) ~ Part 3 of 3 (PDF)

July 1, 2013

New York Physician Magazine  

article picture Your Honor, May I Object? kicked off a series of articles published in the Legal Ease section of the New York Physician Magazine. Our partner Kevin Hunt was the first at bat guiding physicians when a Subpoena is received to testifying on behalf of a patient. Please keep watch for future articles.
Your Honor, May I Object?

March 19, 2013

Partner re-appointed to State Committee  

Catherine Gale received notification from the Chief Administrative Judge that she has been reappointed for a two year term to the Judicial Hearing Officer Selection Advisory Committee for the Fourth Judicial Department of New York State. The Committee evaluates and recommends candidates for the position of Judicial Hearing Officer.

January 1, 2013

VanBeveren Named Partner  

Gale Gale & Hunt, LLC is delighted to announce that Attorney Matthew J. VanBeveren has been named to partnership. A 2005 cum laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an editor and a member of the Executive Board of the Law Review, Matt joined our office following graduation. He was recognized for his service to the community with the Onondaga County Bar Association Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award in 2009. A frequent speaker on trial practice issues, Matt also has several publications in the area of health law and trial practice skills. His practice includes the defense of individuals and corporations in personal injury claims, malpractice claims and civil rights claims. He is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts and the United States District Court, Northern District of New York.

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