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August 25, 2014

Three Maynard Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers

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Bruce Bell, Robert Rausch, and Adam Mandell have been selected as Super Lawyers by the Upstate New York Super Lawyers magazine. For the sixth time, Bruce was named as a Super Lawyer in the field of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice. Rob was named for the second time as a Super Lawyer in the category of Appellate Practice; in 2012, he was listed in the category of Personal Injury Defense: General.  Adam Mandell was named as a “Rising Star” in the category of Personal Injury: Defense.

Super Lawyers is an independent rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The lists appear in the current issue of Super Lawyers and the September, 2014 issue of Hudson Valley Magazine.

August 18, 2014

Maynard Paralegal’s Son Wins Second Place in Bowhunting World Championship

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Jacob Slusarz finished second at the 2014 IBO World Championship

We extend our congratulations to Jacob Slusarz, for his impressive second-place finish in the 2014 International Bowhunting Organization World Championship.  Jacob took second place in Young Male Release, in the age 13-14 group.  The IBO World Championship was held from August 8-10 in Ellicottville, New York.  Jacob is an accomplished archer, and has been competing in IBO World Championships and Triple Crown competitions since the age of 9.

Jacob is the son of Cathi Slusarz, a paralegal in the firm, who supports our personal injury and matrimonial law departments.

August 15, 2014

Rob Rausch Moderates Lawyering Panel at Albany Law School

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On August 12, 2014, Rob Rausch moderated a panel discussion entitled “What Lawyers Do”, during Albany Law School’s orientation for incoming first-year students.  The panel included attorneys practicing in the fields of personal injury, commercial litigation, criminal law, and insurance law.  Rob and the other members of the panel discussed their respective practice areas, differences between public and private practice, typical work projects, and expectations of different practice areas, as well as advice for networking and resume-building.

Albany Law School was founded in 1851 and is the nation’s oldest independent law school.  Rob is the immediate past president of the Albany Law School National Alumni Association.