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LIBN to Honor Twomey Latham – Corporate Citizen of the Year (Small Business) & Leadership Excellence (For Profit)

Twomey Latham will be honored at Long Island Business New’s Corporate Citizenship Awards.  The firm is being recognized as       Corporate Citizen of the Year (Small Business) and Senior Partner Christopher D. Kelley, Esq. for Leadership Excellence (For Profit). 

The Corporate Citizenship Awards recognize companies and individuals who believe that by being a good corporate citizen we contribute to the economic and social well-being of our employees, businesses and the community.  Honorees consistently prove that true community stewardship evolves through building strong partnerships with nonprofit organizations.

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees – the companies and individuals who consistently strive to meet critical needs of our community.

Creativity & The Law: Collage and Fair Use Under the Copyright Laws

Partner Kathryn Dalli, head of the firm’s intellectual property law group, has been practicing law for over 30 years. Ms Dalli has a diverse background in the arts, business, entertainment and litigation. Ms. Dalli was approached by Hamptons Art Hub to write a column focused on practical legal tips for artists.

Hamptons Art Hub editorial is created by well-respected journalists and experienced professionals who are steeped in the art world and present their insights in a clear manner designed to engage art fans, collectors, art world professionals, artists and anyone interested in discovering contemporary and modern art.  Read Kathryn’s article below.

Creativity & The Law: Collage and Fair Use under the Copyright Laws

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The Work We Do: Katerina Grinko

I’m Katerina Grinko. I’m an associate attorney at Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo.  Our law firm is in Riverhead, New York, and I’ve actually been an attorney for one year and eight months now, but I have been working here as a legal assistant since 2009. I started my education in paralegal studies, working as a legal assistant with a goal to eventually become an attorney.

I am originally from Latvia. It’s a small country in Eastern Europe, so when I came here as an immigrant, I saw a lot of other people who were also immigrants and who were struggling with immigration laws and I felt like that would be an interesting area to get into.

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Senior Associate Craig Handler Attends Panel Discussion at SUNY Farmingdale

Senior Associate Craig Handler recently participated in a panel discussion held at the Farmingdale State College, State University of New York. The discussion, which was sponsored by the Department of Security Systems & Law Enforcement Technology, addressed the topic of legal careers in the military and law enforcement.  Mr. Handler, who is a Captain in the New York State Army Guard, was on hand to discuss his service as a Judge Advocate and lawyer in a reserve military command. Speakers at the event included a Judge of the NYC Criminal Court, a Judicial Hearing Officer, an Assistant District Attorney and State and City law enforcement personnel.