UB Law School to Present Program On Matrimonial Law

By Mary Beth Spina

Release Date: March 10, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A symposium for recent law graduates and current students on "Matrimonial Law: The Realities of Practice" will be held on Saturday, April 5, in O'Brian Hall on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus.

The program will be presented by the New York Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in cooperation with the UB School of Law and in memory of Raymond F. Pauley, a nationally recognized matrimonial-law practitioner.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the event will conclude with a final question-and-answer segment at 4:30 p.m.

Opening remarks will be given by Barry B. Boyer, dean of the UB School of Law, and Rochester attorney Brian Barney.

- "Attorney-Client Relationship in Matrimonial Matters," Patrick C. O'Reilly, Buffalo

- "Preliminary Matters," Brian Barney, Rochester, and Roger T. Davison, Buffalo

- "Negotiating Agreements," Joyce E. Funda and Peter J. Fiorella, Jr., Buffalo

- "Custody Issues," James P. Renda and Barbara Ellen Handschu, Buffalo

- "Discovery and Valuation of Marital Assets," Nelson F. Zakia and David G. Stiller, Buffalo

- "Matrimonial Trial Practice," Mark G. Hirschorn and Paul Ivan Birzon, Buffalo

There is no fee to attend, but seating is limited and will be available on a first-come basis. Those who wish to attend must call the UB School of Law alumni office at (716) 645-2107 to register.