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Deputy Managing Editor, New York Law Journal
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Deputy Managing Editor @NYLawJournal | mhoffmann(at)alm(dot)com | I tweet about #law, #journalism & other things that tweak my noggin. My opinions are all mine.

Melissa Hoffmann's Biography

Melissa R. Hoffmann, now a senior-level editor in the New York City media world, began her career in 2001 covering crime for the daily Times Herald-Record in Newburgh, New York. Little did the rookie reporter know, the most important news story of her lifetime would occur that fall, when a terrorist attack on New York City changed, quite literally, everything.

Amid the horror of that event were inspiring stories of ...

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OAD to Present Gould Award to Halligan and Naftalis — The Office of the Appellate Defender will host the 22nd annual First Monday in October fundraising event on Oct. 5 at the NYU School of Law. Caitlin Halligan of Gibson Dunn and Gary Naftalis of Kramer Levin will present arguments based on 'Evenwel v. Abbott', a voting rights case pending in the U.S.
Sep 29, 2015

It's #FirstMonday again, where Office of the Appellate Defender has Gould Award recipients argue an important case:

Oct 05, 2015

Today is #FirstMonday, when the Office of the Appellate Defender has top #lawyers argue a seminal case. More:

Acting Nassau DA Faces Opposition in Democratic Primary — The campaign for Nassau County District Attorney has posed a number of challenges for attorney Michael Scotto, who is vying for the Democratic nomination against Acting D.A. Madeline Singas.

Two Vie for Democratic Nod in Nassau DA Primary Race — The campaign for Nassau County District Attorney has posed a number of challenges for attorney Michael Scotto, who is vying for the Democratic nomination against Acting D.A. Madeline Singas.

Technology Finds Its Place in Commercial Division Cases — Many New York courts, particularly in the Commercial Division, are increasingly turning to tech to increase efficiency in complicated and time-consuming cases.

Future Family Court — Construction has begun on the long-awaited new Nassau County Family Court at the former site of the Social Services Department in Garden City, adjacent to th...
Apr 23, 2015

Photo of construction at the site of the long-awaited Nassau County Family Court: Expected completion in 2017.

Motion to Seal Records in Wrongful Death Settlement Denied — A Nassau County judge refused to seal court documents in the settlement of a lawsuit stemming from a gruesome murder, citing a need for transparency in what he called the first case of its kind in New York-a suit against a voluntary mental health facility for the actions of a voluntary patient.
Apr 01, 2015

Why did this Nassau Supreme Court judge deny a bid from a murder victim's family to seal settlement records?

Real Estate Lawyer Charged in Theft of Escrow Funds — Mineola lawyer Bill Tsoumpelis was arrested Thursday on charges he stole more than $20,000 in escrow funds belonging to a Queens couple.

Infographic: What Consumers Want From New Tech and 4 Startups That Are Tapping Those Desires — What needs and priorities define the contemporary American consumer? The Future Foundation took a look as at some key trends shaping modern life, and using its findings, selected four startups the research firm feels will appeal to these consumer needs and desires.
Nov 17, 2014

Infographic: This Is What Consumers Want From New Tech @Futurethoughts @adweek

Infographic: Perception vs. Reality in Digital Evolution — CMOs are leading the way in steering their companies in a digital-first direction, but while most believe they're deeply involved in the transformation, only a quarter actually have a clear understanding of what this means and/or have mapped the digital customer journey. Infographic: Carlos Monteiro

Why Mobile Payments Are a Millennial Must — With the arrival of Apple Pay and Facebook reportedly mulling peer-to-peer payments, the established system of exchanging currency for goods and services is experiencing disruption.
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