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Melissa Hoffmann

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Deputy Managing Editor, New York Law Journal

Editor/Litigation, @ALMMedia Global Newsroom. Former @NYLawJournal, @Adweek | mhoffmann@alm.com | Tweets on #Law #DigitalMedia #Journalism #Hiking & stuff

Melissa R. Hoffmann, an award-winning 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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1st Place: New York State Associated Press Association Writer's Award

2002 - Sept. 11 In-Depth Coverage
Participated in reporting and writing the series, "FDNY Burnout," which took a look at the struggles of the hard-hit New York City Fire Department in the wake of 9/11.

Nassau Attorney Charged With Stealing Settlements

Surrogate Suspends Spending by Receiver During Investigation

newyorklawjournal.com — Nassau County Surrogate Edward McCarty III on Thursday temporarily barred the receiver of the $11 million Kermit Gitenstein Foundation, attorney Steven Schlesinger, from dispensing foundation funds pending the conclusion of an inquiry by an independent investigator.

Surrogate Orders New Probe of Foundation Receivership

newyorklawjournal.com — Nassau County Surrogate Edward McCarty III on Thursday temporarily barred the receiver of the $11 million Kermit Gitenstein Foundation, attorney Steven Schlesinger, from dispensing foundation funds pending the conclusion of an inquiry by an independent investigator.

OAD to Present Gould Award to Halligan and Naftalis

newyorklawjournal.com — 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.

Acting Nassau DA Faces Opposition in Democratic Primary

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Two Vie for Democratic Nod in Nassau DA Primary Race

newyorklawjournal.com — 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

newyorklawjournal.com — 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

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Motion to Seal Records in Wrongful Death Settlement Denied

newyorklawjournal.com — 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.

Real Estate Lawyer Charged in Theft of Escrow Funds

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Aug 22, 2016

RT @CeliaAmpel: Received a tobacco ruling in the mail from an "R.J. Reynolds" who lives in the courthouse #CreativeAnonymity https://t.co/gUYukgqzOC


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