Kristin Arcuri’s November Involvement

  • Partner Kristin Arcuri will be attending the annual meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in Chicago November 6th through the 9th, 2013.


  • On November 15, Kristin will be presenting at a mock financial trial for the NYS Bar at the Holiday Inn on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst.


  • Kristin will be a judge on November 16th at the University at Buffalo’s Law School Mediation Competition.

Jim Bennett’s Service in Lionism

Partner Jim Bennett was again elected as Officer in the Clarence Lions Club. This year marks his 35th year as a Lion.

Attorney Will Appointed to Two American Bar Association Positions

Partner Pauline C. Will was appointed Vice-Chair of Commercial Transportation Litigation General Committee for the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and also to the American Bar Association Law Practice Division as a Committee member for the Women Rainmaker Career Paths Committee.

Jim Bennett Chairs Clarence Chamber of Commerce Events

Partner Jim Bennett served as moderator of the “Meet the Candidates Night” on October 21, 2013. Candidates included those who ran for the Erie County Legislature, Family Court Judicial Candidates, Erie County Sheriff and Clarence Town Council.

Jim will chair the presentation on the compliance issues and responsibilities of serving as a director of a Not-For-Profit. This program is available to anyone serving as an officer or director of a Not-For-Profit entity. It will be held at 5:30 PM on November 18, 2013, at the Clarence Library in Clarence, New York. If interested, please RSVP to (716)631-3888.

“Leaving a Financial Legacy”

Attorney Aaron Felmet presented at a community education program entitled “Leaving a Financial Legacy” at Kenmore West High School on October 29th.  For more information, please click here.

Joel Schechter to be Named President of TIDA

On November 13, 2013 Joel Schechter will be installed as President of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) at the annual conference in Orlando, Florida.  TIDA has almost 2000 members nationwide and in Canada, and is comprised of  national trucking companies, insurance carriers and attorneys whose practices are dedicated to the defense of the trucking industry.  When Mr. Schechter takes office for a two year term he will become TIDA’s first president from the State of New York.

BSAW Featured in Business First

For a more in depth look at our move to Larkinville, please click here.

Attorney Will Speaks at Trucking Industry Defense Association Seminar

Pauline Will spoke at TIDA’s 21st Annual Industry Seminar on November 14, 2013 on the topic on “What You Need to Know About Coverage When Handling a Trucking Case.” She is also chairing the Young Professional Symposium at the conference on November 13, 2013. Please click here for more information.

Pauline Will Attends Claims and Litigation Management Women’s Leadership Forum

Pauline Will attended the CLM Womens Leadership Forum in New York City on October 10, 2013. For more information, please click here.

Attorney Schechter Attends Arkansas Trucking Conference

Joel Schechter attended the Annual Arkansas Trucking Conference in Rogers, AR, September 25-27, 2013. Bennett Schechter Arcuri & Will was a proud sponsor of the seminar. Click here for more information.