On Tuesday November 15th, the Firm received the Corporate Citizen of the Year Award from the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce. We are blessed to have a supportive community to live and work in and honored to have the opportunity to contribute. Congratulations to the Children’s Home Wyoming Conference as the Non-Profit Organization of the Year and Sulaiminah Burns of Support Black Business 607 as the Community Advocate of the Year. And, wonderful job by the Chamber with another great [...]

The Deadline for Most New York Property Owners to Contest Their Assessment is May 24, 2022 By Nicholas J. Scarantino, Esq. Grievance Day falls on the 4th Tuesday in May every year, and in most New York Counties, that has not changed for 2022. The pandemic will likely continue to affect the real property tax grievance process this year, such as limiting public access into the assessor’s office to review assessment records, how to drop off grievance forms, or if you will be allowed to [...]

Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023) H-1B cap will open the electronic registration at noon Eastern on March 1, 2022 and run through noon Eastern on March 18, 2022. U.S. employers file H-1b petitions for foreign nationals who will be employed temporarily in professional fields – referred to as “specialty occupations” or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability. Each year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selects 65,000 H-1B registrations for foreign [...]

Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP, one of the largest law firms in the Greater Binghamton region, has named Scott R. Kurkoski to the position of managing partner effective January 1, 2022. The members of the firm express their deep gratitude to their Partner, Jeffrey A. Loew, for his leadership as Managing Partner. Mr. Loew has successfully guided the firm for the past ten years, becoming the firm's longest serving managing partner. His departure from the position follows the firm's [...]

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