• Allowing Employees to Telecommute

        In today’s workplace, a great percentage of employees will request the ability to work from home for one reason or another, be it temporary or not. Having employees work from home is both an opportunity and a challenge for both the employer and the employee. Employers avoid having to find space for the employees to work from, and employees may be more satisfied and committed to their employers for the benefit of working from home.  However, both parties must pay attention to make sure that the “team” spirit and internal workplace dynamics don’t suffer. It is strongly recommended that employers implement ...

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    Friday, April 22nd, 2016

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  • Malafi Named Top Woman in Law

    CMM Partner and Corporate department chair Christine Malafi, Esq., is among the recipients of the 2016 Top Women in Law Awards. Hon. A. Gail Prudenti and Hofstra University School of Law will celebrate the honorees at an awards luncheon on Tuesday, April 5 at 12:00 pm at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas will deliver the keynote address at the event, which will benefit Hofstra’s Center for Children, Families and the Law. This first annual event, sponsored by Hofstra’s Center for Children, Families and the Law and the Long Island Business News, highlights distinguished female ...

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    Friday, April 22nd, 2016

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  • April 26 – Overview of Criminal Defense Practice CLE

    Please join us on Tuesday, April 26 for a complimentary seminar providing an overview of criminal defense practice.  Presented by William McDonald, chair of our Criminal Defense department, this survey will cover how to advise clients about arrests, breathalyzers, and search warrants in the DWI context; federal and New York State procedural issues in criminal matters; and issues concerning investigations such as video surveillance warrants and wiretaps. The application for New York accreditation of this course is currently pending. Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP 4175 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 400 Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 This seminar is free but ...

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    Monday, April 18th, 2016

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  • Campolo Named a “King of Long Island”

    Joe Campolo was named a “King of Long Island” at an awards ceremony hosted by Star Network and Schneps Communications, the publishers of popular community newspapers throughout the region.  The awards program and networking expo honored prominent businessmen of Nassau and Suffolk Counties across a variety of industries.  The program, along with its sister “Queens” event, brought together elite business leaders for networking and celebration at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck on April 12, 2016.

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    Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

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  • CMM Represents Hedgehog Development in its Acquisition of Loewy Design

    Campolo, Middleton & McCormick advised Hedgehog Development, LLC, a leading global provider of digital solutions, on its acquisition of Loewy Design, Inc., a full-service strategy and design agency.  The deal, completed in February, created a combined team that increases value to clients by offering strategic web solutions, custom applications, systems integration, and digital marketing campaigns.  The CMM team included Joe Campolo and Vincent Costa.  Headquartered in Holbrook, New York, Hedgehog also has offices in Oregon, North Carolina, and Bulgaria.  Learn more at https://www.hhogdev.com.

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    Monday, April 11th, 2016

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  • Campolo to Be Honored at Kings of Long Island Awards Ceremony

    Joe Campolo will be named a “King of Long Island” at an awards ceremony hosted by Star Network and Schneps Communications, the publishers of popular community newspapers throughout the region.  The awards program and networking expo will honor prominent businessmen of Nassau and Suffolk Counties across a variety of industries.  The program, along with its sister “Queens” event, brings together elite business leaders for networking and celebration.  Join us at Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Boulevard in Great Neck, on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m.  Please visit http://qns.com/upcoming-star-networking-events/ for tickets.

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    Friday, April 01st, 2016

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  • March 2016 CMM Firm Newsletter: Negotiation Tips, Work-for-Hire Contracts, Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Commercial Buildings and More

    March 2016 CMM Firm Newsletter: Negotiation Tips, Work-for-Hire Contracts, Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Commercial Buildings and More

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    Friday, March 25th, 2016

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  • CMM Hosts Women’s Leadership Panel

    Women’s Panel Addresses Leadership and Success A packed lecture hall at Touro Law School heard from a distinguished panel of successful women professionals at our Executive Breakfast on March 23.  Moderated by CMM partner Christine Malafi, the panel shared their insights on the leadership traits they rely on as business leaders and the actions they’ve taken to propel their careers forward.  Attendees enjoyed networking with Long Island professionals and the opportunity to engage in a dialogue about issues facing women in the workplace. Panelists: Randi Busse Founder and President of Workforce Development Group, Inc. Randi Busse is the Founder and President of Workforce Development Group, ...

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    Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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  • To Protect Employees, New York State Mandates Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Commercial Buildings

    A carbon monoxide detector could have prevented the tragic death in February 2014 of Steven Nelson, an employee at Legal Seafoods at the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station, who fell victim to poisonous fumes from a malfunctioning water heater pipe at the restaurant.  The tragedy prompted a recent amendment to the New York State Executive Law to require the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code to address carbon monoxide detection in commercial buildings.  The Uniform Code now requires the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in all restaurant and commercial properties in the state.   Previously, detectors were required in one- ...

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    Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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  • I Need an Estate Plan – Part Three

    “Hi, I need to get a Power of Attorney for my dad.”  You would be surprised how many times I get that call.  A daughter or son calls and wants me to prepare a “simple” power of attorney for their parent.  But before anything else, I try to find out why the parent isn’t calling.  Many times it is just that Mom or Dad asked their child to handle things. But, there are times when the child tells me that Dad can’t handle his finances anymore.  Maybe the parent has advanced dementia.  I have no idea.  I try to explain that ...

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    Monday, March 21st, 2016

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