Uniondale, Long Island, New York, June 7, 2006 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek announced today that Douglas J. Good, a senior partner at the firm, was inducted Monday as president of the 6,000 member Nassau County Bar Association. The event was held at Domus, the Mineola home of the Nassau County Bar, on June 5, 2006. Friends, family and dignitaries attended the ceremony and reception. Good was sworn in by the Honorable Lea Ruskin, wife of Melvyn B. Ruskin, one of the founders of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek.
“I am both humbled and proud to assume the presidency of the Nassau County Bar,” noted Good. “I look forward to working with the Officers and Directors of the Nassau County Bar and Academy of Law to further the Association’s programs and goals.”
One of Good’s top priorities is to expand pro bono opportunities. Long involved in pro bono activities, Good served as Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Rockland County early in his career. Other initiatives include increasing the ethnic diversity of the association and attracting younger lawyers to the bar group’s ranks.
Good has extensive experience in trial and appellate advocacy in both state and federal courts, as well as substantial experience in alternative dispute resolution. He has been an Assistant Adjunct Professor at the NYU Institute of Paralegal Studies and has served as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee for over a decade. He is a fellow of the American Bar Association and the New York Bar Association.
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