Sholes & Miller congratulates Ellen A. Fischer on her recent appointment to the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules.
Ms. Fischer, a Dutchess County, NY resident, concentrates her practice in appellate and motion practice. Other practice areas include medical malpractice defense and personal injury. She also is well versed in Mental Hygiene Law, including involuntary retention and medication hearings; defense of physicians in Civil Rights actions by prisoners; and defense of premises liability actions. Ms. Fischer earned her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University.
The Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules is charged to maintain and develop New York as a preeminent litigation center that provides unfettered access to justice for all; to make civil practice friendly for the parties, attorneys and courts and remove traps for the unwary; and to increase efficiency and professionalism in litigation and decrease increasing litigation costs.
Members of the commercial bar, the personal injury bar, law professors and judges make up its membership. To learn more visit https://nysba.org/committees/committee-on-civil-practice-law-and-rules.