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Fahringer will deliver first 'Condon' lecture

Herald Price Fahringer, once one of Buffalo's top criminal lawyers and now one of the nation's renowned appellate attorneys, will give the first of the Bar Association of Erie County's "John W. Condon" lectures.

Fahringer, 80, will speak to trial lawyers and prosecutors about "The Art of Persuasion" at 1:30 p.m. today in the ceremonial courtroom of Old Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin St, as part of a two-day seminar for lawyers.

A founding member of what is now the law firm of Lipsitz, Green, Scime, Cambria LLP, Fahringer now is head of his own New York City firm. He was one of the lawyers representing Hustler magazine Publisher Larry Flynt when Flynt was shot and paralyzed outside a Georgia courthouse in 1978.

The lecture series was created to honor Condon, one of Western New York's top criminal defense lawyers, who died along with his wife, Joan, when another driver hit their car last October.


Environmental Summit set today at Daemen College

Daemen College's fifth annual Environmental Summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon today in the Wick Center on the college campus, 4380 Main St., Snyder.

"We will provide a wealth of useful information on how to save energy, conserve water and become a better environmental citizen," said Cheryl Bird, executive director of the college's Center for Sustainable Communities and Civic Engagement.

The event is free and open to the public.

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