NIABA also encourages members to attend the NIAF Gala in Washington, DC each October.

Upcoming events

    • 23 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Sep 2019
    • NH Hotel Giustiniano - No 1 Virgilio Via, Rome, Italy

    NIABA/IALA members are invited to attend a unique legal program in Rome, for which California-licensed attorneys may apply for CLE credit. (CLE credits may be available for other states also.) Our schedule includes six lectures in English by Italian lawyers, dealing with topics specifically selected for U.S. attorneys who have U.S. clients needing legal assistance in Italy.

    Real Property Transfers
    Paolo Zagami (Monday, September 23 • 9:00-10:45AM)
    Attorney in Rome and Legal representative of U.S. Chamber for South Italy

    Emigration to U.S. and Becoming a U.S. Citizen
    Antonietta Brancaccio-Balzano (Monday, September 23 • 11:00-12:45PM)
    Attorney in Stuart, Florida, NIABA Member

    Complex Commerical Litigation
    Fillippo Frigerio (Tuesday, September 24 • 9:00-10:45AM)
    Attorney in Rome, Portolano Cavallo Firm

    Italian Tort Law
    Claudio Ceriani (Tuesday, September 24 • 11:00-12:45PM)
    Attorney from Milan

    Will, Intestacy, Spouse and Child Statutory Shares
    Raimondo Zagami Esq (Wednesday, September 25 • 9:00-10:45AM)
    Problems of U.S. citizen being an executor
    Problems of U.S. citizen being a beneficiary
    Notary in Rome

    Doing Business in Italy

    Antonello Pierro (Wednesday, September 25 • 11:00-12:45PM)

    Attorney in Rome, NIABA Member

    Details and Registration

    Who: Members who have paid their 2019 NIABA dues.

    When: Monday - Wednesday, September 23-25, 2019

    Where: NH Hotel Giustiniano The hotel is located at No 1 Via Virgilio, Rome.
    Lectures: Lectures will be held at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. each day. Lecturers will provide an advance outline to participants to qualify for CLE credits.

    CLE: 12 CLE credits are anticipated for attorneys admitted in California. CLE credits for other states may also be available.

    Social: Meet and greet events will be held at the hotel following each afternoon session.

    Hotel: Participants are encouraged to stay at the event hotel
    for convenience in attending lectures and other functions.
    You may reserve one of these options:
    - Advance Purchase (less expensive but 100% non-refundable)
    - Semi Flexible (cancellation up to 24 hours before scheduled arrival with one night charge)

    Price per night is for two persons with optional breakfast and free WIFI.
    For best pricing, reserve your room as soon as possible. Reservations must be made with a credit card. Call 1-212-219-7607 or email to
    NIABA has not reserved a block of rooms, you must reserve your room independently.

    If you are unable to reserve at NH Hotel Giustiniano, we recommend using for the same hotel and it will show alternate hotels and the distance of each hotel to NH Hotel Giustiniano.

    View Event Flyer

    Charles DiLorenzo
    Treasurer, NIABA
    Cindy Martin
    Administrator, NIABA

    Sunday, September 22, 2019

    6:00 pm - Welcome reception at NH Hotel Giustiniano.  Greetings from Charles DiLorenzo and host committee. Welcoming remarks from Umberto Mucci, Publisher of "We the Italians".

    7:00 pm - Studio Reboa for an Apertivo (Via Flaminia 213 Rome)

    Join Attorney Romolo Reboa and Attorney Massimo Reboa for an apertivo at their office in Rome.

    8:00 pm - Dinner at Circolo Canottieri (Lundotevere Flaminio 39 00196 Roma (RM) Italia)

    Attorney Romolo Reboa has arranged for dinner at his private club, the Rowing Club of Roma and entertainment by world renowned NIABA friend tenor Carlos de Antonis.


    Mini Parmigianina di Melanzane alla sorrentina con Fonduta al Parmigiano Reggiano Gran Riserva

    Treccione di Bufala in Bellavista con Pomodorini di Pachino all’Olio dei Colli Martani

    Crudo di Parma al taglio

    Carpaccio di Finocchi con Bottarga di Muggine e Arance di Sicilia

    Passatina di Ceci e Filetto di Baccalà al Profumo di Menta

    I Primi

    Tonnarelli al battuto di Basilico e Pomodorini

    Mezzi rigatoni al Filetto di Pomodorino e Gocce di Bufala

    I Secondi

    Millefoglie di Rombo con Pomodorini Caramellati e Sfoglie di Patate croccanti

    Roast beef all’inglese

    Milanesine alla Primavera

    Vitello Tonnato

    Polpettine al Curry con Riso alla Salvia

    Insalate miste assortite

    Patate sautè

    I Dessert

    Buffet di frutta tagliata


    Cost $75.00 per person.  Register for and prepay online.  Please register by September 13, 2019.

    President's restaurant roof top dinner ***This dinner is now full***Not accepting any additional reservations***

    Dear Members:

    Rome CLE 2019 Committee is pleased to announce that Members and Guests are invited to roof- top dinner on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Heres Restaurant at top of Albergo Valadier, 15 Via della Fontanella with view of Piazza Del Popolo. This dinner event will be hosted by President, Francis Donnarumma and Rome CLE 2019 Committee and has been arranged attentively by Antonello Pierro Esq.. a Member of NIABA in Rome.

    The meal and beverage plan l consists of:

    Cocktail hour 2 glasses of red wine or prosecco ( cocktails available from cash bar)

    Beverage One bottle for 2 persons Capolemole Rosso ( Nero Buono di Cori- Montepulciano-Cesanese) Capolemole Bianca (Bellone- Malvasia-Trebiano)

    Appetizer Mozzarella with stuffed flower of zucchini or Carpaccio of courgettes, marinated in mint and buffalo mozzarella cheese

    First course Seafood Risotto or Ravioli Amatriciana

    Second course Pork fillet with herbs, apple and mustard purea or Branzino fillet sweet tomatos cream, escarole perteopea stlye

    Dessert Mint Tart with pastry cream and fruit or Millefeuille with chantilly cream and strawberry

    Beverage Water and coffee

    Please note this dinner is limited to 48 persons ( in order of reservation and payment). $100 per person.  Please use the website exclusively for your reservation for the CLE program and the dinner payment for each person attending the dinner. Names of each person required for security.  All reservations and payment for the dinner must be made by August 30, 2019.

    Charles DiLorenzo, Treasurer


    Marco De Fazi, Esq. a NIABA Member in Rome, has arranged NIABA Members to meet members of the Bar Association of Rome on Tuesday September 24, 5:00 pm.  Details to follow.

    EXTENSION TRAVEL TO NAPLES AND SORRENTO commencing after final CLE session on Wednesday,  September 25, 2019 (OPTIONAL) Reservations for this part of trip is separate - please see below for reservation and contact information.  

    DAY 1: September 25 Train to Naples

    Roma – Napoli 3:23 pm> 16:33PM.  Buy tickets online.

    Staying at Hotel Vesuvio. 290 Euro double, 260 single, based on availability.  Please make arrangements using NIABA room block.

    8:30 pm - Dinner  Antonio & Antonio in Mergellina (Via Partenope, 26, 80121 Napoli NA)(walking distance from hotel)  with Major of Ercolano Ciro Buonajuto, Esq., President Libreria De Marsico, Robert Fiore, Esq., local attorneys ***space is limited*** please reserve asap with Antonietta Brancaccio-Balzano.

    DAY 2: September 26 to Naples.  

    9:30 - 10:30 am -(please arrive by 9:15 am for tour, meet in lobby) De Marsica Library (Founded in 1896. The library was Queen Giovanna's palace and later became the criminal court where the most interesting death row sentences have been delivered) with President of the local Bar Tarfuri, Esq., Vice President Gabriele Esposito, Esq., Director of Libreria De Marsico Roberto Fiore, Esq., Major of Ercolano Ciro Buonajuto, Esq., local bar officials and local attorneys.

    11:00 - 1:00pm -  Visit to Naples Court ( Nuovo Palazzo di Giustizia Piazza Enrico Cenni 80143 Napoli)  Greetings from the Chief Counsel and Vice President and library president as well as Major.  You will need your passport to enter the court.

    2:00 pm - Lunch at Leon D'Oro Piazza Dante

    Free time to visit nearby museums / historical sites. 

    8:00 pm - Dinner at Circolo Dei Canottieri with dignitaries.  Arranged menu and $60 Euros per person, pay at the event. 

    Day 3: September 27 - Departure from Naples to Sorrento. Greetings and meetings with local authorities, local lawyers and Chief Justice and staff are planned.  Please continue to check back for updated information on Sorrento.  Chairman Paul Finizio has arranged for a special rate and requests you communicate with him direct if you are planning on attending as space is limited.  

    Please be mindful that:

    1) Members can use a transportation service. The cost for a bus that fits 30 people is 600 Euros for transportation during the 2 days visit and for the transportation to Sorrento.  Price adjusted according to the number of riders.

    2) Hotels are available as of right now but we will need to book as soon as possible as it is high season in Italy and they cannot guarantee availability. 

    ***Space is limited at these events*** please reserve asap with Antonietta Brancaccio-Balzano or (772)261-8858

    Those who plan to participate or have any questions, you must contact board member Antonietta Brancaccio-Balzano.  Contact ASAP  for hotel and restaurant reservations. Contact information is as follows:

    Tel (772)261-8858

    • 31 Oct 2019
    • 03 Nov 2019
    • Washington, D.C.


    2019 Fall Meeting

    Washington, DC 

    October 31 to November 3, 2019

    Thursday October 31:            Welcome dinner at a DC restaurant.

    Friday November 1:               10:00 am:  Event to be determined for board members

                                                       12:00 to 4:00 pm: Board Meeting at Holland and Knight law firm                                                     on Connecticut Avenue.

                                                       6:30 pm:  Main dinner event of weekend with special guests /                                                         speaker.


    Saturday November 2:          9:00 am to 12:30 pm: Board Meeting at Holland and Knight.

                                                       All day optional attendance at the NIAF Expo Italiana. This is a                                                         great walk around, mingling, networking, food and drink all day                                                     event open to the public for free.

                                                       7:00 pm: NIABA members and guests dinner at a DC restaurant                                                       as alternative for those not attending NIAF Gala.

                                                       7:30 pm: Attendance at NIAF Gala for our members who wish to                                                     attend.  See for tickets.  

    • 06 Feb 2020
    • 09 Feb 2020
    • Tampa Florida


    2020 Winter Meeting

    Tampa, Florida 

    February 6 to 9, 2020

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