Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013
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This program carries 4.0 MCLE credits in Ethics.
A sound ethical compass and a civil and professional demeanor are the hallmarks of successful and respected attorneys in all areas of practice. This four hour program will provide attendees with an update on developments in the law in the area of attorney ethics, including the most recent case law. The rules of civility will be discussed, with emphasis on practical pointers for dealing with the uncivil adversary and civility issues within the law firm. The program concludes with a discussion of real life hypotheticals by a panel of distinguished practitioners and jurists which is certain to benefit attorneys in all substantive areas of practice.
Don't miss this opportunity to obtain 4 MCLE Ethics credits at this lively and thought-provoking program, which is annually one of NYSBA's best attended CLE seminars.
8:30 a.m - 9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION (outside of meeting room)
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
9:10 a.m. - 9:50
I. WHAT’S NEW For 2013 on ETHICS?
9:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. II. CIVILITY IN EVERYDAY LAWYERING: WHAT ARE THE BASIC LESSONS TO BE LEARNED?
- The Civility Rules
10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. BREAK
10:40 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. III. COLLOQUIUM ON ETHICS AND CIVILITY
Fact Patterns to Address Everyday Civility and Ethical Issues
12:45 p.m. ADJOURNMENT
4.0 ETHICS CREDITS
Rochester Faculty: David H. Tennant, Esq., Nixon Peabody LLP, Rochester, NY, Rochester Program Chair * Jeremy R. Feinberg, Esq., Office of Court Administration, New York, NY * Andrea Tomaino, Esq., Attorney Greivence Committee, Rochester, NY. * Langston D. McFadden, Esq., Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, Rochester, N.Y. * Hon. Frank P. Geraci, U.S. Dist. Judge, WDNY, Rochester, N.Y. * Hon. Matthew A. Rosenbaum, N.Y.S. Supreme Court - Commercial Division, 7th Judicial Dist., Rochester, N.Y.
COURSE MATERIALS FOR NYSBA CLE PROGRAMS ARE NOW DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONICALLY!
All program materials are distributed exclusively online in searchable PDF format, allowing attendees more flexibility in storing this information and allowing you to copy and paste relevant portions of the materials for specific use in your practice. A CLE NotePad © (paper) will be provided to all attendees at the live program site. The CLE NotePad © includes lined pages for taking notes on each topic, as well as any PowerPoint presentations submitted prior to printing.
Prior to a scheduled program date, all registrants will receive an email message containing a hyperlink that when clicked will provide you with access to the complete course materials in a searchable PDF format which can be downloaded to your computer using the “Save As” option under your “File” tab. Printing the complete materials is not required for attending the program. Online materials are updated periodically to reflect last minute submissions from program faculty, guaranteeing that you will always have the latest version of the materials.
Traditional printed course books may be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.
DirectionsFrom the NYS Thruway (Route 90) Exit the New York State Thruway (coming East or West) at Exit 46-Rochester. At the exit take Interstate 390 North. Remain on Interstate 390, and exit 18A (Brooks Avenue East). Make a right at the exit and an immediate right into the driveway of the Holiday Inn Airport. Approximately 15 minutes. From Downtown Rochester take Interstate 490 West to Interstate 390 South. Take Exit 18A (Brooks Avenue East). Remain in the right hand lane and make a right into the driveway of the Holiday Inn Airport. Approximately 10 minutes. From the Greater Rochester International Airport at the exit of the Airport Complex, make a right at the light (Brooks Avenue). Remain in the right hand lane and make a right into the driveway of the Holiday Inn Airport. Approximately 2 minutes.
The last day to pre-register online was April 18, 2013.
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