Reel Life Vs. Real Life Legal Ethics
Monday, December 10, 2012
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9:00 a.m. – 12:46 p.m.
4.0 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Ethics
The Committee on Attorney Professionalism will be presenting “Reel Life vs. Real Life Legal Ethics” based on film clips from major motion pictures depicting attorneys and the ethical and professionalism dilemmas they face. This entertaining and engaging format will feature discussions by an authoritative panel of issues raised in clips from a variety of motion pictures, titles to be announced. Does real life law practice imitate on-screen law practice? Tune in and find out!
New York City: James M. Altman (Local Chair), Partner, Bryan Cave LLP, New York, New York * Stephen D. Hoffman, Partner, Wilk Auslander LLP, New York, New York * Deborah A. Scalise, Partner, Scalise & Hamilton LLP, Scarsdale, New York * Hal R. Lieberman, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, New York, New York.
Syracuse: Mark J. Solomon (Local Chair), Law Offices of Mark J. Solomon, Ithaca, New York * Anthony J. Gigliotti, Attorney Grievance Committee, Syracuse, New York * Hon. Kate Rosenthal, Syracuse City Court, Syracuse, New York * Emil M. Rossi, Law Office of Emil M. Rossi, Syracuse, New York.
Albany: Anne Reynolds Copps (Local Chair), Principal, Law Office of Anne Reynolds Copps, Albany New York * Peter V. Coffey, Partner, Englert, Coffey, McHugh & Fantauzzi, LLP, Schenectady, New York * Robert T. Schofield, Partner, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, Albany, New York * Michael G. Gaynor, Committee on Professional Standards, Albany, New York.
Long Island: Grace D. Moran (Local Chair), Partner, Moran Karamouzis LLP, Rockville Centre, New York * Hon. Joel K. Asarch, Nassau County Supreme Court, Mineola, New York * Catherine A. Sheridan, Principal, Law Office of Catherine A. Sheridan, Attorney At Law, PC, Carle Place, New York * Robert H. Cabble, Counsel, NYS Grievance Committee, 10th Judicial District, Hauppauge, NY.
Buffalo: Vincent E. Doyle III (Local Chair), Partner, Connors & Vilardo, LLP, Buffalo, New York * Lawrence J. Vilardo, Partner, Connors & Vilardo, LLP, Buffalo, New York * Hon. Erin Peradotto, Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Fourth Department, Buffalo, New York * Roderick Quebral, Principal Counsel, Attorney Grievance Committee, Eighth Judicial District, Buffalo, New York.
Rochester: James T. Townsend (Local Chair), Partner, Remington, Gifford, Williams & Colicchio LLP, Rochester, New York * Mary Jo S. Korona, Partner, Leclair Korona Giordano Cole LLP, Rochester, New York * Sarah S. Merkel, The Wolford Law Firm LLP, Rochester, New York * Eugene Welch, Partner, Harris Chesworth O'Brien Johnstone & Welch LLP, Rochester, New York.
Westchester: Deborah A. Scalise (Local Chair), Partner, Scalise & Hamilton LLP, Scarsdale, New York * Gary Casella, Chief Counsel, Grievance Committee for the 9th Judicial District, White Plains, New York * Kathleen Donelli, Partner, McCarthy Fingar LLP, White Plains, New York * Hon. John W. Sweeny, Jr., Associate Justice, Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department, New York, New York.
New this Year: All program materials will be 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. Traditional printed course books can be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.
DirectionsFrom Buffalo-Niagara Int'l Airport: Exit the airport onto Rt. 33W and continue to the 90E. Take exit 50, Rt. 290W. Exit on Niagara Falls Blvd. exit 3 turn right.From the Canadian Border: (Peace Bridge) Take the 190N to the 290E to exit 3B, Niagara Falls Blvd. N (Rt. 62). Our hotel is just past the overpass on the right.From Niagara Falls Canada: (Rainbow Bridge) Take the 190S to the 290E to exit 3B, Niagara Falls Blvd. N (Rt 62). Our hotel is just past the overpass on the right.From the NYS Thruway (90) E or W: Exit 50, Rt. 290 W to exit 3, Niagara Falls Blvd. Turn right at the signal and right again into our parking lot.
The last day to pre-register online was December 9, 2012.
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