Introductory Lessons on Ethics and Civility 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013
- Location -
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 a.m. 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
- Hypothetical Fact Patterns to Address Everyday Civility and Ethical Issues
12:45 p.m. ADJOURNMENT
4.0 ETHICS CREDITS
Long Island Faculty: John M. Brickman, Esq., Ackerman, Levine, Cullen, Brickman & Limmer, LLP, Great Neck, NY, Long Island Program Chair * Hon. Stephen Bucaria, Esq., Nassau County Supreme Court, Mineola, NY * Hon. Sharon M. J. Gianelli, Nassau County District Court, Hempstead, NY * Andrew J. Luskin, Esq., Ackerman, Levine, Cullen, Brickman & Limmer, LLP, Great Neck, NY * Christopher McDonough, Esq., McDonough and McDonough LLP, Garden City, NY * Hon. Erica Prager, District Court Of Nassau County, Hempstead, NY * David M. Wirtz, Esq., Littler Mendelson P.C., New York, NY.
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.
Directions(Exit 49 off LI Expy to Rte 110 South. Hotel is ahead one mile on right hand side)
The last day to pre-register online was April 18, 2013.
Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: