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Holiday Inn Amherst
1881 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Amherst, NY 14228
This program carries 4.0 MCLE credits in
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.
9:10 a.m. - 9:50
I. WHAT’S NEW For 2013 on ETHICS?
9:50 a.m. - 10:30
CIVILITY IN EVERYDAY LAWYERING: WHAT ARE THE BASIC LESSONS TO BE
- The Civility Rules
- The Uncivil Adversary
- Civility vs. Aggressiveness
- Law Firm Civility Issues
10:30 a.m. - 10:40
10:40 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
III. COLLOQUIUM ON ETHICS AND CIVILITY
Fact Patterns to Address Everyday Civility and Ethical
4.0 ETHICS CREDITS
Buffalo Faculty: David G.
Brock., Esq., Jaeckle Fleischmann &
Mugel, LLP, Buffalo, NY, Buffalo Program Chair * Kathleen M. Sweet,
Esq., Gibson McAskill & Crosby LL, Buffalo, NY * Roderick
Quebral, Esq., Attorney Grievance Committees
Fourth Dept., Buffalo, NY * Cheryl Smith Fisher, Esq., Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP, Buffalo, NY
* Ralph L. Halpern,
Fleischmann & Mugel, LLP, Buffalo, NY * Hon. Jeremiah J.
McCarthy, United States District Court,
From 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 April 11, 2013.
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