- Location -
The New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Can’t attend in person? The program at
this location is also available via simultaneous live webcast
Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the
program in person
to receive New York MCLE credit.
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
II. CIVILITY IN EVERYDAY LAWYERING: WHAT ARE THE BASIC LESSONS TO
- 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
-Hypothetical Fact Patterns to Address Everyday
Civility and Ethical Issues
4.0 ETHICS CREDITS
York Faculty: Vincent J. Syracuse, Esq., Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, New York,
NY, Overall Program Planning Chair and New York City Chair, Mark C.
Zauderer, Esq., Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP, New York,
NY * Hal R.
Lieberman, Esq., Hinshaw & Culbertson LL,
New York, NY * Jamie B. W. Stecher, Esq., Tannenbaum
Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, New York, NY
* Jeremy R.
Feinberg, Esq., Office of Court
Administration, New York, NY * Victor J. Rocco, Esq.,Hafetz Necheles & Rocco, New York, NY *
Hon. Barbara R. Kapnick, Supreme Court New York County, New York,
COURSE MATERIALS FOR NYSBA CLE PROGRAMS ARE NOW DISTRIBUTED
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
Traditional printed course books may be ordered at the program site
for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program
By Subway: The closest subway station is "34th Street Penn Station" for
A, C and E train.
The last day to pre-register online was April 25, 2013.
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