YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A CLE SYMPOSIUM AND
RECEPTION TO MEET THE JUSTICES OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION, THIRD
DEPARTMENT AND TO HEAR THEIR PERSPECTIVES ON BRIEF WRITING AND ORAL
Sponsored by the New York State Bar
Association’s Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction and
Committee on Continuing Legal Education and
* Albany County Bar Association *
* Broome County Bar Association *
* Capital District Black & Hispanic Bar
* Capital District Women's Bar Association
* Columbia County Bar Association *
* Finger Lakes Women's Bar Association *
* Franklin County Bar Association *
* Saratoga County Bar Association
* Schenectady County Bar Association *
* Ulster County Bar Association *
* Warren County Bar Association *
This basic-to-intermediate course
may be used for MCLE credit of 2.0 hours in “Skills” by all
attorneys, including those who are newly admitted (less than 24
The Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction and the Committee on
Continuing Legal Education are pleased to invite you to a special event
to which all the justices of the Appellate Division, Third Department
have been invited. Experienced appellate lawyers will ask the justices
detailed questions on general appellate practice and their
recommendations, tips, and dos and don’ts for effective brief
writing and oral argument in the Third Department.
This program will focus not on rules, but
rather on specific practice in the Third Department and what you should
know about brief writing and advocacy techniques in order to have the
greatest chance of success in that court. The reception at the
conclusion of the CLE presentation will provide us the opportunity to
welcome the new members of the court and to visit with the long-time
members of the court and our colleagues.
The Justices of the Appellate Division, Third Department
Hon. Karen K. Peters, Presiding
Justice Hon. Thomas E. Mercure
Hon. Robert S. Rose
Hon. John A. Lahtinen
Hon. Leslie E. Stein
Hon. Edward O. Spain
Hon. William E. McCarthy
Hon. Elizabeth A. Garry
Hon. John C. Egan, Jr.
Cynthia F. Feathers, Esq. (Co-Chair) Attorney at Law
Denise A. Hartman, Esq. (Co-Chair) Assistant Solicitor General, Division of Appeals and
Office of the New York Attorney General
Stuart M. Cohen, Esq. Attorney at Law
George J. Hoffman, Jr., Esq. Allen & Desnoyers, LLP
Alan J. Pierce, Esq. Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Robert A. Rausch, Esq. Maynard, O'Connor, Smith & Catalinotto LLP
Nicholas E. Tishler, Esq. Attorney at Law
FROM NORTH: I-87 South (Northway) to Exit 4. At end of exit turn left
onto Old Wolf Road. Continue on Old Wolf Road to end and turn left onto
Albany Shaker Road. At next light turn right onto Wolf Road. Hotel is
ahead 1/2 mile on left. *Directly across from Olive Garden Restaurant
(on right) FROM SOUTH: Travel I-87 (NYS Thruway) to Exit 24. Exit toll
booth and continue for 100 yards and join I-87N (Northway) at Exit 1N.
Follow I-87N for 3 miles to Exit 4 (Wolf Road-Albany Airport). At foot
of exit take a right at light onto Wolf Road. The Alany Marriott will be
1/2 mile on the left. FROM EAST: Travel I-90 West to Exit B1 (alternate
Route 90). Continue on I-90 for 15 miles to Exit 1N (I-87N) Exit 4 (Wolf
Road). Bear right leaving exit and turn right onto Wolf Road. Hotel is
ahead 1/2 mile on left. FROM WEST: NYS Thruway (I-90 East) to Exit 24.
Exit toll and join I-87N (Northway) Exit 1N. Continue on I-87N for 3
miles to Exit 4 (Wolf Road). Bear right leaving exit and turn right onto
Wolf Road. Hotel is ahead 1/2 on left. FROM ALBANY COUNTY AIRPORT: Bear
left at first light leaving terminal, turning onto Albany-Shaker Road.
Proceed east to Wolf Road, turn right (5th light). Hotel is 1/2 mile
ahead on left.**Taxi/Rental cars are available at the Airport -- OR use
courtesy phone at the baggage claim for complimentary shuttle service.**
FROM AMTRAK STATION (Rensselaer): Leaving terminal, bear left 3 times,
following signs to I-787N to I-90 West to I-87 North Exit 4 (Wolf Road).
Bear right leaving exit and turn right onto Wolf Road. Hotel is ahead
1/2 mile on left. FROM DOWNTOWN ALBANY BUS TERMINAL: Leaving bus
terminal, follow signs to I-787N. Take I-90 West to I-87N (Northway)
Exit 4 (Wolf Road). Bear right leaving exit and turn right onto Wolf
Road. Hotel is ahead 1/2 mile on left.
Note: Group or other discounts, CLE Passes and Coupons may
not be used for this program.
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