Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy | LPM CLE Webcast
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy - Emergency
Preparedness for Lawyers
NYSBA CLE Live Program and Webcast
(1.0 areas of professional practice and/or law practice
Sponsored by the
Law Practice Management Committee and the Committee on Continuing Legal
Education of the
New York State Bar Association
The New York State
Bar Association Law Practice Management Committee and the Committee on
Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present a CLE webcast
on Wednesday April 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. on
Lessons Learned from Superstorm Sandy - Emergency Preparedness for
crisis can be difficult to manage and can jeopardize your law practice.
Planning ahead is essential to providing competent representation and
preventing disciplinary problems. Most law firms know they need a
disaster recovery plan, but don’t have one. Maybe your firm has
started its emergency planning procedures, but how can you be certain it
is comprehensive or that you are not overlooking important functions,
contingencies and considerations? Without an effective and customized
plan, your firm is at risk.
This program will
Law Practice Continuity -
Prepare for retirement, disability or other planned or unplanned
interruptions in the practice of law
The Ethical Risk –
Don't risk your good standing status by neglecting to plan
Preparedness Manuals, Action Plans and Checklists - Best practices
in emergency planning and disaster recovery for law firms
Physical Facilities: Knowledge of the physical layout of your
premises is critical to safe evacuation of personnel, retrieval of
important documents and equipment, restoration of services, and planning
to repair or rebuild
Records Protection, Retention and Storage: A records disaster
recovery program identifies and protects records encompassing vital
files, documents (hard copy and electronic) and information necessary
for a law firm to maintain business continuity in case of a disaster or
Chaired by Marian C. Rice, Esq. this program will provide an overview
of emergency preparedness for lawyers.
This program will be streamed as a live CLE Webcast. If you register
for the CLE Webcast, you will be able to view the program video online
and email questions during the live program. You will also have access
to the program archive.
Be advised that during the webcast, program
verification codes will be displayed on the screen and
announced. In order to receive MCLE credit, you will need to
print the MCLE Attestation Form and write down the program codes. You
will receive your MCLE certificate via email. Please be sure to provide
your email address when registering.
In the event that you miss any portion of the
program, the archive will be posted online. All pre-registered
CLE webcast registrants will have access to the online archive file. You
will be able to view the archive online, on-demand at your
Please note: Newly admitted attorneys may not
receive MCLE credit for their participation in CLE Webcasts.
The last day to pre-register online was April 16, 2013.
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