NYSBA Bridging the Gap | Continuing Legal Education Program | Available On-Demand by Segment


Please choose the December 2015 Bridging the Gap segment you are interested in:

Segment 1 | Plea Bargaining in DWI Cases - Problems and Pitfalls
Originally recorded December 2
Speaker: Jonathan D. Cohn, Esq. | Gerstenzang, O’Hern, Sills & Gerstenzang | Albany, NY | (1.5 skills)

Segment 2 | Alternative Dispute Resolution & Mediation
Originally recorded December 2
Speaker: Daniel M. Weitz, Esq. | Division of Professional and Court Services | Office of ADR and Court Improvement | New York State Unified Court System | New York City | (1.5 skills)

Segment 3 | Social Media Defamation | What You Tweet Can Get You Sued
Originally recorded December 2
Speakers: Marc Aaron Melzer, Esq. | Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney LLP | New York City and Shawndra G. Jones, Esq. | Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP | New York City | (1.0 areas of professional practice)

Segment 4 | Skillfully Handling Your First Deposition | 10 Tips for Success
Originally recorded December 2
Speakers: Mirna M. Santiago, Esq. | White Fleischner & Fino, LLP | White Plains, NY and Glenn A. Monk, Esq. and Matthew Bremner, Esq. | Harrington, Ocko & Monk, LLP | White Plains, NY | (1.5 skills)

Segment 5 | Handling Other People’s Money | Attorney Escrow Accounts 101 | Ethics Considerations
Originally recorded December 2
Speaker: Jay L. Hack, Esq. | Gallet Dreyer & Berkey LLP | New York City | (1.5 ethics)

Segment 6 | Elder Law Update | What You Need to Know about Long Term Care, Medicare and Medicaid
Originally recorded December 2
Speaker: Ellyn S. Kravitz, Esq. | Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP | New York City | (1.0 areas of professional practice)

Segment 7 | Basics of Employment Law | What You Need to Know about Hiring and Firing
Originally recorded December 3
Speaker: Jonathan A. Wexler, Esq. | Vedder Price, P.C. | New York City | (1.5 areas of professional practice)

Segment 8 | Accounting for Lawyers 101 | Understanding and Reviewing Financial Statements
Originally recorded December 3
Speaker: David L. Evans, Esq. | Albany, NY | (1.0 areas of professional practice)

Segment 9 | Reviewing a Residential Lease Agreement | Basic Considerations All Lawyers Should Know
Originally recorded December 3
Speaker: Hon. Matthew J. Turner | Troy City Court | Troy, NY | (1.5 skills)

Segment 10 | Lawyer Assistance Program | Prevention, Intervention and the NY Rules of Professional Conduct | What You Need to Know in New York
Originally recorded December 3
Speakers: Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. | Scalise & Hamilton, LLP | Scarsdale, NY and Gary M. Reing, Esq. | New York City and Patricia F. Spataro, LMHC | Director, Lawyer Assistance Program | Albany, NY | (1.5 ethics)

Segment 11 | Injured on the Job? What All Lawyers Should Know About Workers Comp
Originally recorded December 3
Speaker: Robert E. Grey, Esq. | Grey & Grey LLP | Farmingdale, NY | (1.0 areas of professional practice)

Segment 12 | E-Discovery in NYS and Federal Courts
Originally recorded December 3
Speaker: Steven C. Bennett, Esq. | Park Jensen Bennett LLP | New York City | (1.0 areas of professional practice)


For a list of all of the Bridging the Gap segments, visit the Young Lawyers Curriculum Page