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


Please choose the November/December 2016 Bridging the Gap segment you are interested in:


Segment 1 | Basics of Vehicle and Traffic Law in NYS:  Plea Bargaining, the DMV Point System, Upstate and Downstate Differences, Insurance Considerations
Originally Recorded November 30, 2016
Speaker: Jonathan D. Cohn, Esq. | Gerstenzang, Sills, Davis, Cohn & Gerstenzang | Albany, NY 
1.5 Skills Credits 

Segment 2 | Advising the Small Business Owner on Employee Handbooks, Commercial Leasing and Financing
Originally Recorded November 30, 2016
Speaker: Eugene W. Policastri, Esq. | Policastri Law Firm LLC | Rockville, MD
1.0 Skills Credits 

Segment 3 | Client Counseling in Elder Law | Medicare and Medicaid Applications
Originally Recorded November 30, 2016
Speaker: Ellyn S. Kravitz, Esq. | Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Wolf, LLP | NYC
1.5 Skills Credits 

Segment 4 | Cross Examination of an Expert Witness in a Medical Malpractice Case
Originally Recorded November 30, 2016
Speaker: Jeffrey B. Bloom, Esq. | Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz | NYC
1.5 Skills Credits 

Segment 5 | Products Liability 101
Originally Recorded November 30, 2016
Speaker: Dennis J. Brady, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla LLP | Garden City, NY
1.0 Areas of Professional Practice 

Segment 6 | Attorney as Agent | | Key Lawyering Tips for New Attorneys Breaking into the Field of Sports Management
Originally Recorded November 30, 2016
Speaker: David-Ross Williamson, Esq. | WilMelSport Agency | Boston, MA
0.5 Areas of Professional Practice

Segment 7 | Ethical Considerations in Representing Entrepreneurs 
Originally Recorded December 1, 2016 
Speaker: Cliff Ennico, Esq. | Law Offices of Clifford R. Ennico | Fairfield, CT
1.5 Ethics Credits 

Segment 8 | Trying Cases: Understanding the Mindset and Trial Platform Needed to Win
Originally Recorded December 1, 2016
Speaker: Patrick J. Higgins, Esq. | Couch White, LLP | Albany, NY
1.0 Areas of Professional Practice 

Segment 9 | Attorney Websites | What New Attorneys Need to Know about Marketing, Social Media, Attorney Advertising &  Rule 7.1 and Recent Ethics Opinions
Originally Recorded December 1, 2016
Speakers: Dr. Carol Schiro Greenwald, Ph.D. | MarketingPartners | Larchmont, NY
Tara C. Fappiano, Esq. | Havkins, Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale LLP | White Plains, NY
1.0 Ethics Credits 

Segment 10 | Collection Law 101
Originally Recorded December 1, 2016
Speaker: Robert J. Ansell, Esq. | SilvermanAcampora LLP | Jericho, NY
1.5 Areas of Professional Practice 

Segment 11 | Landlord Tenant Practice in New York State
Originally Recorded December 1, 2016
Speaker: Hon. Matthew J. Turner | Troy City Court | Troy, NY
1.0 Areas of Professional Practice 

Segment 12 | Municipal Law 101
Originally Recorded December 1, 2016
Speaker: Steven G. Leventhal, Esq. | Leventhal, Mullaney & Blinkoff, LLP 
1.0 Areas of Professional Practice 


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