Being Heard at Hearings - Local Criminal Court Practice CLE Program Series

Being Heard at Hearings - Local Criminal Court Practice CLE Program Series - Fall 2019

    Bail hearings, preliminary hearings, grand jury and suppression hearings are ripe with opportunities to humanize your client before the Court, gather critical information about the case, and eliminate illegal or improper information being submitted to a jury. The Being Heard at Bail Hearings CLE program focuses on effective Pre-Trial advocacy in the defense of an accused. We will examine each type of hearing and provide useful tactical tips to advance your client’s interests, obtain favorable plea offers, and allow the Court to feel Justice is being served by favorable defense rulings.

    Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association.

    Wednesday, September 11 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Glens Falls
    Monday, November 4 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Convene | NYC 
    Friday, November 15 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Delta Hotels by Marriott | Utica 

    3.5 MCLE Credits: 2.5 Areas of professional Practice; 1.0 Skills 

    NYSBA Member: $125 | Non-Member: $295
    Criminal Justice Section Member: FREE
    No longer a Criminal Justice Section member? Join today and attend this program free of charge.


    Learn more about the Being Heard at Hearings: Local Criminal Court Practice CLE program 

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    Topics include; 

    • Bail Hearings
    • Preliminary Hearings & Grand Jury Strategies
    • Suppression Hearings 

    Overall Planning Chair & Glens Falls Program Chair | Tucker C. Stanclift, Esq. | Stanclift Law PLLC
    NYC Program ChairAndrew M.J. Bernstein, Esq. | Bernstein, Clarke, & Moskovitz PLLC
    Utica Program ChairRobert G. Wells, Esq. | NYSACDL | Syracuse  


    Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys.  For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE
    Out of State Accreditation:
    This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
    Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed:
    Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the program WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.


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    If you have any questions about the content of this program, please contact Simone Smith, CLE Program Manager, or Bridget Donlon, CLE Program Coordinator.
    For any questions related to program registration, please conatct the NYSBA's Member Resource Center by email at MRC@nysba.org, or by phone at 800-582-2452.