Intro to Civil Practice Skills: Torts, Personal Injury and Insurance Law

Intro to Civil Practice Skills: Torts, Personal Injury and Insurance Law

New York City | Thursday, May 30, 2018 | CFA Society New York | 1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036
Albany & Webcast | Thursday, June 7, 2018 | New York State Bar Association | 1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207
Buffalo | Friday, June 8, 2018 | Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst | 5020 Main Street | Amherst, NY 14226
Melville, Long Island | Friday, June 8, 2018 | Melville Marriott | 1350 Walt Whitman Road | Melville, NY 11747

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at all locations.

6.0 MCLE Credits in Skills

Not Able to Attend in Person?
This program will be streamed as a live webcast on: Thursday, June 7, 2018*

The recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.


Program Description
Featuring a newly revised agenda, this full-day basic program is designed for both newly-admitted attorneys, as well as more experienced attorneys, interested in learning or reviewing the issues confronting those who litigate cases involving a wide range of personal injury or insurance claims, whether incurred in an automobile accident, an accident at commercial or personal premises, or on a sidewalk. Experienced faculty members will discuss the law, skills, issues and practice pointers for litigating personal injury and insurance cases.

Attorneys who have attended past Practical Skills: Basic Tort and Insurance Law Practice programs can attend this program for MCLE credit.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand or refresh your skills!

Who Should Attend: Civil litigators, both Plaintiff and Defense; Personal injury attorneys; Insurance company attorneys; Newly-admitted attorneys; Experienced attorneys

Please click here to view the detailed Program Agenda

- The Lawsuit: Venue, Pleadings & Discovery
- Premises Liability: Burden of Proof and Defenses
- Auto Insurance Claims and SUM
- Insurance Coverage Fundamentals - Why It's Important to Every Claim
- Mediation & Trial: Perspectives from the Defense and Plaintiff's Bar
- Taking, Perfecting and Arguing the Appeal

Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Chair
Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Esq.
 | Island Companies

Overall Program Chair
Joanna M. Roberto, Esq.  | Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP   

Local Chairs




Long Island

Program Co-Sponsors
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

NYSBA Members: $175
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Members: $135
Non Members: $275

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Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.