2010 Women on the Move

Thursday, April 29, 2010

- Location -
State Bar Center
One Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 463-3200

12:00 p.m.
Luncheon

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CLE Program

4.5 MCLE Credits
2.0 credits in skills, 1.5 credits in areas of professional practice; 1.0 credit in ethics

Sponsored by the
Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Antitrust Law Section, the Business Law Section, the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, the General Practice Section, the Health Law Section, the Municipal Law Section, the Trusts & Estates Law Section, the Young Lawyers Section, the Committee on Women in the Law of the New York State Bar Association and the
Capital District Women's Bar Association.

Agenda

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     
Networking Luncheon

1:00 p.m.   
Welcome and Introduction

1:05 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Keynote Presentation


Speaker:
Kathryn Grant Madigan, Esq.
Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP, Binghamton
Past President, New York State Bar Association

1:30 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Leadership in the 21st Century
Focusing on leadership styles, leadership attributes, and the concept that leadership is a skill that requires constant self-evaluation and fine-tuning, this segment will help you become a better leader and a better lawyer.  


Panelists:

I. Javette Hines, Esq., Citi Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Program, Citigroup Inc.
Hon. Karen K. Peters, Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Lynne Marie Finn, President/CEO, Superior Staff Resources, Inc.

3:10 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.       
Refreshment Break

3:20 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.             
Social Networking Ethical Concerns
This panel will focus on the ethical issues that arise in online social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.  How much is too much information?  How do you keep private information from becoming public knowledge?  Can you establish a profile for your firm and request “friends”?  What are the boundaries for advertising and seeking new business?  

Panelists:
Hon. Kathleen B. Hogan, District Attorney, Warren County 
Linda J. Clark, Esq., Hiscock & Barclay LLP, Albany

4:10 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.             
Legal Considerations for the 21st Century Practitioner: Health Care, Sexual Harassment and the ADEA
Addressing critical topics which have a significant impact on both you and your clients, panelists will provide an overview of relevant labor and employment issues. Panelists will cover the Age Discrimination Employment Act, sexual harassment and recent developments in health care.

Panelists:
Deborah L. Kelly, Esq., Special Counsel, Hodgson Russ LLP, Albany 
Patricia L. R. Rodriguez, Esq., Law Office of Patricia L. R. Rodriguez, Schenectady
Professor Donna E. Young, Albany Law School of Union University, Albany

4.5 MCLE Credits
2.0 credits in skills, 1.5 credits in areas professional practice; 1.0 credit in ethics


Program Faculty


Overall Planning Co-Chairs

I. Javette Hines, Esq.
Citi Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Program
Citigroup Inc.

Deborah L. Kelly, Esq.
Special Counsel, Hodgson Russ LLP, Albany

Panelists/Speakers

Linda J. Clark, Esq., Hiscock & Barclay LLP, Albany * I. Javette Hines, Esq., Citi Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Program, Citigroup Inc., Hartsdale * Lynne Marie Finn, President/CEO, Superior Staff Resources, Inc. * Hon. Kathleen B. Hogan, Warren County District Attorney, Lake George * Deborah L. Kelly, Esq., Special Counsel, Hodgson Russ LLP, Albany * Kathryn Grant Madigan, Esq., Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP, Binghamton * Hon. Karen Peters, Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department * Patricia L. R. Rodriguez, Esq.,Law Office of Patricia L. R. Rodriguez, Schenectady *  Professor Donna E. Young, Albany Law School of Union University, Albany