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    • Rescheduled Annual Meeting Dates

      RESCHEDULED MEETING DATES

      All registrations made for Tuesday, January 27th, will be honored for the new dates listed below.  If you plan on attending, no further action is required.  Refunds are available for those who cannot attend on the new dates. Please email sbsc@nysba.org or call the Association at (800) 582-2452 to request a refund or to register for an event if you were not previously registered. Pre-registration is required; no on-site registration is available.

      For room accommodations at the Hilton, call 800-445-8667  and state that you are attending a rescheduled NYSBA Annual meeting event to receive the $179.00 rate. 


      ELDER LAW AND SPECIAL NEEDS SECTION

      Annual Update on Elder Law; Using SNT's for Lump Sums: Beyond Medicaid and SSI; Changes to Medicaid Long Term Care (MLTC, FIDA, Immediate Need); Nursing Home Issues; Annuities.

      Monday, February 9th, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown. 

      The program will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will end at 6:25 p.m., followed by a reception from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


      ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS AND SPORTS LAW SECTION


      • The TMZ Effect: The Legal Issues and Consequences for the Sports and Entertainment Industry Arising Out of the Unexpected Release of Purported Private Information to the Public
      • Athletes, Attorneys and the NFL (New-Fangled Licensing): Sports Licensing in Light of Recent Decisions, New Channels of Commerce, and Emerging Technologies

      Monday, February 9th, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown.

      The program will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will end at 5:30 p.m., followed by a reception from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. offsite at Bill's Bar and Burger.


      GENERAL PRACTICE SECTION AND THE COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE

      CPLR Update; Sanctions By Court or Arbitrator in Civil/Criminal Proceedings and Implications For Professional Discipline; Hot Tips From the Experts.

      To Be Announced.

      INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW SECTION

      Advertising—Advertising and Social Media Compliance Realities; Litigation—Approaching ITC Proceedings; U.S. Patent—Post-Grant Review: Lessons Learned; Trade Secrets: Emerging Issues; International—Practical Considerations: Registering a Trademark Internationally; Supreme Court: IP Year in Review; Ethics.

      Monday, February 9th, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown.

      The program will begin at 8:45 a.m. and will end at 5:30 p.m., followed by a reception from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. onsite.  The luncheon will be held from be 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm.  

      Click Here for Additional Information on this Meeting and Updated Program and Registration Information


      SENIOR LAWYERS SECTION

      Utilizing Special Needs Trusts (First Party and Self Settled); Education and School Issues Affecting Children With Disabilities; Utilizing Article 17A and Article 81 Guardianships For Disabled Children; Housing Issues For Disabled Children; Medicaid/SSI/SSD Eligibility Issues for Disabled Children.

      Monday, February 9th, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown. 

      The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 1:00 p.m.


      TAX SECTION

      Capital Structure Choices and How They Impact Corporate Transactions; Inversions; Contingent Consideration in M&A Transactions; Recent Changes in New York Corporate Tax Law; Hot Topics in Partnership Taxation; Emerging Issues in International Tax.

      Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at the New York Hilton Midtown. 

      The program will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 3:45 p.m. Registration, Business meeting and Election of Officers will begin at 8:30 a.m.   

       

  • About the NYSCBL

    About the New York State Conference of Bar Leaders

    The New York State Conference of Bar Leaders (NYSCBL) is first and foremost an organization for bar leaders dedicated to providing a forum for the exchange of information and ideas. 

    The Conference works to advance the objectives of the organized bar, encourages communication and collaboration among bar associations, promotes leadership development for present and future bar leaders, hosts workshops and programs that provide educational opportunities and foster networking. 

    About the Conference

    At a Glance

    2014 – 2015 Executive Council

    2014 – 2015 Events Calendar

    New Officers 

    Past Chairs

    Congratulations to the 2014 New York State Conference of Bar Leader's Innovation Award Winners! 

    Small Bar Association Category:

    The New Rochelle Bar Association for their Lawyers in the Classroom program

    Large Bar Association Category:

    New York County Lawyers Association for their State Central Registry (SCR) Pro Bono Project

    Please click here to for the Bar Leader's Breakfast and Innovation Awards Registration Form 

    Please click here for the Conference of Bar Leader's Directory of Bar Associations in New York State 

    Bar Leader Update Form 







  • NYSCBL Fall Workshop

    Conference of Bar Leader's Fall Workshop

    Topic:  Connecting in the Capital
    Location: State Bar Center, One Elk Street Albany, New York 12207

    With the advent of the 2015 New York State Legislative session, come to the capital for expert advice on
    how to strategize your legislative agenda. Workshop and working dinner Thursday, with plans to tour
    various legislators’ offices at the Capitol on Friday.


  • Bar Leaders Innovation Award
    2013NYSCBLInnovationAwards.pdf