A SPRING WEEKEND IN LONG ISLAND
Friday, April 24 – Sunday, April 26, 2015
The Second Department Chapter of the General Practice Section invites you to a weekend getaway!
- Tour and tastings at Long Island Wineries
- Private Screening of “SHELLSHOCKED” documentary on wild oysters in NY Harbor, with MCLE Program
- Reception at Atlantis Aquarium/Ballroom
- ...And More!
Co-Sponsors: Suffolk County Bar Association | NYSBA Environmental Law Section
Welcome spring on Long Island with a weekend getaway with your colleagues!
Join the NYSBA General Practice Section’s Second Department Chapter, the Environmental Law Section, and the Suffolk County Bar Association for a spring event
The event will kick off Friday afternoon at Atlantis Aquarium with a film screening and MCLE program of local and broad-based interest: SHELLSHOCKED: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves (1.5
credits in professional practice, for all attorneys), followed by a seafood reception.
Saturday’s schedule features tours of attorney-owned and local vineyards and other regional attractions. Vintage Rock-a-Fellers cigars will be available after dinner to roll cigars for the group (at
Don’t miss this opportunity for a fun-filled weekend with fellow attorneys in your area! Local, upstate, and out-of-state attorneys and guests are welcome.
Friday, April 24:
4:30-5:45 pm | SHELLSHOCKED -- Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves
Atlantis Aquarium | Ballroom | Hotel: 431 East Main St., Riverhead, NY
Film screening and MCLE program highlighting the legal issues surrounding efforts to restore the wild oyster population in New York Harbor (1.5 MCLE credits in Areas of Professional Practice for all attorneys)
Emily V. Driscoll (Producer of SHELLSHOCKED: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves)
Aram V. Terchunian, M.Sc. (Coastal Geologist, First Coastal Corporation)
Raymond J. Dowd, Esq. (Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller, New York, NY)
6:00-8:00 pm | Seafood Reception
Saturday, April 25:
9:30 am - 6:30 pm Wine Tasting Tour
9:30 am | Bus departs from Hotel Indigo
10:00 am | Breakfast and tasting at Sparkling Pointe Winery
12:00 pm | Tasting at Osprey’s Dominion
1:15 pm | Explore Jamesport (Lunch on your own)
4:00 pm | Tasting at Dilberto’s Winery
5:30 pm | Stop at Briemere Farms
6:30 pm | Arrive back at Hotel Indigo
8:00 pm Dinner Buffet
With Vintage Rock-a-Fellers Cigar Group roller (optional)
Sunday, April 26:
Check out after breakfast (on your own)
Hotel Accommodations: (Reserve by March 30th to Guarantee Rate!)
Accommodations by Hotel Indigo East End
1830 Route 25 • Riverhead, New York 11901
Check-in time: 3:00pm
Check-out time: 11:00am
Attendees must make hotel reservations directly by calling (631) 369-2200. Please identify yourself as being part of the NYSBA group. The room rate is guaranteed through March 30, 2015, then is subject to availability of space and prevailing guest room rate. See Registration Form and Hotel Indigo Website for further details.
Registration Fee (Friday and Saturday):
Law Student: $60
Non-Member Attorney: $175
Non-Attorney Guest: $125
*Member of the NYSBA General Practice or Environmental Law Sections, or a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association
Can't attend the full weekend? No problem. Register just for Friday or Saturday. (See Registration Form for details)
Contact GeneralPractice@nysba.org, or call Kathy Plog at (518) 487-5681.