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  • Summer 2018 TICL
    TICL Summer Meeting in Ireland: July 22-25, 2018 Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
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    Photo Gallery - TICL/Trial Annual Meeting Dinner Click image to view photos from the TICL and Trial Lawyers Sections' event in January 2018
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  • AM 2018 Save the Date
  • Upcoming Events
    • March 29, 2018: TICL Reception Welcoming Presiding Justice Elizabeth A. Garry

      Please join us for a reception to honor

      Presiding Justice Elizabeth A. Garry
      Appointed January 1, 2018 by Governor Andrew Cuomo as the 16th Presiding Justice of the Third Department

      March 29, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.
      New York State Bar Center 
      One Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207

      TICL Section members: Free | Non-Members: $25

      View Details and Register >

    • March-April 2018: Premises Liability


      This program will provide you a thorough understanding of the constantly changing and information-specific laws in New York State regarding the various and numerous incidents that result in premises liability. Learn about trip, slip and fall liability issues, general insurance considerations for premises claims, liability for sporting activities, and tavern owner liability. New and experienced attorneys alike will benefit from this program!

      Register today and guarantee your seat at the program!

      Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section.

      Buffalo:                                                                       Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
      Wednesday, March 28, 2018                                      5020 Main Street
                                                                                          Amherst, NY 14226    

      New York City:                                                           CFA Society New York
      Wednesday, March 28, 2018                                     1540 Broadway Suite 1010
                                                                                          New York, NY 10036
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      Albany and Webcast:                                                 New York State Bar Association
      Wednesday, April 11, 2018                                       One Elk Street
                                                                                         Albany, NY 12207   

      The Agenda is available at: 

      6.5 MCLE Credits: 1.0 Skills, 5.5 Areas of Professional Practice  

      NYSBA Member: $175.00 | Non-Member: $275.00
      Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section Member: $135.00 

    • April 26 Emerging Liability Issues for the Healthcare Industry

      Emerging Liability Issues for the Healthcare Industry 

      Thursday, April 26th | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast
      New York State Society of CPA's | 14 Wall Street | 19th Floor | NYC 
      3.0 MCLE Credits: 3.0 Skills

    • May 2018 Insurance Coverage Update 2018

      Insurance Coverage Update 2018

      Friday, May 11th
       | Buffalo
      Friday, May 11th | Long Island 
      Friday, May 11th | Albany
      Friday, May 18th | NYC
      9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at all locations.
      7.0 MCLE Credits

    • June 2018 Intro to Civil Practice Skills: Torts, Personal Injury and Insurance Law

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

      Wednesday, May 30th
       | NYC & Webcast
      Thursday, June 7th | Albany 
      Friday, June 8th | Buffalo
      Friday, June 8th | Long Island
      9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at all locations.
      6.0 MCLE Credits

    • July 22 - 25, 2018: Summer Meeting at Powerscourt Hotel, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

      JULY 22 - 25, 2018

      Summer 2018 TICL

      Join us in the shadows of the Great Sugar Loaf Mountain at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa in Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland.  Recently named Ireland's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards, outstanding among luxury five star hotels in Ireland, the hotel sits on the grounds of Powerscourt Estate, one of the most scenic and historic properties in Ireland, the Palladian elegance and breathtaking views along with two championship golf courses and a 30,000-square foot luxury spa by ESPA are among the hotels distinctive attractions. 

      Additional Information coming soon along with Sponsorship Information.

      Questions?  Contact Catheryn Teeter, or call 518-487-5573.

  • About the Section

    Welcome! The Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to welcome Section members and visitors. Among the resources available for Section members on this site are Section publications and access to the TICL Section's private online professional community. Section members receive the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Journal  and the Construction & Surety Law Division's newsletter, Deconstruction, as a benefit of membership.

    Meet the Chair:  


    Timothy J. Fennell, Esq. (View profile)
    Amdursky, Pelky Fennell & Wallen, P.C., | Oswego, NY

    2018 Officers
    CHAIR:  Timothy J. Fennell, Esq.,
    Amdursky, Pelky, Fennell and Wallen, PC (Oswego)

    VICE-CHAIR:  James P. O'Connor, Esq., Maroney O'Connor LLP (New York)
    SECRETARY: Lori E. Petrone, Esq., Kenney Shelton Liptak Novak LLP (Buffalo)
    TREASURER:  Brendan Francis Baynes, Esq., The Baynes Law Firm PLLC (Ravena)

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    As a member of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, you have access to our journals, MCLE programs, networking events with members of the bench and bar, and online community. But there is more. Our section hosts over 15 committees in substantive areas of law, as well as two Divisions. As a member of our section, they are free to join. Please consider getting involved with one or more committees or divisions (view committees and divisions). There is no required time commitment to join a committee or division, but active participation is encouraged. Please also tell your colleagues about us and give them a copy of TICL's brochure.

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    Welcome to the TICL section Community!

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    What are Communities? 

    NYSBA Communities are private, online professional networks for members. Communities are built on the concept of listserves, allowing for member-to-member communication across the Section, but they also offer enhanced features for networking and participation, including personalized member profiles, a member directory, and a shared online document library.

    How Can I Use It?
    Communities are seamlessly integrated with you can use your NYSBA member login and password. To access the TICL Section Community, you must be a member of the TICL Section. (Not a member? Join here. Dues are only $40/year with NYSBA membership.) You can interact with Communities via the online interface, by email, in NYSBA's LawHUB, or via a mobile app, at your preference. To download the app, search for "NYSBA Communities" in the Apple or Google Play Store.

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