Open to Pro Bono Attorneys, Judges, Small Firms and Solo Practitioners

October 14, 2015

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

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New York State Bar Association - Location of Simulcast

1 Elk St., Albany, NY, Great Hall, lunch on your own

New York State Courthouse - Location of Live Event

111 Center Street, Room 107, NYC, lunch provided

6.0 MCLE Credits: 5.5 Skills and 0.5 Ethics

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The program is presented free of charge.

This live broadcast from NYC to the New York State Bar Association will present panel discussions on best practices for effectively and ethically operating limited scope pro bono programs and a limited scope law practice serving low and moderate-income individuals.

Topics
  • Ethics of Limited Scope
  • Building Limited Scope Law Practices
  • Using Limited Scope Services for Pro Bono
  • Best Practices in providing limited services in advance, document preparation, ghost writing and limited court appearances
  • Benefits to Courts and Access to Justice  
Speakers:

Honorable Fern Fisher- Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for NYC Courts and Director of NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
Honorable Dina E. Fein- First Justice, Housing Court- Western Division, Massachusetts and Special Advisor for Access to Justice Initiative
Honorable Jean Schneider- Supervising Judge, Kings County Housing Court, New York Courts 
Hon. Peter Moulton- Administrative Judge, New York County Civil Court
Hon. Paul Alpert- Judge, Bronx County Civil Court
William Hornsby- Staff Counsel for the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services
Katie Latcher- Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP; and Adjunct Faculty, Columbia Law School
James Sandman- President, Legal Services Corporation
Laura Unflat- Solo Practitioner
Mike Williams- Clerk of Bronx County Family Court
Dora Galacatos- Fordham Law School
Kwaku Agyeman- NYC Supreme Court
Tracy McNeil- NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
Angela Britten- NYC Family Court
Mark Weliky- Queens County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
Sidney Cherubin- Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
Daphne Schlick- New York Legal Assistance Group
Anthony Antonelli- Paul Hastings LLP
Yacine Barry- NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
Laurie Milder- NYS Courts Access to Justice Program

Registration Information:

Registration will be through the NY Courts Access to Justice Program.  For more information, and to complete registration, email lawalacarte@nycourts.gov.

Sponsored by: 

NYS Courts Access to Justice Program
New York State Bar Association