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Bridging the Gap-BUFF Video Conference

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Start Date:
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
End Date:
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time


PROGRAM LOCATION

The Conference Center Niagara Falls
101 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
(716) 278-2103

 

NOTE: You cannot receive MCLE credit for this program if you attended the October 2012 program.

Recent Graduates/Newly Admitted Attorneys (less than 24 months):

Earn 16.0 New York MCLE Credits and satisfy your annual MCLE requirement by attending this two-day program!

Video Conference Format IS approved for MCLE credit for newly admitted attorneys!

Special rate* available - see details under Program Pricing!

Experienced attorneys:

Earn 16.0 New York MCLE Credits while you explore your interest in other areas of practice.

Program faculty will speak from the New York City location and will be broadcast live to other locations in an interactive video conference format, allowing "real time" interaction between all locations.This program (including the video conference format) is approved for MCLE credit for newly admitted attorneys in all locations.

Co-sponsored by the Young Lawyers Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association

NYSBA Committee on Continuing Legal Education is an accredited provider in the States of New York, California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

AGENDA

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013

8:30-9:00    REGISTRATION

9:00-10:15(1.5 skills)
1. BASIC CONCEPTS IN DRAFTING CONTRACTS
Vincent R. Martorana, Esq. |Reed Smith LLP, New York, NY

10:15-10:25    BREAK

10:25-11:40 (1.5 professional practice)
2. HOW TO HANDLE A DWI CASE IN NEW YORK STATE
Thomas J. O'Hern, Esq. | Gerstenzang, O'Hern, Hickey, Sills & Gerstenzang, Albany, NY

11:40-12:30 (1.0 professional practice)
3. MATRIMONIAL ACTIONS
Jenifer M. Wharton, Esq. | Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP, Schenectady, NY

12:30-1:30    LUNCH (on your own)

1:30-2:45 (1.5 ethics)
4. ETHICAL ISSUES: FEES, RETAINERS, ESCROW ACCOUNTS, ADVERTISING AND WEBSITES
Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. | Scalise & Hamilton, LLP, Scarsdale, NY

2:45-2:55    BREAK

2:55-3:45 (1.0 professional practice)
5. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
Mindy H. Stern, Esq. | Schoeman Updike Kaufman Stern & Ascher LLP, New York, NY

3:45-5:00 (1.5 skills)
6. FUNDAMENTALS OF DEPOSITIONS
W. Russell Corker, Esq. | Law Offices of W. Russell Corker, Huntington, NY

5:00 A   DJOURNMENT

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013

8:30-9:00    REGISTRATION

9:00-10:15 (1.5 professional practice)
7. AUTOMOBILE LITIGATION: NO-FAULT LAW & BODILY INJURY CLAIMS IN LIGHT OF SERIOUS INJURY THRESHOLD REQUIREMENTS
Robert A. Glick, Esq. | Brand, Glick & Brand, PC, Garden City, NY

10:15-10:25    BREAK

10:25-11:40 (1.5 skills)
8. ELDER LAW
Ellyn S. Kravitz, Esq. | Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger, LLP, New York, NY

11:40-12:30 (1.0 professional practice)
9. BECOMING CONVERSANT WITH PATENT AND TRADEMARK ISSUES
George R. McGuire, Esq. | Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Syracuse, NY

12:30-1:30    LUNCH (on your own)

1:30-2:45 (1.5 skills)
10. HEALTH LAW FUNDAMENTALS
Alexander G. Bateman, Jr., Esq. | Ruskin Moscou & Faltischek PC, Uniondale, NY

2:45-2:55    BREAK

2:55-3:45 (1.0 professional practice)
11. AN OVERVIEW ON JUDGMENT ENFORCEMENT

Robert J. Ansell, Esq. | Silverman Acampora LLP, Jericho, NY

3:45-5:00 (1.5 ethics)
12. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR BUSINESS AND TRANSACTIONAL LAWYERS
Clifford R. Ennico, Esq. | Law Offices of Clifford R. Ennico, Fairfield, CT

5:00    ADJOURNMENT

MCLE CREDITS
NEW YORK -- 16.0 Total Credits (7.0 Professional Practice, 6.0 Skills, 3.0 Ethics)

NYSBA Committee on Continuing Legal Education is an accredited provider in the States of New York, California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED.
Under theNew York State Continuing Legal Education BoardRegulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot receive MCLE credit for a program segment unless they are present for the entire segment. Persons who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment will not receive credit for that segment.

This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by theState Bar of California and the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Boardfor 10.5 credit hours of substantive law and 2.5 credit hours of ethics. All inquiries regarding MCLE credits may be directed to (518) 487-5606.

This program has been approved by theBoard on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jerseyfor 16.0 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 3.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, and 0.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law and/ or matrimonial law. This course does not qualify under any of the nine specified new admit areas, in five of which New Jersey attorneys admitted in 2009 or thereafter, in their first full two-year compliance period, must take 15 of their 24 required credit hours (see BCLE Reg. 201:2).

This course includes 0.0 credit hours for theContinuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements of New York and New Jersey CPAs. Sponsor numbers: New York: 000026; New Jersey: 20CE00099900.

The New York State Bar Association's Committee on Continuing Legal Education has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an accredited provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

 

ELECTRONIC COURSE MATERIALS (ECM)

COURSE MATERIALS FOR NYSBA CLE PROGRAMS ARE NOW DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONICALLY!

All program materials are distributed exclusively online in searchable PDF format, allowing attendees more flexibility in storing this information and allowing you to copy and paste relevant portions of the materials for specific use in your practice. A CLE NotePad © (paper) will be provided to all attendees at the live program site. The CLE NotePad © includes lined pages for taking notes on each topic, as well as any PowerPoint presentations submitted prior to printing.

Prior to a scheduled program date, all registrants will receive an email message containing a hyperlink that when clicked will provide you with access to the complete course materials in a searchable PDF format which can be downloaded to your computer using the "Save As" option under your "File" tab. Printing the complete materials is not required for attending the program. Online materials are updated periodically to reflect last minute submissions from program faculty, guaranteeing that you will always have the latest version of the materials.

Traditional printed course books may be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.

PROGRAM LOCATION

Tuesday - Wednesday, October 1 - 2, 2013

Buffalo Video Conference| The Conference Center Niagara Falls | 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 | (716) 278-2103

Click here to register online for the Buffalo / Niagara Falls program

All formats (live and video conference) ARE approved for MCLE credit for all attorneys, including newly admitted (less than 24 months!)

Additional locations are also available:

Albany Video Conference

New York City

Important Note:If you plan to pre-register within 10 days of the program or register at the door, please call us at (800) 582-2452 or in Albany and surrounding area, dial (518) 463-3724, to verify that the program is not sold out or that the date or location has not been changed. Those who pre-register in advance of the program will automatically be notified of any such changes and will receive a full refund up to the day prior to the program, if they cannot attend and notify us of their cancellation. Please pre-register as early as possible.

PROGRAM PRICING

NYSBA Member- $420 ($435 after September 21)

Non-Member- $695 ($710 after September 21)

Special Rate*- $295 ($310 after September 21 - to receive this special rate, you MUST):
1) Be a recent grad or newly admitted attorneys (admitted October 2011 or later)
2) Be a NYSBA member
3) Register by phone (online registration is NOT available for the special rate). Call the State Bar Service Center at 800-582-2452 to register.

Please Note:

CLE seminar coupons and complimentary passes CANNOT be used for this program

Registration fees for live programs increase ten days prior to the program date

You cannot receive MCLE credit for this program if you attended the October 2012 program.

THIS PROGRAM IS APPROVED FOR NEW YORK MCLE FOR ALL ATTORNEYS.

IMPORTANT NOTICE--PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED:
Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines,  attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment.  Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.

Directions

FROM BUFFALO: Take the I-190 North towards Niagara Falls Merge onto the Robert Moses Parkway North Exit - Exit #21 Stay in the right hand lane on the Robert Moses Parkway and exit towards city traffic" At the second traffic light, turn left onto Rainbow Blvd Turn right onto Third Street

FROM ALBANY & AREAS EAST: Take the I-90 West to I-290 West to I-190 North Merge onto the Robert Moses Parkway North Exit - Exit #21 Stay in the right hand lane on the Robert Moses Parkway and exit towards "city traffic" At the second traffic light, turn left onto Rainbow Blvd Turn right onto Third Street

Reg: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address:
The Conference Center Niagara Falls
101 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452


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