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Bridging the Gap NYC Overflow

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Start Date:
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
End Date:
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
 
 PROGRAM LOCATION
 
New York Hotel Pennsylvania | 401 Seventh Avenue @ 33rd Street | 18th Floor | New York, NY 10001 | (212) 736-5000
NOTE: The faculty will be speaking from this location and will be broadcast by simultaneous interactive live video conference to the Albany and Niagara Falls locations.
 
EARN 16.0 MCLE CREDITS BY ATTENDING THIS 2-DAY PROGRAM!
 
Recent Graduates/Newly Admitted Attorneys (less than 24 months):
•   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:
•  Explore your interest in other areas of practice while earning MCLE credit!
 
Program Pricing:
NYSBA Member - $420 | Non-Member - $695
*Special Rate - $295 (To receive this special rate, you MUST):
1.Be a recent grad or newly admitted attorneys (admitted March 2012 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.
 
All attorneys are eligible to attend this program! Newly admitted attorneys can satisfy all of their annual MCLE requirements by attending this two-day program which is ideal for “bridging the gap” between law school and the realities of practicing law in New York State. Experienced attorneys who have an interest in other areas of practice can also attend and benefit from this program by learning practical information from skilled and experienced practitioners!
 
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 is approved for MCLE credit for newly admitted attorneys in all locations, regardless of format.
 
This two-day program will cover different topics in various areas of practice on each day and offers a total of 16.0 MCLE credits: 1.5 in ethics, 3.0 credits in skills, and 3.5 in areas of professional practice each day.
 
TOPICS AND SPEAKERS - DAY ONE
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
 
8:30-9:00                    REGISTRATION
 
9:00-10:15 (1.5 Skills)
1.(OFTEN MISSED) FUNDAMENTALS OF LITIGATION
John G. Balestriere, Esq. | Balestriere Fariello, New York, NY
 
10:15-10:25                 BREAK
 
10:25-11:15 (1.0 Professional Practice)
2.PRACTICING IN THE CLOUD
John R. McCarron, Jr., Esq. | Montes & McCarron PLLC, Carmel, NY
 
11:15-12:30 (1.5 Professional Practice)
3.RISK MANAGEMENT 101
Marian C. Rice, Esq. | L’Abbate Balkan Colavita & Contini, LLP, Garden City, NY
 
12:30-1:30                  LUNCH (on your own)
 
1:30-2:45 (1.5 Skills)
4.BASICS OF WILL DRAFTING
Patricia J. Shevy, Esq. | The Shevy Law Firm, LLC, Albany, NY
 
2:45-2:55                    BREAK
 
2:55-3:45 (1.0 Professional Practice)
5.THE 35 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT BUSINESS IMMIGRATION LAW
Jan H. Brown, Esq. | Law Offices of Jan H. Brown, PC, New York, NY
Matthew S. Dunn, Esq. | Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York, NY
 
3:45-5:00 (1.5 Ethics)
6.MEDIATOR ETHICS IN NEW YORK STATE
Daniel M. Weitz, Esq. | New York State Office of Court Administration, ADR and CI Programs, New York, NY
Sheila M. Sproule, J.D. | Division of Professional and Court Services, ADR and CI Programs, New York, NY
 
5:00 p.m.                  ADJOURNMENT

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS - DAY 2
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

8:30-9:00                   REGISTRATION
 
9:00-10:15 (1.5 Professional Practice)
7.BASICS OF EMPLOYMENT LAW
Jonathan A. Wexler, Esq. | Vedder Price, P.C., New York, NY
 
10:15-10:25                BREAK
 
10:25-11:15 (1.0 Professional Practice)
8.BASICS OF HANDLING A WORKER’S COMP CASE IN NEW YORK
Robert E. Grey, Esq. | Grey & Grey LLP, Farmingdale, NY
 
11:15-12:30 (1.5 Skills)
9.E-DISCOVERY
Constance M. Boland, Esq. | Nixon Peabody LLP, New York, NY
 
12:30-1:30                  LUNCH (on your own)
 
1:30-2:45 (1.5 Skills)
10.AN OVERVIEW ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Shanna K. Sanders, Esq. | Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., Albany, NY
 
2:45-2:55                   BREAK
 
2:55-3:45 (1.0 Professional Practice)
11.ISSUES IN CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY
Ronald J. Friedman, Esq. | SilvermanAcampora LLP, Jericho, NY
 
3:45-5:00 (1.5 Ethics)
12.ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR BUSINESS ANDTRANSACTIONAL LAWYERS
Clifford R. Ennico, Esq. | Attorney at Law, Fairfield, CT
 
5:00 p.m.                     ADJOURNMENT
 
ELECTRONIC COURSE MATERIALS (ECM)
Course Materials for NYSBA CLE Programs Are Now Distributed electronically!  For more information, go to www.nysba.org/ECM
 
This popular program typically sells out quickly, so register early to guarantee your seat!
NOTE:  The overflow room will present the program by simultaneous live interactive video conference.  The Video Conference format IS APPROVED for New York MCLE Credit for Newly Admitted Attorneys (less than 24 months)
 

Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association

Reg: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Address:
New York's Hotel Pennsylvania
401 7th Avenue (b/w 33rd & 32nd St)
New York, NY 10001
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452


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