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Medical Malpractice BUFF

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Friday, March 28, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Friday, March 28, 2014

Holiday Inn Amherst
1881 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Amherst, NY 14228
(716) 691-8181 

Not able to attend in person?
A live webcast option is available Friday, March 28, 2014

7.0 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Skills; 3.0 Professional Practice
* Newly admitted attorneys (less than 24 months) must attend the program in-person to earn New York MCLE credit.

Overall Program Chair:
Andrew S. Kaufman, Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP, New York, NY

Trial Lawyers Section, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association

Who should attend:  A must for both new and experienced attorneys, this practical seminar will provide an overview of the key issues in medical malpractice litigation.

Reasons to attend:  This seminar will be filled with valuable tips and useful information – learn recent developments, how to prepare your case, how to avoid common pitfalls, and how to examine expert witnesses.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn trial strategies and techniques in medical malpractice actions from top-notch litigators and distinguished State and Federal Judges.


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.     Registration

9:00 - 9:10 a.m.     Welcome and Introduction

9:10 - 10:00 a.m.     Developments in the Substantive Law

10:00 - 10:50 a.m.     Discovery

10:50 - 11:00 a.m.     Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:50 a.m.     Deposition/Trial Examination of the Defendant

11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.     Lunch (on your own)

1:00 - 1:50 p.m.     Preparation of the Defendant for Deposition

1:50 - 2:40 p.m.     Cross of Expert

2:40 - 2:50 p.m.     Coffee Break

2:50 - 3:40 p.m.     Openings and Summations

3:40 - 4:30 p.m.     View from the Bench

4:30 p.m.     Adjournment


John P. Danieu, Partner, Roach, Brown, McCarthy & Gruber, PC, Buffalo, NY (Chair), Hon. John M. Curran, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Buffalo, NY * Laraine Kelley, Senior Partner, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, Buffalo, NY * John T. Loss, Partner, Connors & Vilardo, LLP, Buffalo, NY * Patrick J. Maloney, Esq., Dempsey & Dempsey, Buffalo, NY * Kathleen Marie Sweet, Partner, Gibson McAskill & Crosby LLP,  Buffalo, NY * Richard P. Valentine, Partner, Hamsher & Valentine, Buffalo, NY * Brian J. Weidner, Partner, The Tarantino Law Firm, LLP, Buffalo, NY


NYSBA Members $150
Non Members $250
Note: Registration fees increase ten days prior to the program date. 

Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This course has been approved for all attorneys, including those who are newly admitted (less than twenty-four months). Newly admitted attorneys must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.
Holiday Inn Amherst
1881 Niagara Falls Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14228
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452