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Criminal Law for Civil & Criminal Lawyers BUFF

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Date:
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time

 

Criminal Law for Civil and Criminal Lawyers: Law, Procedure, and Strategies

 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Buffalo | Ramada Hotel & Conference Center
2402 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14226-0823
9:00 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.
 
6.0 MCLE Credits: 3.0 Skills, 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics
 
 
Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Tuesday, September 16, 2014*
* Note: Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.
 
 
Program Co-Sponsors:
Criminal Justice Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education
 
Program Chairs:
            Marvin E. Schechter, Esq.
, Marvin E. Schechter Law Firm, New York, NY
            Hon. Jonah Triebwasser
, Village & Town of Red Hook Justice
 
 
Program Description:
Are you beginning a career in criminal law; either prosecution or defense? Are you a civil law practitioner looking to expand your practice to include representation of criminal defendants? Or are you an established criminal law practitioner looking for updates and practice pointers from highly regarded colleagues? This program will provide you with valuable substantive knowledge and practical skills advice: from taking the initial phone call, to arraignment and grand jury practice, and all the way to plea bargaining.
 
This comprehensive introductory program is invaluable for the new criminal law practitioner and the civil law practitioner who handles the occasional criminal case. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the fundamentals from well-respected criminal law practitioners.
 
 
Who Should Attend:
Newly admitted attorneys; Attorneys who want to expand their practice to include criminal matters; Criminal defense attorneys; Prosecutors
 
 
Reviews from past attendees:
“Very comprehensive overview of Criminal Law”
“This was really, really an excellent seminar -- one of the best I have been to”
“Very helpful”
“Very informative and very beneficial. I would highly recommend it.”
“The speakers’ experiences and extensive knowledge were very helpful”
“I was rewarded with lots of new insights and understanding”
 
 
Agenda:
 
8:30 a.m.
Registration
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
“WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I GET THE CALL?”
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
RULES OF EVIDENCE
10:50 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Refreshment Break
11:05 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
THE GRAND JURY
11:55 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
ETHICS PROBLEMS FOR THE WARY
1:50 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
EFFECTIVE DISCOVERY
2:40 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Refreshment Break
2:50 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
THE ART OF PLEA BARGAINING
3:40 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT
 
 
Program Faculty
Paul J. Cambria, Jr., Senior Partner, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, Buffalo, NY (Local Chair) * Thomas J. Eoannou, Esq., Law Offices of Thomas J. Eoannou, Buffalo, NY * Herbert L. Greenman, Senior Partner, Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP, Buffalo, NY * Rodney O. Personius, Partner, Personius Melber, LLP, Buffalo, NY 
 
Register Today!
 
 
NYSBA Members: $150
Criminal Justice Section Members: $127.50
Non Members: $250
Note: Registration fees increase ten days prior to the program date.

 
ELECTRONIC COURSE MATERIALS: NYSBA distributes all program materials exclusively online in searchable PDF format. Traditional printed course books can be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.
 
 
NOT A CRIMINAL JUSTICE SECTION MEMBER?  JOIN TODAY AND ENJOY VALUABLE BENEFITS.
- Connect and network with fellow attorneys
- Enhance your knowledge with Section publications
- Save 15% on this program!
Call (800) 582-2452 and join today!
 
Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 3:40 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.
Address:
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center
2402 N. Forest Road
Buffalo, NY 14226
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452


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