Overall Program Chair:Vincent J. Syracuse, Esq. | Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP | NYCProgram Description:A sound ethical compass and a civil and professional demeanor are the hallmarks of successful and respected attorneys in all areas of practice. This four-hour program will provide attendees with an update on developments in the area of attorney ethics, including the most recent case law. The rules of civility will be discussed, with emphasis on practical pointers for dealing with uncivil adversaries and civility issues within the law firm. The program will conclude with a discussion of real life hypotheticals by a panel of distinguished practitioners and jurists – certain to benefit attorneys in all substantive areas of practice.Don't miss this opportunity to obtain 4 MCLE Ethics credits at this lively and thought-provoking program, which is annually one of NYSBA's best attended CLE seminars.Agenda:8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Welcome & Introduction9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. What's New for 2017 on Ethics?10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Civility in Everyday Lawyering: What are the Basic Lessons to be Learned10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Colloquium on Ethics and Civility1:00 p.m. AdjournmentProgram Faculty:Session Chair: David G. Brock, Esq. | Kavinoky Cook, LLP | BuffaloPanelHoward B. Cohen, Esq. | Gross Shuman Brizdle & Gilfillan, P.C. | BuffaloGuy C. Giancarlo, Esq. | New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department | BuffaloHon. Erin M. Peradotto | New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department | RochesterLeonard D. Zaccagnino, Esq. | Shaw & Shaw, P.C. | HamburgWhat 2016 Attendees Said:>“One of the best CLE programs I have ever attended!”>“Great program and knowledgeable panel”>“Colloquium was excellent!”>“Excellent format, lecture and panel!”>“This 4-point ethics program is great!”
Program Co-Sponsors:Commercial and Federal Litigation SectionCommittee on Attorney ProfessionalismCommittee on Continuing Legal EducationJoin the Conversation!Follow us on Twitter: @nysbaCLEInterested in registering more than one attorney?Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group DiscountNYSBA Members: $135Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Members: $114.75Newly Admitted Attorney: $110Non Members: $235Note: Pre-registration Strongly Advised: You can save money and guarantee your seat and course materials by registering early. Registrations received at the door are subject to an additional $15.00 registration fee. Registrations cancelled less than three days from the program date will be assessed a cancellation fee of $25.00.