Who Should Attend
Attorneys of all levels of experience, across all subject matter disciplinesClick Here
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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.
: John M. Brickman, Esq.
| McLaughlin & Stern LLP | NYCPanel
Hon. Leonard B. Austin | New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department | Mineola
Andrew J. Luskin, Esq. | McLaughlin & Stern LLP | Great Neck
Chris McDonough, Esq. | McDonough & McDonough LLP | Garden City
David M. Wirtz, Esq. | Littler Mendelson P.C. | NYC
What 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!”