Basics of Environmental Law 2018
This full-day seminar, presented in four locations throughout the state, is designed for practicing attorneys and newly admitted attorneys who would benefit from a fundamental overview of New York and federal environmental law. The seminar will provide practical information on the structure and procedures of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and other state and federal environmental regulators. The seminar will focus on federal and state environmental quality review and various aspects of challenging agency action. It will provide practical information related to developing contaminated real property and working with regulators to remediate hazardous waste sites. Attendees will leave the seminar with a solid understanding of the application of federal and New York State environmental laws and with strong practical skills related to the more commonly encountered aspects of those laws.
Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Environmental and Energy Law Section
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Live CLE Program
Adam's Mark Hotel
120 Church Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
7.0 MCLE Credits: 2.0 Skills, 5.0 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Environmental & Energy Law Section Member: $135
- Federal and State Programs: An Overview
Amy L. Reichhart, Esq. | Nixon Peabody LLP | Rochester
Greta K. Kolcon, Esq. | Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP | Rochester
- Cost Recovery for Contaminated Property Redevelopment under Federal and State Law
Amy K. Kendall, Esq. | Knauf Shaw LLP | Rochester
- State and Federal Regulators and Law Enforcement
Jeffrey C. Stravino, Esq. | Hodgson Russ LLP | Buffalo
Jennifer Dougherty, Esq. | NY DEC Office of General Counsel | Buffalo
- Challenging Final Agency Actions: Article 78 Proceedings and Citizen Suits
Sarah Lobe, Esq. | The Zoghlin Group, PLLC | Rochester
- Completing a Successful Transaction Involving Contaminated Property
Linda R. Shaw, Esq. | Knauf Shaw LLP | Rochester
Local Program Chair
Bridget O'Toole, Esq. | The Zoghlin Group PLLC | Rochester
James P. Rigano, Esq. | Rigano LLC | Melville
Genevieve Trigg, Esq. | Whiteman Osterman & Hanna | Albany
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact the CLE Program Staff Attorney, Tom Richards, Esq. or the CLE Program Coordinator, Bridget Donlon.