Intro to Civil Practice Skills: Torts, Personal Injury and Insurance Law
Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section.
Buffalo: Hyatt Place Buffalo Amherst
Friday, June 8, 2018 5020 Main Street
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Amherst, NY 14226
6.0 MCLE Credits in Skills
NYSBA Member: $175.00 | Non-Member: $275.00
Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section Member: $135.00
*Special Offer: NYSBA members receive 2018 membership in the TICL Section included with registration. The free membership will be processed after June 8, provided concurrent NYSBA membership. To opt out of the offer, contact TICLSection@nysba.org.
Featuring a newly revised agenda, this full-day basic program is designed for both newly-admitted attorneys, as well as more experienced attorneys, interested in learning or reviewing the issues confronting those who litigate cases involving a wide range of personal injury or insurance claims, whether incurred in an automobile accident, an accident at commercial or personal premises, or on a sidewalk. Experienced faculty members will discuss the law, skills, issues and practice pointers for litigating personal injury and insurance cases.
Attorneys who have attended past Practical Skills: Basic Tort and Insurance Law Practice programs can attend this program for MCLE credit.
Don’t miss this opportunity to expand or refresh your skills!
Who Should Attend: Civil litigators, both Plaintiff and Defense; Personal injury attorneys; Insurance company attorneys; Newly-admitted attorneys; Experienced attorneys
Please click here to view the detailed Program Agenda
- The Lawsuit: Venue, Pleadings & Discovery
- Premises Liability: Burden of Proof and Defenses
- Auto Insurance Claims and SUM
- Insurance Coverage Fundamentals - Why It's Important to Every Claim
- Mediation & Trial: Perspectives from the Defense and Plaintiff's Bar
- Taking, Perfecting and Arguing the Appeal
6.0 MCLE Credits in Skills
CLE Committee Chair
Joanna M. Roberto, Esq. | Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP
Local Program Chair
Timothy E. Delahunt, Esq. | Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Chair
Timothy J. Fennell, Esq. | Amdursky, Pelky, Fennell and Wallen, PC
Not Able to Attend in Person?
This program will be streamed as a live webcast on: Thursday, June 7, 2018*
The recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.
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 segmented. Be the first to hear about the latest course offerings.
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