Young Lawyers Section

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    Fall Program, September 15, 2014 - REGISTER NOW!
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    Trial Academy 2015: Cornell Law School March 29 - April 2, 2015
  • Upcoming Events
    • Professional Networking Cocktail Reception October 7


      The International Section Proudly Presents Its First Annual
      Professional Networking Cocktail Reception
      TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7th 
      7:00PM - 9:00PM
      Baker & McKenzie LLP
      452 5th Avenue (at 40th Street)
      New York, New York
      Interested in Meeting Attorneys Practicing International Law? 

      Then join us for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and an important discussion about how the Section benefits its International Lawyers. 
      • All New York State law students and attorneys are invited to attend and participate.
      • A great opportunity to network with established members of the legal community.
      • Space is limited; please RSVP at your earliest convenience. 
      • Law Students: FREE Admission and complimentary Section membership through December 31, 2015 upon attendance of the event *(NYSBA law student membership is required)
      • Free Admission for Members of the Section, $20 admission for all others.
      • Beer, Wine, and Hor D'Oeuvres to be served.

      The International Section thanks the following sponsors for their generous contributions to the event:
      Baker & McKenzie LLP
      Donaldson & Chilliest LLP
      Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
      Hogan Lovells LLP
      Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyra 
      Meeks Sheppard Leo & Pillsbury - Customs & International Trade Law
      Phillips Nizer LLP
      Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP
      Watson Farley & Williams LLP

      For more information about this event, please contact:
      Ross Kartez (rkartez@lpgllp.com), 
      Max Shterngel (
      max.shterngel@whitecase.com) or
      Tiffany Bardwell (
      tbardwell@nysba.org).

      RSVP by October 3 to Tina Rothaupt at trothaupt@nysba.org 


    • YLS District 10 Fall Winery Tour

      Join the 10th District for a Fall Winery Tour
      Saturday, October 18, 2014


      The New York State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, in conjunction with the Nassau County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Committee, cordially invite all “young lawyers” and their guests to join us for a spectacular day of wine tasting on Long Island.   


      The Fall Harvest has begun and now is the perfect time to enjoy the best of Long Island’s Vineyards.  If you have never gone wine tasting on Long Island before, this is a great opportunity to find out what you have been missing!  


      8:45am                 Bus pickup at Nassau County Bar Association

      9:30am                 Bus Pickup at Ronkonkoma Train Station

      10:30am               Pugliese Vineyards

      12:00pm               Pindar Vineyards  (live music scheduled)

      2:00pm                 Osprey’s Dominion 

      4:20pm                 Bus drop off at  Ronkonkoma Train Station

      5:00pm                 Bus drop off at Nassau County Bar Association


      Tickets are $80 per person and include transportation and tastings at all three wineries.  Lunch is not provided, so please bring your own.


      Due to the nature of this event, it is open to Adults only.


      Please contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org for more information.


      REGISTER NOW!


    • Fall 2014 Bridging the Gap - NYC

      Special Pricing for Newly Admitted Attorneys*

       
      Bridging the Gap | December 2014
      New York City Live Location
       
      Wednesday, December 10, 2014 and Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      CUNY Graduate Center | 365 Fifth Avenue | New York City
       
      Earn 16.0 MCLE credits by attending this two-day program.
       
      Recent Graduates and Newly Admitted Attorneys | This program will satisfy your annual MCLE requirement and carries 7.0 credits in areas of professional practice, 6.0 skills and 3.0 ethics credits.
       
       
      Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Law Practice Management Committee and the Young Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association
        
      Program faculty will speak from the New York City location and will be broadcast live to other locations in an interactive video conference format, allowing “real time” interaction between all locations. This program is approved for MCLE credit for newly admitted attorneys in all locations, regardless of format. Register for the Albany and Buffalo video conference locations:
      www.nysba.org/BTGDecember2014Albany or www.nysba.org/BTGDecember2014Buffalo.
        
      Program Topics | December 2014
      Contract Drafting
      Fundamentals of Depositions
      Elder Law
      Matrimonial Law | Client Counseling
      Basics of Health Law
      Ethics in the Digital World and Attorney Advertising
      Automobile Litigation in New York
      The New York State Statutory Power of Attorney Short Form 
      Ethical Issues Relating to the Rules of Professional Conduct and Grievance Process
      Handling a DWI Case in New York State
      Handling a Medical Malpractice Case
      Real Estate Transactions
       
      Program Pricing:
      NYSBA Members - $420 | Non-Members - $695
       
      $295 Special Rate for Newly Admitted Attorneys*
      *In order to receive this special rate, you MUST:
      1.  Be a recent grad or newly admitted attorneys (admitted December 2012 or later)
      2.  Be a NYSBA member and
      3.  Register by phone (online registration is NOT available for the special rate). Please call the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452 to register.
       
      Please Note:
      •  CLE seminar coupons and complimentary passes CANNOT be used for this program.
      •  Registration fees for live programs increase ten days prior to the program date.
       
       
      16.0 New York MCLE Credits
      (7.0 areas of professional practice, 6.0 skills, 3.0 ethics)
       
      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.
       
      If you have questions about this event, please contact Katherine Suchocki, LPM Director at  ksuchocki@nysba.org.  To register by phone, please call 1-800-582-2452.
       
       
       

    • Fall 2014 Bridging the Gap Video Conference - ALB

      Special Pricing for Newly Admitted Attorneys*

       
      Bridging the Gap | December 2014
      Albany Videoconference Location
       
      Wednesday, December 10, 2014 and Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      State Bar Center | 1 Elk Street | Albany, NY
       
      Earn 16.0 MCLE credits by attending this two-day program.
       
      Recent Graduates and Newly Admitted Attorneys | This program will satisfy your annual MCLE requirement and carries 7.0 credits in areas of professional practice, 6.0 skills and 3.0 ethics credits.
       
       
      Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Law Practice Management Committee and the Young Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association
        
      Program faculty will speak from the New York City location and will be broadcast live to other locations in an interactive video conference format, allowing “real time” interaction between all locations. This program is approved for MCLE credit for newly admitted attorneys in all locations, regardless of format. Register for the Albany and Buffalo video conference locations:
      www.nysba.org/BTGDecember2014Albany or www.nysba.org/BTGDecember2014Buffalo.
        
      Program Topics | December 2014
      Contract Drafting
      Fundamentals of Depositions
      Elder Law
      Matrimonial Law | Client Counseling
      Basics of Health Law
      Ethics in the Digital World and Attorney Advertising
      Automobile Litigation in New York
      The New York State Statutory Power of Attorney Short Form 
      Ethical Issues Relating to the Rules of Professional Conduct and Grievance Process
      Handling a DWI Case in New York State
      Handling a Medical Malpractice Case
      Real Estate Transactions
       
      Program Pricing:
      NYSBA Members - $420 | Non-Members - $695
       
      $295 Special Rate for Newly Admitted Attorneys*
      *In order to receive this special rate, you MUST:
      1.  Be a recent grad or newly admitted attorneys (admitted December 2012 or later)
      2.  Be a NYSBA member and
      3.  Register by phone (online registration is NOT available for the special rate). Please call the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452 to register.
       
      Please Note:
      •  CLE seminar coupons and complimentary passes CANNOT be used for this program.
      •  Registration fees for live programs increase ten days prior to the program date.
       
      16.0 New York MCLE Credits
      (7.0 areas of professional practice, 6.0 skills, 3.0 ethics)
       
      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.
       
      If you have questions about this event, please contact Katherine Suchocki, LPM Director at  ksuchocki@nysba.org 
      To register by phone, please call 1-800-582-2452.
       

    • Trial Academy 2015

      The New York State Bar Association Trial Academy is a five-day trial techniques program that will teach, advance and improve the courtroom skills of young and new lawyers with an emphasis on direct participation.

      Next year's program will be held at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York from March 29-April 2, 2015.  For more information, please contact Amy Jasiewicz at ajasiewicz@nysba.org.

      View the 2015 Trial Academy Preliminary Program.

      Find out more about Trial Academy Scholarships.

      Find out more about Trial Academy Corporate Sponsorship opportunities and NYSBA Section Sponsorship opportunities. 


      REGISTER NOW

    • 2015 Supreme Court Admissions Program

      Supreme Court Admissions Program

      JUNE 15, 2015

      The Young Lawyers Section is proud to sponsor the Supreme Court Admissions Program for the New York State Bar Association's members.  This year the section will be accepting 15 applications for attorneys to join the section and be admitted to the United States Supreme Court.  

      2015 brochure and registration form


      SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTER TODAY!


      For more information about this program contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.


  • Electronically In Touch

    About this Publication

    Published 12 times per year, Electronically In Touch features advice, guidance, and tips useful to the young lawyer both professionally and personally; includes “nuts and bolts” information about substantive legal issues; highlights cases and decisions of interest; provides updates from the Executive Committee; offers opportunities for career, professional, and leadership development; and lists a calendar of events.  In addition, the newsletter highlights some of the interesting and noteworthy things young attorneys and law students are doing from around the state, and serves as a forum for keeping the membership informed about Section and Association activities, news, programs, benefits, and services.

    Article/Content Submission


    Electronically-In-Touch welcomes articles from members of the legal profession on subjects of interest to New York State young lawyers.  If you are interested in sharing your articles, advice, guidance, and/or tips, please send them to Kara Buonanno, Esq., Editor In Chief at kara.buonanno@gmail.com and Tyear Middleton, Managing Editor at tymiddleton@gmail.com. Electronically In Touch is a monthly publication.  


    Please submit articles no later than the 20th of the month.

    Beginning in 2011, Electronically In Touch is available in blog format only.  To view the current issue, visit http://nysbar.com/blogs/eit/

  • Perspective Newsletter

    Young Lawyers (Perspective)

    VIEW THE LATEST PERSPECTIVE

    The Young Lawyers Section print newsletter (Perspective) is published by the Young Lawyers Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge. Edited by Felicia A. Reid, Esq., Perspective features substantive legal articles on current issues in all areas of practice, offers more in-depth treatment of professional development, career and networking topics, and provides a forum for expressing opinions and/or commentary on issues affecting young lawyers.
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