Being Heard at Hearings - Local Criminal Court Practice CLE Program Series

    Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association.

    Monday, March 18, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | NYC
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Buffalo
    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Albany & Webcast
    Friday, March 29, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Long Island
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Westchester
    Monday, April 8, 2019
    | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Syracuse
    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    | 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Rochester

    3.5 MCLE Credits: 2.5 Areas of professional Practice; 1.0 Skills 

    NYSBA Member: $125 | Non-Member: $295
    Criminal Justice Section Member: FREE
    No longer a Criminal Justice Section member? Join today and attend this program free of charge.

    Learn more about Being Heard at Hearings

    Please click here to view program brochure

    Topics include; 

    • Bail Hearings
    • Preliminary Hearings & Grand Jury Strategies
    • Suppression Hearings 

    Overall Planning Chair | Tucker C. Stanclift, Esq. | Stanclift Law PLLC

    Program Chairs

    NYC |  Andrew M.J. Bernstein, Esq. | Bernstein Clarke & Moskovitz PLLC
    Buffalo | Norman P. Effman |  Wyoming County-Attica Legal Aid Bureau
    Albany | Jonathan D. Cohn, Esq. |  Gerstenzang, Sills, Cohn & Gerstenzang
    Long Island | Marc Gann, Esq. | Collins Gann McClosky & Barry PLLC 
    Rochester |  Mark Foti, Esq. | Foti Law Firm, P.C.
    Westchester | Clare Degnan, Esq.Legal Aid Society of Westchester County
    Syracuse | Robert Wellls, Esq. | NYSACDL

    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

    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 program WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.

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    If you have any questions about this program, please contact CLE Program Manager Simone Smith, or the CLE Program Coordinator, Bridget Donlon.