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Bringing you the best and most relevant continuing education to help you be a better lawyer. Last year over 2,000 lawyers and judges volunteered for a NYSBA CLE. For decades, CLE volunteers have been developing and presenting seminars, preparing rich collections of written materials and raising the bar for legal practice in New York.

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November 2019

Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice 2019
Thursday, November 21 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Albany

Honing Your Deposition Skills: Basics & Beyond
Thursday, November, 21 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Long Island
Friday, November, 22 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast 
Monday, November, 25
| 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

Representing a Start-Up Venture 2019 – Part Two
Friday, November 22 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Crowdfunding Update 
Monday, November 25 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

The New Discovery Law: A Criminal Justice Revolution 
Tuesday, November 26 
| 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Top 10 Things Lawyers Need to Know About AI
Tuesday, November 26
| 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Webinar


December 2019

Estate Litigation: 1401 Exam. & Contested Accountings 
Tuesday, December 3 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast
Wednesday, December 4
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
Tuesday, December 10
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Buffalo
Thursday, December 12 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Long Island

Preparing for and Responding to Disasters: A Guide for Lawyers

Wednesday, December 4 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. | Webinar

Legal Ethics in the Age of Cyber Security, Hacking and Scams
Tuesday, December 4 |
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Webinar

2019 Legislative Updates
Wednesday, December 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Matrimonial Trial Institute: A Mock Financial Trial

Wednesday, December 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Westchester
Friday, December 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
Friday, December 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast 
Tuesday, December 10 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Long Island 
Wednesday, December 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Rochester

Advocacy Techniques | Skills for Lawyers
Thursday, December 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | NYC

Advanced Real Estate Topics
Monday, December 9 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Rethinking Libel Law in a New Era of Journalism
Tuesday, December, 10 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Departing a Law Firm: Key Ethical Considerations
Tuesday, December 10 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Webinar

Developments in Cross Border Transactions and Legislative Update
Wednesday, December 11 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | NYC

Construction Site Accident Claims & Litigation 2019
Wednesday, December 11  
| 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Gain the Edge: Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers 2019
Friday, December 13 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Planning for Unmarried Couples - LGBT and Others
Friday, December 13
| 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. | Webinar

Bridging the Gap 
Monday, December 16 – Tuesday, December 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

Cryptocurrency 101: Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Considerations 
Tuesday, December 17 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Hot Topics: ESI in Criminal Investigations & Proceedings 
Wednesday, December 18 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar


SAVE THE DATES!

Growing Your Law Firm Like an Entrepreneurial Enterprise
Wednesday, January 8 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. | Webinar

Biometrics, Facial Recognition and Autonomous Vehicles: A Survey of Data Privacy Laws for Emerging Technologies
Wednesday, January 15 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Introduction to Online Reputation Management (OMR)
Thursday, January 16 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

143rd NYSBA Annual Meeting and Exposition
Monday, January 27 - Friday, January 31 | NYC

Becoming An Ally: Four Trailblazing Jurists Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
Wednesday, February 5 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | NYC

From Lawyer to Leader: Hiring Your First Paralegal 
Thursday, February 13 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Securities Arbitration 2020: Deep Dive
Friday, March 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Risk Management for Lawyers
Friday, March 6 
| 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Rochester
Thursday, March 12 
| 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Syracuse
Friday, March 13 
| 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Buffalo

An Ethical Exploration of the Three R's: Attorney Ratings, Rankings and Reviews
Tuesday, March 10 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Special Education Law Update
Wednesday, March 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Syracuse

16th Annual International Estate Planning Institute

Thursday, March 12 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | NYC
Friday, March 13 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | NYC 

Applying for Malpractice Insurance
Friday, March 13 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Long Island

Completing Your Cyber Application 2020
Friday, March 13 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Long Island

How Attorneys and Judges are Addressing New Technologies - Part II 
Tuesday, March 18 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | NYC

Recognizing the Risks of Facial Recognition Technology: A Look at the Potential for Bias and Other Ethical Issues
Tuesday, March 18 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | NYC

At the Intersection of Highly Automated and Autonomous Vehicles, and the Fourth and Fifth Amendments
Thursday, March 19 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Webinar  

Discovery, Use, and Admissibility of “Black Box” Data
Thursday, March 19 | 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | Webinar

Employing” AI: Explainable AI, Algorithmic Bias, and the Workplace
Thursday March 19 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Webinar

CPLR Update 2020
Friday, March 20 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. | NYC & Webcast 

    Purchase and Sale of a Business 2020
    Friday, March 20 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

    Business Arbitration and Mediation 2020
    Monday, March 30 | 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | NYC

    Artificial Intelligence and the Law
    Tuesday, April 3 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

    The Lawyer as Employer
    Tuesday, April 21 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

    Trust & Estates Law Section - Spring Meeting 2020 (Registration coming soon)
    Thursday, April 30 - Sunday, May 3  | Austin, TX

    Starting a Solo Practice in New York
    Friday, May 1 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

    DWI on Trial - The Big Apple XX
    Friday, May 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

    Accounting for Lawyers
    Friday, June 19, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | NYC 
    Friday, June 26, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Albany or Webcast

    Family Law Section - Summer Meeting 2020 (Registration coming soon)
    Thursday, July 9 - Sunday, July 12 | Boston, MA 


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