Matrimonial Trial Institute - A Mock Financial Trial

PROGRAM LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS 

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Wednesday, December 4 | Westchester
Friday, December 6 | Albany (Webcast)
Friday, December 6 | NYC
Tuesday, December 10 | Long Island
Wednesday, December 11 | Rochester

NYSBA Members: $175 | Family Law Section Members: $150
Non Members: $275

6.5 MCLE Credits: 6.5 Skills

Program Planning Chairs
Rosalia Baiamonte, Esq., Gassman Baiamonte Gruner, PC, Garden City
Maureen Dunn, Esq., Johnson & Cohen, LLP, Pearl River
Charles P. Inclima, Esq., Inclima Law Firm, PLLC, Rochester
Peter R. Stambleck, Esq., Aronson, Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP, New York City
Bruce J. Wagner, Esq., McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C., Albany
Brett S. Ward, Esq., Blank Rome LLP, New York City

Sponsors
Family Law Section - Learn more about the Section HERE 
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Family Law Section Chair
Eric A. Tepper, Esq. | Gordon, Tepper & DeCoursey, LLP, Schenectady 

Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Video Replay option is available.
If you cannot watch the program at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date 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 video replay.


Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Agenda Topics 

  • Proving Lifestyle
  • Proving P/L Arrears
  • Proving Contributions
  • Wife's Cross & Direct Examination  
  • Husband's Cross & Direct Examination  
  • Real Estate Expert Direct & Cross Examination  
  • Wife's Business Appraiser Direct Demonstration (Closely Held Business)
  • Husband's CPA - Direct Demonstration - Cash Flow Analysis
  • Husband's CPA - Cross Demonstration - Cash Flow Analysis

Program Faculty

Albany
Chair: Bruce J. Wagner, Esq., McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. | Albany
Rochelle Cavanagh, Esq., McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. | Albany
Michelle L. Haskin, Esq., McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. | Albany
Barbara J. King, Esq., Tully Rinckey PLLC | Albany
Hon. Kimberly A. O’Connor, Albany County Supreme Courts | Albany
Michael J. Raymond, CPA, BST & Co. CPAs, LLP | Albany
Stephen S. Soulis, SRA, Soulis & Associates, LLC | Slingerlands
Pamela D. Wickes, CPA, Wickes Forensic Accounting & Consulting LLC | Clifton Park
Andrew H. Wood, Esq., O'Brien Wood PLLC | Albany

Long Island
Rosalia Baiamonte, Esq., Gassman Baiamonte Gruner, PC | Garden City
John Breslin, Breslin Appraisal Co. | Huntington
Michael C. Daab, Esq., Gassman Baiamonte Gruner, P.C. | Garden City
Alyssa Eisner, Esq., Sager Gellerman Eisner LLP  | Forest Hills
John A. Gemelli, Esq., Gemelli Gross & Dujmic, P.C. | Forest Hills
Jill M. Goffer, Esq., Abrams, Fensterman  | New Hyde Park
David Gresen, CPA, Klein Liebman & Gresen, LLC | Syosset
Samuel J. Ferrara, Esq., Abrams, Fensterman  | New Hyde Park
Hon. John Iliou, Suffolk County Supreme Courts | Riverhead
Maria Schwartz, Esq., Maria Schwartz, PC | Garden City
Jill Stone, Esq, Jill C. Stone, PC | Garden City
Kenneth J. Weinstein, Esq., Kenneth J. Weinstein, P.C. | Garden City


New York City
Co-Chairs: Peter R. Stambleck, Esq., Aronson, Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP | New York City &
Brett S. Ward, Esq., Blank Rome LLP | New York City
Hon. Laura E. Drager, Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County | New York City
Kenneth S. Glasser, Esq., Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein, LLP | New York City
Jad Greifer, Esq., Cohen Clair Lans | New York City
Adria S. Hillman, Esq., Adria S. Hillman Attorney At Law P.C. | New York City
Hon. Michael L. Katz, Supreme Court, New York County | New York City
Lois J. Liberman, Blank Rome LLP | New York City
Kenneth J. Pia, Jr., Marcum LLP | New Haven
David Ruzow, Eastern Appraisal Co., Inc. | Pleasantville
Ronnie Schindel, Esq., Aronson Mayefsky & Sloan LLP | New York City
Eric Wrubel, Esq., Warshaw Burstein, LLP | New York City


Rochester
Charles P. Inclima, Esq., Inclima Law Firm, PLLC | Rochester
William P. Allen, CPA, Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC | Buffalo
Hon. Richard A. Dollinger, Monroe County Supreme Court | Rochester
Kevin Fahey, Esq., Fahey Law | East Syracuse
Matthew J. Fero, Esq, Fero & Ingersoll, LLP | Rochester
Vincent M. Ferrero, Esq., Osborn Reed & Burke LLP | Rochester
Nicole S. Lewis, Esq., Inclima Law Firm, PLLC | Rochester
Margaret B. McMullen Reston, Esq., Kaman Berlove Marafioti Jacobson & Goldman LLP | Rochester
Myles Osborne, Inclima Law Firm, PLLC | Rochester
Seema A. Rizzo, Gallo & Iacovangelo LLP  | Rochester

Westchester
Maureen Dunn, Esq., Johnson & Cohen, LLP | Pearl River
Gerald A. DeFeo, CPA  | White Plains 
Sylvia Goldschmidt, Esq., Goldschmidt & Genovese, LLP | White Plains
Sara Gomes, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University | White Plains
Hon. Victor G. Grossman, Supreme Court, Putnam County | Brewster
Erik Kristensen, Esq., Bodnar Milone LLP | White Plains
Hon. Lewis J. Lubell, Supreme Court, Westchester County | White Plains
Michael R. McLaughlin, Sigma Valuation Consulting Inc. | White Plains
Jane M. Moss, Jane Moss Appraisals | Larchmont
Rebecka Palm, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University | White Plains
Deborah Sherman, Esq., Kramer Kozek LLP | White Plains
Susan G. Yellen, Esq., Johnson & Cohen LLP  | Pearl River

The New York State Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education are pleased to present Matrimonial Trial Institute: A Mock Financial Trial. 

Program Description
This fast-paced program will be almost all demonstration by experienced matrimonial lawyers performing direct and cross examinations of a husband, wife, and experts in a simulated case involving real estate and a closely-held business.  Judges on the faculty will rule on evidentiary issues, when necessary, in the course of this simulated trial.  Learn valuable tips and strategies for getting material into evidence (or keeping it out!) while educating the judge on its importance and applicability in the case. Time has been allotted within each topic for audience questions and commentary by the faculty. Gain a fresh understanding of proven trial techniques and styles successfully utilized by matrimonial lawyers on the faculty.




PRICING
NYSBA Members: $175

Family Law Section Members: $150
Non-Members: $ 275

Interested in registering more than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for our 20% Group Discount.

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