Medical Malpractice Litigation 2019 CLE Program Series

Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law (TICL) Section, and the Trial Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Melville Marriott | Long Island
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel | Syracuse
Friday, March 1, 2019 | Convene | NYC 
Friday, March 8, 2019
New York State Bar Association  | Albany & Webcast
Monday, May 6, 2019
Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst | Buffalo
*9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at all locations

7.0 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Skills, 3.0 Areas of Professional Practice 

NYSBA Member $175 | Non-Member $275
Section Member $150    

To register for this program please click on the link below or contact the NYSBA Member Resource Center at 800-582-2452 or [email protected].

Learn More About Medical Malpractice Litigation 2019
Please click here to view the program brochure.  

Program Agenda

Agenda Topics
  • Developments in the Substantive Law
  • Discovery*
  • Deposition/Trial Examination of the Defendant
  • Preparation of the Defendant for Deposition
  • Cross of Expert
  • Openings and Summations
  • View from the Bench

*Albany and NYC: How to Select a Case

Program Chairs

John P. Danieu, Esq. | Roach, Brown, McCarthy & Gruber P.C. | Buffalo
W. Russell Corker, Esq. | Law Office of W. Russell Corker, P.C. | Long Island
Danielle Mikalajunas Fogel, Esq. | Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP | Syracuse
Andrew S. Kaufman, Esq. | Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP | NYC & Recording
Adam H. Cooper, Esq. | Carter Conboy Attorneys at Law | Albany


Long Island
Scott G. Christesen | Fumuso, Kelly, Swart, Farrell, Polin & Christesen LLP
Alan W. Clark | Alan W. Clark & Associate
Anthony Barbiero Esq. | Bartlett, LLP
Charles E. Kutner, Esq. |  Law Office of Charles E. Kutner, LLP
Ben B. Rubinowitz, Esq. | Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz
Hon. Arthur M. Diamond | NYS Supreme Court

Danielle Mikalajunas Fogel, Esq. | Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP
Kirsten Lerch Kroft, Esq. | Gale Gale & Hunt LLC
Joshua M. Gillette, Esq. | Robert E. Lahm PLLC
Zachary M. Mattison, Esq. | Sugarman Law Firm LLP
Michael A. Bottar, Esq. | Bottar Law, PLLC
Hon. Robert F. Julian | Robert F. Julian P.C. 
Hon. James P. Murphy, J.S.C. | Onondaga County Courthouse

Joshua R. Cohen, Esq.
| DeCorato Cohen Sheehan & Federico LLP
Michael B. Ronemus, Esq. | Ronemus & Vilensky
James Wilkens, Esq. |  Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
Patrick J. Brennan, Esq. | Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP
Bill Vaslas, Esq. | Vaslas Lepowsky Hauss & Danke LLP
Andrew S. Kaufman, Esq. | Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP | NYC & Recording
Hon. Michelle Weston | Kings County Supreme Court

Nancy E. May-Skinner | Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP
Laura Jordan Esq. | Powers & Santola, LLP
Thomas J. Mortati | Martin Harding & Mazzotti LLP
Adam H. Cooper, Esq. | Carter Conboy Attorneys at Law
Paul D. Jureller, Esq. | Thorn Gershon Tymann & Bonanni, LLP
Peter J. Moschetti, Jr., Esq. | Anderson, Moschetti & Taffany, PLLC
Hon. Kimberly A. O'Connor | Albany County Supreme Court

James E. Eagan, Esq.
|  Feldman & Kieffer
Jennifer L. Fay | Faraci Lange Attorneys
Hon. Frederick J. Marshall | Erie County Supreme Court Justice
Kevin A. Riccotta, Esq. | Ricotta Law
Michael J. Roach, Esq. | Connors LLP
Brian J. Weidner, Esq. | The Tarantino Law Firm, LLP

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   

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 Tom Richards [email protected], CLE Staff Attorney, or Bridget Donlon, Program Coordinator.