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  • Upcoming Events
    • June 2017: Toxic Tort Litigation

      Toxic Tort Litigation

      Click the dates below for additional information and/or to register online.

      Friday, June 2, 2017
      9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | 0EQ01
      New York State Bar Association
      1 Elk Street | Albany, NY | 12207

      Friday, June 2, 2017
      9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | 0EQ03
      Melville Marriott
      1350 Walt Whitman Road | Melville, L.I., NY | 11747

      Friday, June 9, 2017
      9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | 0EQ02
      Hyatt Place Buffalo
      5020 Main Street| Amherst, NY | 14226

      Friday, June 9, 2017 (WEBCAST)
      9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | 0EQ04
      New York Society of Security Analysts
      1540 Broadway | New York, NY | 10036

      Program Co-Sponsors
      Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
      Committee on Continuing Legal Education
      Environmental Law Section

    • September 2017: Law School for Insurance Professionals


      Law School for Insurance Professionals puts insurance industry professionals in contact with some of New York's top insurance and defense attorneys for an engaging full-day seminar on current topics.

      Tentative dates and locations:
      New York City 
      | Sept. 13, 2017
      Syracuse | Sept. 19, 2017
      Albany | Sept. 26, 2017
      Long Island | Sept. 27, 2017

      Details are coming soon! Please save the date.

      For questions, contact

    • November 9 - 12: Fall Meeting, Nashville, TN

      Join us for our Fall Meeting in Music City, USA!

      The Hutton Hotel
      1808 West End Avenue
      Nashville, TN

      Reserve your Hotel room now by calling The Hutton at (615) 340-9333 or 
      emailing them at:  
      If emailing your reservation info., please do not forget to include your dates of stay.
      Deadline for hotel reservations is Monday, October 16, 2017.

      You must identify yourself as an attendee of the "NYSBA TICL Fall Meeting" when making your booking to receive our preferred rates:  
      $249 plus taxes and fees for Single/Double
      $269 plus taxes and fees for Triple
      $299 plus taxes and fees for One Bedroom Suites. 

      Meeting Information Coming Soon.

      Questions:  Contact Catheryn Teeter at 518-487-5573, or

  • About the Section

    Welcome! The Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association is pleased to welcome Section members and visitors. Among the resources available for Section members on this site are Section publications and access to the TICL Section's private online professional community. Section members receive the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Journal  and the Construction & Surety Law Newsletter as a benefit of membership.

    Meet the Chair:


    Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Esq. (View profile)
    Island Companies | Calverton, NY

    2017-2018 Officers
    CHAIR:  Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Esq., Island Companies
    VICE-CHAIR:  Timothy J. Fennell, Esq.,
    Amdursky, Pelky, Fennell and Wallen, PC

    SECRETARY:  James P. O'Connor, Esq., Maroney O'Connor LLP
    TREASURER:  Brendan Francis Baynes, Esq., The Baynes Law Firm PLLC

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    A View from the Chair: 2013 >

    Like what you see?

    As a member of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association you have access to our wonderful journals, website and our email updates. But there is more. Our section is comprised of over 15 committees in substantive areas of law, as well as two Divisions. As a member of our section, they are free to join. Click on the link for a copy of our BROCHURE. Please get involved and join a committee or division or two. Please tell your friends and colleagues about us and give them a copy of our brochure.

    Contact Us:

    To contact any member of our Executive Committee for information, to join a committee or to provide your opinion or feedback, click on the link below:

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    2015-16 Nomination Form

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  • Community

    Welcome to the TICL section Community!

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    What are Communities? 

    NYSBA Communities are private, online professional networks for members. Communities are built on the concept of listserves, allowing for member-to-member communication across the Section, but they also offer enhanced features for networking and participation, including personalized member profiles, a member directory, and a shared online document library.

    How Can I Use It?
    Communities are seamlessly integrated with you can use your NYSBA member login and password. To access the TICL Section Community, you must be a member of the TICL Section. (Not a member? Join here. Dues are only $40/year with NYSBA membership.) You can interact with Communities via the online interface, by email, in NYSBA's LawHUB, or via a mobile app, at your preference. To download the app, search for "NYSBA Communities" in the Apple or Google Play Store.

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