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    October 21 TICL Workers' Compensation Program State Bar Center, Albany
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    Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Program - January 26, 2017
  • Upcoming Events
    • October 21, 2016:Workers Compensation Law Division Program and Meeting

      Ethics in Workers' Compensation

      Presented by the Workers' Compensation Law Division of the
      NYSBA Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section

      October 21, 2016
      New York State Bar Association
      One Elk Street
      Albany, NY  12207

      MCLE Program 10am-Noon (Registration opens at 9:30am)
      TICL Workers' Compensation Division Meeting will following with Lunch, - Noon-2:30pm

      2 Ethics credits for experiences attorneys only (admitted more than 2 years)

      Register Online

      Program Topics:

      • How the Workers’ Compensation Law and Workers’ Compensation Board rules impact or conflict with a lawyer's ethical obligations under the Rules of Professional Conduct
      • Communications with parties, other system participants and the WCB
      • Identifying and resolving conflicts of interest
      • How to handle disagreements with clients about strategy, including illegal or fraudulent actions

      Speaker: Susan R. Duffy, Esq., Partner, Hamberger & Weiss, Buffalo, NY

      Register Online


      TICL Section Members: $40
      NYSBA Members (not in TICL Section): $65 (See special offer below)
      Non-Members: $85

      Attendance at the Workers’ Compensation Law Division meeting portion (Noon-2:30pm) is free for TICL Section members, free for registrants of the morning MCLE program; and $25 for non-members who are not registered for the morning MCLE program. If you would like to register for the Division meeting without the MCLE program, contact

      Special Offer for current NYSBA members who are not members of the TICL Section: Receive membership in the TICL Section included with registration for the morning MCLE program! Your complimentary membership will be processed automatically following the program date. Membership will be valid through 12/31/2017, provided concurrent NYSBA membership, and provided you have not been a TICL Section member in the last 2 years.

      Tuition Assistance: Requests for scholarships based on financial hardship may be directed in writing to Stephanie Bugos at

      Questions? Contact or Kathy Plog at (518) 487-5681.

    • October and November 2016: Handling and Taking Depositions

      Handling and Taking Depositions 2016 | Statewide CLE Program

      4.0 MCLE Ethics Credits |  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

      Thursday, October 27, 2016 | Long Island | Melville Marriott

      Friday, October 28, 2016 | Syracuse | Sheraton Syracuse Univ. Hotel

      Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | Albany | NYSBA

      Thursday, November 3, 2016 | Buffalo | Adam’s Mark Hotel Buffalo 

      Thursday, November 3, 2016 | NYC | NY Society of Security Analysts - Live and Webcast

      Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. 

      Click date above for more information and/or to register.

    • December 2016 Labor Law Claims, Coverage and Litigation

      Labor Law Claims, Coverage and Litigation

      Sponsored by the NYSBA:
      Committee on Continuing Legal Education and
      Torts, Insurance and Compensation law Section

      7.0 MCLE Credits | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
      Overall Planning Chair: Joanna Roberto

      Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – Syracuse – Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel  

      Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Long Island – Melville Marriott      

      Thursday, December 15, 2016 – Albany – New York State Bar Association         

      Friday, December 16, 2016 – Buffalo – Adam’s Mark Hotel   

      Friday, December 16, 2016 – NYC & Webcast – NY Society of Security Analysts 

      The NYC program will also be streamed as a live webcast. 

  • 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:


    Kenneth A. Krajewski, Esq. (View profile)
    Brown & Kelly, LLP | Buffalo, NY

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    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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  • 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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