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Breakfast Roundtable & CLE Program held in conjunction with Global Law Week
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CLE Program: Online Communications and Social Media in a Global World:
Liability and Ethical Pitfalls for Attorneys
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
1.0 Ethics Credit
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, 24th Floor
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Sixth Avenue between 43rd and 44th
$25 International Section Members
$25 NYSBA Members | $100 Non-Members
Reaching Around the World with the NYSBA:
Roundtable Discussion with Bar Leadership, an Ethics Presentation, and Networking Opportunity
Sponsored by the Law Practice Management Committee, the Committee on Continuing Legal Education, the International Section, the Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section, the Subcommittee on Non-Resident Membership of the Committee on Membership of the New York State Bar Association, Pullman & Comley, LLC, Deitz Court Reporting and Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast Roundtable
Reaching Around the World with the NYSBA---A Roundtable Discussion with Bar Leadership
Glenn Lau-Kee, President, NYSBA
David P. Miranda, President-Elect, NYSBA
Mark H. Alcott, Past President and State Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates, NYSBA
Stephen P. Younger, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP; Past President, NYSBA
David R. Watson, Executive Director, NYSBA
Marian C. Rice, Co-Chair, Law Practice Management Committee, NYSBA
Mirna M. Santiago, Chair, Torts, Insurance, & Compensation Law Section, NYSBA
Michael Kurs, Roundtable Co-Chair
Claudia Torrey, Roundtable Co-Chair
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CLE Program
Online Communications and Social Media in a Global World: Liability and Ethical Pitfalls for Attorneys
featuring David P. Atkins, Partner, Pullman & Comley, LLC
About the Presenter
David P. Atkins is a partner at the Bridgeport office of the Connecticut law firm of Pullman & Comley, LLC, where he is chairman of the firm’s Litigation Department and head of its Professional Liability Section. He regularly represents professionals, including attorneys and law firms, in malpractice actions, practice dissolution and fee disputes, licensing, court sanctions proceedings, ethics and disciplinary (grievance) matters. He also is frequently engaged by law firms and corporate legal departments for risk management advice and as an expert opinion witness on lawyer ethics and professional liability issues. Mr. Atkins has written and spoken widely on attorney regulation and discipline, professional ethics, law firm loss prevention and the “law of lawyering.” He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Columbia University in 1978 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1981. He served as a law clerk to Hon. Almeric L. Christian, U.S. District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands, from 1981 to 1983. Mr. Atkins is admitted to practice in New York, Connecticut, and the United States Virgin Islands.
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The Roundtable Continues and More Networking
For more information about Global Law Week and the International Section, visit www.nysba.org/ILP
For questions about this program, please contact Kathy Suchocki, Director, Law Practice Management at 518-487-5590 or [email protected] or Simone Smith, LPM Program Coordinator at 518-487-5591 or [email protected].
To register by phone, please call 1-800-582-2452.