NYSBA Member: $100
Taking the Lead 2019: Winning Strategies and Techniques for Commercial Cases
By experienced and less experienced commercial litigators, critiqued by prominent members of the judiciary
This program will showcase methods of creating compelling opening and closing statements and direct and cross-examinations of witnesses through a re-enactment of an actual civil trial.
Sponsored by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and by the Young Lawyers Section.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.
7:10 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse
500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007-1312
2.0 MCLE Credits: 2.0 Skills
NYSBA Member: $100 | Non-Member: $200
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Member: $50
Young Lawyers Section Member: $50
Learn more about Taking the Lead 2019
Taking the Lead 2019 Program Postcard
Program Chair | Lauren J. Wachtler | Phillips Nizer LLP
Hon P. Kevin Castel | Federal District Court | Southern District of New York
Hon. Mae A. D’Agostino | Federal District Court | Northern District of New York
Hon. Timothy S. Driscoll | Supreme Court of the State of New York | Commercial Division, Nassau County
Hon. Saliann Scarpulla | Supreme Court of the State of New York | Commercial Division, New York County
Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin Ret. | Strook & Strook & Lavan LLP
Carrie H. Cohen | Morrison & Foerster LLP
Tracee E. Davis | Zeichner Ellman & Krause 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 to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
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 segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact CLE Program Manager Simone Smith, or the CLE Program Coordinator, Bridget Donlon.