Free for NYSBA Members | Non-Member: $150
We All Speak Justice Here! Ensuring Language Access in the New York Courts
This program will explore the Strategic Plan implemented by the New York State Unified Court System, Office of Language Access, to address the growing needs of thousands of individuals with limited English proficiency and discuss changing technology and resources needed to facilitate court interpreting.
This program is being presented by the New York State Bar Association in conjunction with the NYS Unified Court System Advisory Committee on Language Access.
Sponsored by the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, the Committee on Immigration Representation and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association and by the Richmond County Bar Association, The Legal Aid Society - Richmond County Office, Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association, Staten Island Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Staten Island Women's Bar Association.
Friday, April 5, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Lunch will be provided
Richmond County Courthouse
26 Central Avenue, Central Jury Room, 1st Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
2.0 MCLE Credits | 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias, 1.0 Ethics
Free for Members of NYSBA, Co-Sponsoring Organizations and Attorneys of the Unified Court System | Non-Member: $150
Hon. Raja Rajeswari | Criminal Court of the City of New York | Chairperson of the Court Interpreter Advisory Committee of the Unified Court System
Daniel M. Weitz, Esq. | Director, Division of Professional and Court Services of the Unified Court System
Ann A. Ryan | Coordinator, Office of Language Access of the Unified Court System
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 Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager or Minika Udoko, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist.