Risk Management for Lawyers
The New York State Bar Association is pleased to present Risk Management for Lawyers. Designed for all practicing attorneys regardless of their level of expertise, this program will provide practical tips to help improve your practice and lessen the possibility of a malpractice claim or grievance. The program includes an overview of the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, disciplinary rules, recent developments and cases of interest. Earn 4.0 MCLE Ethics credits while getting up-to-date tips from experienced practitioners and consultants.
The New York State Bar Association Risk Management for Lawyers program is offered annually. The program is also approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Uniform certificates of attendance can also be issued for other states.
Save on Your Professional Liability Insurance!
Participants in this program receive a 7.5% credit toward their CNA Lawyers' Professional Liability premium. If your renewal has already passed, the credit will be applied at your next renewal. Please note that the 7.5% credit is per attorney participating in the program regardless of status (open to full-time, part-time and moonlighting attorneys).
Sponsored by Law Practice Management Committee and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association.
Thursday, March 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
801 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
4.0 MCLE Credits | 4.0 Ethics
NYSBA Members: $150 | Non-Member: $250
Click here to view the timed program agenda.
Paul G. Ferrara, Esq. | Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC
Greg Cooke | USI Affinity
Lee S. Michaels, Esq. | Michaels & Smolak
Mary E. Gasparini, Esq. | Attorney Grievance Committee, Fifth Judicial District
Nicole M. Marlow-Jones, Esq. | Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC
Tuition Assistance: Any New York attorney who has a genuine financial hardship may apply for tuition assistance for a CLE program. Learn more at www.nysba.org/TuitionAssistance.
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 Michella Hand, CLE Program Manager or Leanne Isabelle, CLE Program Coordinator.
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