For Attorneys

2016 CPLR Update Co-Sponsored with the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits
(Professional Practice)

Member $60 | Non-Member $100 | Law Student $10 | Non-Attorney $50
+$20 for walk-up registrations

Description:
This program is a must for attorneys litigating in the New York State Courts! Join us for this comprehensive update on NY’s Civil Practice Law and Rules. Topics will include significant recent case law, the impact of recent Court of Appeals pronouncements and rulings, current disclosure issues and more.

Faculty:
Professor Richard Farrell
Brooklyn Law School

 

Video Evidence: Legal Standards & Practical Considerations

Thursday, February 18, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits
(Skills)

Member $60 | Non-Member $100 | Law Student $10 | Non-Attorney $50
+$20 for walk-up registrations

Description:
This course will discuss various legal issues regarding video evidence, including authentication of videos in evidence, proper methodology for obtaining video from third party surveillance systems, spoliation, and various other topics. We will cover both legal theory as well as practical considerations needed to obtain, effectively use (or preclude) video into evidence.

Faculty:
Carmen Jack Giordano, Esq.
Principal, Giordano Law Offices, PLLC

Detective Eric Grimes
Principal, Video Extraction, Inc.

Sponsors:
Brooklyn Bar Association

Computer Technology Committee
Andrea Bonina, Esq., Co-Chair
Daniel Antonelli, Esq., Co-Chair

Peter J. Ross
Merrill Lynch

 

Ethics, Social Media, Websites & Online Advertising: What Attorneys Need to Know

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits
(Ethics)

Member $60 | Non-Member $100 | Law Student $10 | Non-Attorney $50
+$20 for walk-up registrations

Description:
Is your website ethical? How about your social media activity? This CLE looks at different aspects of a lawyer’s online presence and the surrounding ethical issues. At the end of this CLE you’ll know:

  • What you can and can’t say on your firm’s website;
  • Email best practices;
  • Social media do’s and dont’s;
  • Blogging ethically; and more.

This CLE provides actionable tips on not only how to stay ethical, but what you should and shouldn’t do to market your firm online, so you’ll want to take notes.

Faculty:
Andrew Cabasso, Esq.
JurisPage

Sponsors:
Brooklyn Bar Association

Computer Technology Committee
Andrea Bonina, Esq., Co-Chair
Daniel Antonelli, Esq., Co-Chair

Investors Bank


 

 

Tax Tips: Updates & Audits

Monday, November 2, 2015
6-8:00PM (Dinner at 5:30)
2 MCLE Credits (Skills)

Member $25 | Non-Member $50 | Law Student $5 | Non-Attorney $25
+$20 for payment received less than 24 hours before program

Faculty:
Dewey Golkin, Esq.
Law Offices of Dewey Golkin
Chair of BBA Commercial Law Committee

Mark Gottlieb, CPA, MST
Forensic Accountant

Peg Horan, DPS, CPA, MBA

John E. Johnson, CPA, CFE

Description:
This seminar will explore recent tax audit and examination trends, tax return treasures as they relate to litigation and forensic accounting issues and other up-dates including the rules relating to hobby losses.