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How to Land a Law Firm Job

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
5:30-6: Networking & Refreshments
6-8: CLE
2 MCLE Credits (Law Practice Management)

Member $50 | Non-Member $80 | Law Student $10
+$20 for payment received less than 24 hours before program

Description:
This course will teach you to effectively market yourself to land your ideal law firm job. We’ll share strategies for drafting your resume, building your social network profiles and responding to difficult interview questions. Our diverse panel, comprised of a an employment relations director, a legal recruiter and law firm partners, will provide useful insight to professionals at all career stages, from law students to practicing attorneys looking for a change.

Presented By:
Robin E. Nackman, Esq., Director of Employer Relations, Brooklyn Law School Office of Career and Professional Development
David B. Sarnoff, Esq., Principal, Morandi, Taub & Sarnoff LLC
Andrea Bonina, Esq., Partner, Bonina & Bonina, P.C.

Moderated By:
Richard Klass, Esq.

Sponsored By:
Mentor Program Committee – Richard Klass, Esq., Chair

To Register Online:
Enter CLE attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member or Non-Member) and click “Add To Cart.”

$50.00

For more information, contact Danielle A. Levine, CLE Director, at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or dlevine@brooklynbar.org.

We maintain a financial hardship policy. Contact CLE Director for more information.

Litigation Made Simple: E-Filing in Kings County 

Monday, March 9, 2015
12:30-1: Lunch & Networking
1-2: CLE
1 Professional Practice Credit
Members $30| Non-Members $50 | Non-Attorneys: $25 | Law Students: $5
+$20 late registration fee if payment not received 24 hours prior to program

Description:
Kings County Clerk, Hon. Nancy T. Sunshine, and staff will walk attendees through the E-Filing process with sample case filings. Learn how to use the E-Filing system to simplify your litigation practice: reduce the size of your hard-files, eliminate unnecessary trips to court, and lessen the number of documents you serve by mail. A visual step-by-step presentation will teach you how to use this modern technology.

Presented By:
Craig Schatzman, Senior Court Analyst, Kings County Court
James Blain, Administrator, Kings County Court

Moderated By:
Hon. Nancy T. Sunshine, Kings County Clerk

Sponsored By:
BBA’s Computer Technology Committee – Andrea Bonina, Esq., Co-Chair & Daniel Antonelli, Esq., Co-Chair

To Register Online:
Enter CLE attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member, Non-Member, Non-Attorney or Law Student) and click “Add To Cart.”

$30.00

For more information, contact Danielle A. Levine, CLE Director, at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or dlevine@brooklynbar.org.

We maintain a financial hardship policy. Contact CLE Director for more information.

CPLR Update 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015
5:30-6: Networking & Refreshments
6-8: CLE
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Members $50 | Non-Members $80  
+$20 for payment received less than 24 hours before program

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.

Presented By:
David Paul Horowitz, Esq.

Sponsored By:
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

To Register Online:
Enter CLE attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member or Non-Member) and click “Add To Cart.”

$50.00

For more information, contact Danielle A. Levine, CLE Director, at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or dlevine@brooklynbar.org.

We maintain a financial hardship policy. Contact CLE Director for more information.

Whats Inside:

  • Tailoring a firm for Value added marketing
  • BBA Welcomes new CLE Director
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • The State of Estates
  • First Department Supports Dismissing Parking Tickets
  • The ABC’s of CLE’s

To view a PDF of the Barrister click HERE

Pre-Recorded CLE:
Digital Evidence in Matrimonial Cases – Deconstructing Electronically Stored Information

This CLE was taped on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

2 MCLE Credits (.5 Ethics & 1.5 Skills)
Members $50 | Non-Members $80  

Description:
The volume of digital evidence potentially available in matrimonial (and other) cases dwarfs all evidence in all other forms. Recent ethical opinions state that a practitioner must be competent to deal with electronic evidence issues and the Uniform Rules for NY Trial Courts mandate consideration for Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (“ESI”) at the time of Preliminary Conference.
Presented By:
Nicholas G. Himonidis, J.D., CFE, CCFS
Sponsored By:
BBA’s Family Law Section – RoseAnn C. Branda, Esq., Chair
Investors Bank
Thomson Reuters – Westlaw

To Purchase Online:
Enter CLE attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member or Non-Member) and click “Add To Cart.” In the notes section, please indicate whether you would like a CD or DVD copy.

$50.00

For more information, contact Danielle A. Levine, CLE Director, at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or dlevine@brooklynbar.org.

Whats Inside:

  • Rebecca Rose Woodland inducted as BBA President
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • The State of the Estates
  • NYS Commercial Landlord-Tenant Law & Procedure Part III
  • Induction Photos
  • Elder Law Update

Click HERE to see a PDF of the barrister


Date Added: January 5, 2015

Job Description: Associate Attorney Position, 5 plus years experience representing plaintiffs in construction site accidents with strong writing skills.

Contact: Glenn Verchick, Esq. 212-601-9700


Lawyer – Insurance Defense [Premises/Labor Law]

Miller, Leiby and Associates, P.C. [formerly Jeffrey Miller & Associates, P.C.], a growing and expanding law firm, seeks an insurance defense attorney with not less than seven years of experience in all aspects of Insurance Defense litigation focused on premises liability and labor law matters. Attorney will be expected to handle all aspects of litigation

http://www.millerleiby.com/ is a boutique firm with a diversified practice. Associates will be afforded opportunities to develop a wide array of skills and practice areas.

Please forward a resume and cover letter with salary requirements attached to jmiller@millerleiby.com.

Miller, Leiby & Associates, P.C.
32 Broadway | 13th Floor | New York, NY 10004
Tel: 212.227.4200 | Fax: 212.504.8369 | MillerLeiby.com


 

Date added: November 12, 2014

Job Description:  Associate “legal resident” for NYC estate planning, Surrogate Court, and litigation firm.  1-3 years experience.  Salary contingent on experience.  Send cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample as directed below.

Contact information:  Send required materials to alison@besunderlaw.com

 


 

Date added: November 12, 2014

Job Description:  Administrative Assistant to provide general administrative support for one attorney with busy NYC estate planning, Surrogate Court and litigation practice.  1-5 years experience.  Salary contingent on experience.  Send cover letter and resume by email.

Contact information:

alison@besunderlaw.com


 

Date added: October 28, 2014

Job Description: Matrimonial Associate for Bay Ridge Law Firm.  1-3 years experience.  Salary negotiable depending on experience.  Send Cover letter and resume to email address below.

Contact information: Send cover letter and resume to R. Branda at rbranda@carusobranda.com.  Telephone # 718-680-5778


 

Date Added: July 22, 2014

Job Description: Looking for a new associate to manage a boutique Probate and Administration/Estate Planning Law Firm on Court Street.  1-2 years of experience in these areas required.  Send  resume and cover to email address below. Starting salary is between 40-50k, doe. Laptop and Notary license will be required.

Contact Information: markfriedmanlaw@aol.com

 


 Date added: September 10, 2014

Friends:

I am looking for an attorney with at least five years of quality plaintiff’s personal injury experience.

The candidate must be well versed in the Labor Law, products liability, MVA and general negligence.

Contact: Gregory Cannata cannata@cannatalaw.com


 

 

Whats Inside:

  • Business Development for Small Law Firms
  • Supreme Court’s Ruling on Voiding DoMA and its impact on Practitioners
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • The State of the Estates
  • New York State Commercial Landlord/Tenant Law and procedure: A primer Part 2
  • “The New Kids on the Block”
  • Medical Malpractice Update

View a PDF of the Barrister HERE

Whats inside:

  • No Fault, No Foul Litigating
    First-Party-Benefit-Cases
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • Committees/Sections 2013-2014
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game
  • Introduction to the courts of Madagascar

Please click HERE to view a PDF of the Barrister

Land Use and Zoning In NYC: The Basics*

2 Professional Practice Credits
Originally Presented On: October 9, 2013

This Real Property course will introduce attorneys to the fundamental building blocks of zoning and delve into the details of zoning calculations, CEQR requirements, development rights transfers. The speakers will also discuss the various city agencies associated with land use, including the Departments of City Planning and Buildings, the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals,and the NYC Landmarks Commission.

*Indicates a course offering basic training for skills and practice.

Presented by:
Mark Caruso, Esq., Caruso, Caruso & Branda, P.C.
Chris Wright, Esq., Simons & Wright LLC

Sponsored By:
BBA’s Real Property Law Committee- Mark Caruso, Esq., Chair

To Order the CD Online:

+$30.00
$50.00

For More Information, Contact Meredith Symonds, Esq.:

msymonds@brooklynbar.org; 718-624-0675, ext. 206