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  • Liz Padilla Memorial 5K Run
  • The State of the Estates
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • Roll Call
  • Across my desk

To see a PDF of the November 2011 Barrister click HERE

Introduction to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act:
An Analysis of Collection Ethics and an Annual Review of FDCPA Case Law

Originally Presented On: December 13, 2011 – 6:00-8:00pm
Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (.5 Ethics, 1.5 Professional Practice)

Presentations by:
Richard A. Klass, Esq., Law Office of Richard A. Klass.
Isaac N. Tuchman, Esq., Daniels & Norelli, P.C.

Sponsored by:
The BBA’s Mentoring Committee – Richard A. Klass, Chair
The BBA’s Civil Court Committee – Dino Mastropietro, Chair

Topics will include: What debts are covered by the FDCPA; who is a “debt collector” subject to the FDCPA, and what conduct is mandated or prohibited by the FDCPA; a review of the year’s decisions interpreting the FDCPA; and the ethics and consequences of aggressive collection activity.

For more information contact:
E-mail: msymonds@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Whats inside:

  • Separate Property Revisited
  • Everything Brooklyn Media publishes Barrister
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • Brooklyn Bar Golf Outing – A hole in one
  • BBA Outing to MCU Park
  • BBA Members attend NYSBA Meeting
  • BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project Awards

Please click HERE to see a PDF of the Septemer Barrister.

Original CLE Date and Time: September 13, 2011
Credits: 2.5 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer, and
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Office of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Part I – Bankruptcy Basics – This course is for the beginning attorney who has done 5 or less bankruptcies and is excellent for sending your staff and paralegals to learn or re-learn the Basics of Bankruptcy and Chapter 7.  Topics will include: How to properly complete and amend Schedules and other required filings; How to convert to other Chapters; The basics of how to complete the means test form; How to get the Meeting of Creditors closed in one visit; Basic client interviewing.

For more information contact:
E-mail: lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Whats Inside:

  • Induction of Officers & Trustees
  • The Docket
  • New Members
  • Legal Briefs
  • Respectfully submitted
  • VLP Program earns State Bar Award
  • The State of Estates
  • Photos from the induction

To see a PDF of the July Barrister click HERE.

Original CLE Date: May 18, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
Dr. Donald H. Marks, MD
Richard Mischel, Esq.
Dr. Lawrence Shields, MD
George A. Farkas, Esq.
Michael Farkas, Esq.

Sponsored by:
The BBA’s Criminal Law Section, – George A. Farkas, Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
The Kings County Criminal Bar Association

This course will review: the use of Functional MRI in criminal matters to explain and litigate issues involving cognitive ability, lie-detection, and mitigation related to brain functions. The presentation will also cover admissibility, motions to suppress and appellate issues related to cell-site data in criminal prosecutions.  The presenters will describe what cell-site data is, what it shows, and how to interpret the documents that you receive from the wireless carriers when they comply with your subpoena.  Additionally, the seminar will discuss using Google Earth for demonstrative exhibits.

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Original CLE Date: February 1, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Presentation by:
Professor Robert Boland, Esq. – New York University, Sports Law Expert and Sports Agent

Topics will include: why all major sports are experiencing major collective bargaining and labor law crises; why each may endure a work stoppage during the coming 12 months; how this week’s game could be the last Super Bowl for some time. It will also explore why even the most elemental business activities of any sports team must have some form of antitrust immunity and why the contracts which hold together long business relationships in sport are increasingly made to be broken. Finally, the presentation will give everyone who attends a relevant takeaway from sports law that they can successfully adapt to their own practice.

For more information contact:
E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Whats’ Inside:
 
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project Receives Award at Kick-Off event
  • Discoverability of a Personal Injury Plaintiffs Facebook and Myspace
  • Legal Briefs
  • New Members
  • Respectfully Submitted
  • Roll Call
  • Insurance Resources in the Brooklyn Supreme Court Library
  • The State of Estates
  • Fifth Annual Liz Padilla Race
  • The Docket

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