Continuing Legal Education

Understanding the New Uniform Disciplinary Rules

Thursday, April 21, 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:
The Administrative Board of the statewide court system recently adopted new rules that will harmonize various disciplinary procedures around the state. These rules promise a more uniform approach to disciplining New York attorneys.
Thus, charges of attorney misconduct will be investigated in a similar manner across the state and sanctions for similar kinds of wrongdoing will be consistent. The program will discuss what changes were made and what procedures will remain in place.

Faculty:
Hon. Barry Kamins (ret.) 
Former Chair, Grievance Committee for the 2nd, 11th and 13th Judicial Districts 

Hon. Sarah L. Krauss (ret.) 
Chair of the Judicial Assistance Initiative for ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs and member of the CoLAP Advisory Board 

Hal R. Lieberman, Esq.
Partner Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, and former Chief Counsel for the Departmental Disciplinary Committee

Robert P. Guido, Esq.
Executive Director for Attorney Matters, Appellate Division, 2d Department

Sponsors:
Brooklyn Bar Association
Professional Ethics Committee
Hon. Barry Kamins, Chair

Brooklyn Bar Association
Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee
John Urban, Esq., Chair
Kathleen Waterman, Esq., Co-Chair

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It’s All Politics: Can I Say That In the Workplace

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits

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

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2016 OCA Approved Article 81 Guardianship Training

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
9:00AM-5:00PM 
8 MCLE Credits

Member $140 | Non-Member $225 | Law Student $20 | Non-Attorney $100
+$20 for walk-up registrations

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2016 Elder Law Update

Thursday, April 28, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits

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

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Actual Innocence

Monday, March 30, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits

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

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How to Probate a Will

Monday, March 28, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits

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

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Confrontation After Crawford

Monday, March 14, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits

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

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How To: Tips & Practical Overview of Judgments of Divorce & How to Incorporate the New Maintenance Guidelines

Thursday, February 25, 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:
Rejections of proposed judgments of divorce packets for form and substance defects result in delays. This CLE is designed to help you avoid some of the most common preparation pitfalls that result in rejections of proposed judgment of divorce packets. This CLE is appropriate for attorneys of all experience levels as a how-to for newly admitted attorneys and as a refresher for attorneys with many years of experience.

Faculty:
Hon. Jeffrey S. Sunshine

Supervising Judge for Matrimonial Matters for Kings County

John Fiumara, Esq.
Deputy Chief Court Attorney, Law Department, Supreme Court, Kings County

Abigail Mattaro, Esq.
Principal Law Secretary to Hon. Jeffrey S. Sunshine

Sponsors:
Brooklyn Bar Association

Family Law Section
RoseAnn Branda, Esq., Chair
Aimee Richter, Esq., Vice-Chair
Phil Brown, Esq., Vice-Chair
Randi Karmel, Esq., Vice-Chair

Investors Bank


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

Thursday, 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

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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

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