Upcoming Live CLE Seminars

ABC’s of Contracting with Minors in the Entertainment Industry

Thursday, March 12, 2015
5:30-6: Networking & Refreshments
6-8: CLE
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)

Member $60 | Non-Member $100 | Law Student $10 | Non-Attorney $50
+$20 for payment received less than 24 hours before program

Description:
Learn the  history and development of the laws governing the employment of minors in the entertainment industry and understand the New York statutory requirements, judicial approval process, New York’s Department of Labor standards and Child Performer Trust Account requirements.

Presented By:
Sanaa Z. Harris, Esq.
Desha L. Jackson, Esq.

Sponsored By:
Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Committee – Sanaa Z. Harris, Esq., Chair

To download flyer & registration form, click this link: ABCs of Contracting with Minors in the Entertainment Industry Flyer Registration

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

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.

Pixel Persuasion – Legal Writing for the 21st Century

Monday, March 23, 2015
5:30-6: Networking & Refreshments
6-7:30: CLE
1.5 MCLE Credits (Skills)

Member $45 | Non-Member $75  | Law Student $7 |Non-Attorney $ 40
+$20 for payment received less than 24 hours before program

Presented By:
Lisa Solomon, Esq.

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

Description:
More and more judges are reading briefs on computer screens, rather than on paper. While many of the basic principles of effective brief writing apply regardless of the manner in which the court consumes your brief, the electronic medium presents new opportunities to leverage both technology and principles of document design and web usability to give your brief even more persuasive power.

In this program, you’ll learn how to more persuasively present information intended to be read on a screen in pdf format. Lisa will discuss:

-how judges are reading briefs today
-the important differences between screen-reading and paper-reading
-the F-pattern
-tips for writing for the 21st-Century legal reader

To download flyer & registration form, click this link: Pixel Persuasion – Legal Writing for the 21st Century Flyer Registration

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.”

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.

How to Become a Judge

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
5:30-6PM: Reception
6-9PM: Program

NEW UPDATE: Due to the subject matter, this course does not carry CLE credit.

Member $90 | Non-Member $150  | Law Student $15 |Non-Attorney $ 75
+$20 for payment received less than 24 hours before program

Moderated By:
Hon. Frank R. Seddio, Seddio & Associates, P.C.

Presented By:
Hon. Fidel F. Del Valle, Chief Administrative Law Judge of the City of New York
Rachel H. Nash, Esq., Administrative Law Judge 2005-2013
Hon. Gary F. Morton, Judge of the Housing Court
Hon. Miriam Cyrulnik, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court; Appointed 2003-Present
Hon. Sharen D. Hudson, Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York

Description:
Have you ever considered a judicial career? A panel of prominent judges and members of the bar will share their experiences in seeking judicial office, whether by running in judicial elections or seeking appointment by the mayor.

To download flyer & registration form, click this link: How to Become a Judge Flyer Registration

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

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 download flyer & registration form, click this link: Litigation Made Simple: E-Filing in Kings County Flyer Registration Form

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.