Continuing Legal Education

Land Use and Zoning in NYC: The Basics
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-24
2 MCLE CREDITS (PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics: The Fundamental Building Blocks; Bulk Calculations; Related Requirements; Development Rights Transfers; City Agencies.
Faculty:
Emily Simons, Esq.; Christopher E. Wright, Esq.

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$50.00

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

The 2013 Bankruptcy Update Series: Part I
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-20
2.5 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $65 | Non-Mem $100 | Student $12 | Non-Atty $50

Topics:
Pre-Filing Considerations and Preparation for Filing Consumer Chapter 7 Cases; Evaluating Whether and When to File a Chapter 7 Case; Preparing the Documents; Preparing For and Successfully Completing the §341(a) Meeting; Post §341(a) Meeting Responsibilities; Life After Bankruptcy; Sample Court Documents; Initial Consultation; Preparation of the Schedules; Transmission of Papers to Trustee; Meeting of Creditors; Financial Management Course; Amending Schedules.
Faculty:
David J. Doyaga, Esq.
Gregory Messer, Esq.

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$65.00

The 2013 Bankruptcy Update Series: Part II
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-21
2.5 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $65 | Non-Mem $100 | Student $12 | Non-Atty $50

Topics:
Exemptions; Discharge; Effect of Conversion; Decisions of Interest; Ethics Question; Chapter 13 – Part One.
Faculty:
David J. Doyaga, Esq.
Gregory Messer, Esq.

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$65.00

The 2013 Bankruptcy Update Series: Part III
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-22
2.5 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $65 | Non-Mem $100 | Student $12 | Non-Atty $50

Topics:
Discharging Student Loans: The Search for the Holy Grail; Ethics Question; CMI; Chapter 13; Decisions of Interest.
Faculty:
David J. Doyaga, Esq.
Gregory Messer, Esq.

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$65.00

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

Nuts & Bolts of Real Property Contracts: Provisions, Procedures & Pitfalls
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-19
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Real Estate Contract Initial Intake and Pre-Contract Due Diligence and Concern; Residential Real Estate Contract; Real Estate Contract Riders; Sample Agreements; Specific Rules and Guidelines; Examples and Actual Situations Encountered.
Faculty: Mark J. Caruso, Esq.; Dominic Famulari, Esq.

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

The Mechanics and Merits of Fee Dispute Arbitration
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-16
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Mechanics of Arbitration; Hearing Guidelines; Mediator’s Perspective; How to Turn the Resolution into a Judgment; Mock Hearing (Panel).
Moderator: Domenick Napoletano, Esq.
Faculty: Avery Eli Okin, Esq.; Mark Aronson, Esq.; Mediator Alvin Rabinowitz; Richard Klass, Esq.

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$50.00

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

Forensic Accounting in Family Law – Lost and Found
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-14
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
What is Forensic Accounting and How Can it be Utilized in the Divorce Process; Forensic Techniques Relating to Hidden Assets; What Types of Assets May be Hidden; Techniques for Discovering Hidden Assets and Unreported or Under Reported Income; Valuation of Closely Held Businesses.

Faculty: Robert Schindler, CPA, CFF, CGMA

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$50.00

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

Drafting for the Pros: Nuts & Bolts of Sports Industry Commercial Contracts
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-13
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Negotiating a Contract; the Agreements.
Faculty:
Robert A. Boland, Esq.
Jeff B. Gerwirtz, Esq.

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$50.00

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

Nuts & Bolts of Taking a Deposition
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-09
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Deposition Skills from a Personal Injury Perspective; Court’s Perspective, Deposition Skills for a Matrimonial Perspective.
Faculty:
Richard Klass, Esq.
John Bonina, Esq.
Lara Genovesi, Esq.
Aimee Richter, Esq.

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

Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Home Neglect
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-07
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Plaintiff Perspective; Defense Perspective; Judicial Perspective.
Faculty:
Andrea Bonina, Esq.
Howard Fensterman, Esq.
Frank V. Carone, Esq.
Hon. Jack M. Battaglia

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$50.00

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

Asset Protection Planning: An Evening with Barry Engel
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-06
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics: Preliminary Comments and Underlying Principles; Model Plan: Step-By-Step Design; Practice Expansion Opportunities: Practical Applications of Asset Protection for Businesspeople, Professionals and Investors; Tax and Compliance Issues and Considerations; Civil, Criminal and Ethical Traps for the Unwary Planner; Overview of Reported Cases, Unreported Cases and Their Results.
Moderator:
Eugene Stoler, CPA, JD, LLM
Faculty:
Barry Engel, Esq.

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$50.00

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

Nuts & Bolts of Landlord & Tenant Law
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-05
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Rent Stabilization and Rent Control; Required and Essential Services; Lease Renewal in Rent Stabilized Apartments; Vacancy Leases in Rent Stabilized Apartments; Sublets, Assignments and Illusory Tenancies; Eviction from an Apartment Based on Owner Occupancy; Preferential Rents; Rent Increases for Rent Stabilized Apartments in NYC; Rent Reductions for Decreased Services; Collecting Overcharges in Rent Stabilized Apartments in NYC; Small Building Owners’ Assistance Unit; Window Guards; Harassment; Heat and Hot Water; Real Property State Statutes; Succession Rights; High-Rent Vacancy Deregulation and High-Rent High-Income Deregulation; Foreclosure and Owner and Tenant’s Rights.
Faculty:
Paul Bierman, Esq.

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$50.00

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