Practice Management CLE

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

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.”


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

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

Building Your Practice Workshop*

Originally Presented On: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
(2 Practice Mgmt Credits)

Focusing on the solo and small firms, this program teaches the skills behind the “business of law” including day-to-day management, business planning, accounting, marketing, and client care.  The course will also highlight important concepts for keeping your firm’s finances and client relations.
Presented by:
Richard A. Klass, Esq.
Jaime Lathrop, Esq.
Moderated by:
Daniel R. Antonelli, Esq.
Sponsored by:
BBA’s Young Lawyer Section-Daniel R. Antonelli, Esq., Chair
BBA’s Mentoring Committee-Richard A. Klass, Esq., Chair
New York Life, Albert Hinds

*Indicates courses that offer basic training in skills and practice.

Forensic Accounting in Family Law
Lost and Found: How to Find the Money When They Say It’s “Gone”
Originally Presented on May 20, 2013 ~ 6:00-8:00pm
2MCLE Credits (Practice Management)
Presented by:
Robert I. Schindler, CPA, CFF, Partner in Charge: Forensic Accounting Services, Litigation Support and Assurance Services at Cavalcante & Company, LLC, CPAs and Business Advisors
Sponsored by:
•BBA’s Family Law Section-RoseAnn Branda, Esq., Chair
•East Coast Appraisal Services

Course Description:
Learn how forensic accountants assist attorneys in representing their clients in family law engagements.  Acquire the tools and techniques used in discovering hidden assets or unreported or under reported income. Learn about methods used in valuing closely held businesses. The presentation will include examples from actual cases and will conclude with a question and answer period.

For more information, please contact Meredith Symonds at, or 718-624-0675, ext. 206

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Bankruptcy Update 2012 – Part 2
Originally Presented Live on: September 20, 2012

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 II –Intermediate Level – This Course is a perfect follow up to Part I. Topics will include: How to get the difficult or high earning debtor under the means test cap for Chapter 7; Discharge and Dischargeability actions and how to defend them; reaffirmation of Debts and the alternatives thereto; The new exemptions – an overview.

For more information contact:
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Bankruptcy Update 2012 – Part 1
Originally Presented Live on: September 13, 2012

Credits: 2.5 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
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; Using the new electronic delivery system for certain trustees.

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