Pre-recorded CLE for Purchase

E-Filing in the Office of the County Clerk
1 Professional Practice Credit
Wednesday, September 10, 2014~ 1:00-2:00pm
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Visual presentation on the ease of E-filing, relevant law and the Role of the Kings County Clerk.
Presented by:
•Nancy T. Sunshine, Kings County Clerk
•James Blain, Administrator
•Craig Schatzman, Senior Court Analyst
Sponsored by:
Brooklyn Bar Association’s Computer Technology Committee, Andrea Bonina, Esq., Co-Chair and Daniel Antonelli, Esq, Co-Chair
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$25.00

OCA Approved Article 81 Guardianship Training
7 MCLE Credits (Prof. Practice, Skills, Ethics)
Originally Presented on: Wednesday, May 21, 2014~ 9:00am-5:00pm
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
A panel of experienced attorneys and Office of Court Administration staff will provide certification training required for guardian appointment in New York State. This course is approved for both attorneys and non-attorneys.
Presented by:
•Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq.
•Helen Galette, Esq.
•Fern Finkel, Esq.
•Peggy Barbanel, Esq.
•James Cahill, Esq.
•Liz Candreva, Esq.-OCA Part 36 Staff Attorney
•Louise Albenda, Esq.
Sponsored by:
•    Brooklyn Bar Association’s Elder Law Commitee, Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq.-Chair
•    Investors Bank

Registration Fee includes CLE credits and a CD of the materials. If you would like a printed copy of the materials, the Brooklyn Bar Association can provide at cost for $30.
For More Information Please Contact: Meredith Symonds at msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or (718) 624-0675, ext. 206

$100.00

Trial Techiques Part II: Cross Examination & Summation
Originally Presented On: Thursday, May 15, 2014~ 6:00-8:00pm
(2 Skills Credits)

Whether you are just starting your trial practice or have been amazing judges and juries for years, this course is the first part of a courtroom skills series that will provide attorneys with helpful tips to designing and performing excellent voir dire, oral argument, and witness questioning skills for the court.
Presented by: Andrew Smiley, Esq., Partner of Smiley & Smiley, LLP
For more information, contact Meredith Symonds, Esq. at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or msymonds@brooklynbar.org

+$30.00
$50.00

Trial Techniques Part I: Jury Selection, Opening Statements & Direct Examination
Originally Presented On: Wednesday, May 7, 2014~ 6:00-8:00pm
(2 Skills Credits)

Whether you are just starting your trial practice or have been amazing judges and juries for years, this course is the first part of a courtroom skills series that will provide attorneys with helpful tips to designing and performing excellent voir dire, oral argument, and witness questioning skills for the court.
Presented by: Andrew Smiley, Esq., Partner at Smiley & Smiley, LLP
Sponsored by:BBA’s Civil Courts Committee- Jeffrey Miller, Esq., Chair, Lien Resolution Group
For more information, contact Meredith Symonds, Esq. at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or msymonds@brooklynbar.org

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+$30.00
$50.00

Criminal Diversion Programs: Essentials Explained From the Bench

Originally Presented on: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
(2 Professional Practice Credits)
A panel of Brooklyn justices will explain the alternative programs crucial to our criminal justice system.
Presented by:
•Justice Jo Ann Ferdinand, Brooklyn Treatment Court;
•Justice Michael J. Brennan, Veteran’s Court;
•Justice Matthew J. D’Emic, Mental Health Court
Moderated by: Scott H. Klein, Esq.
Sponsored by:
BBA’s Criminal Law Section- George Farkas, Esq., Chair
For More Information Please Contact: Meredith Symonds at msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or (718) 624-0675, ext. 206

$50.00

Pitfalls of Criminal Representation: Grand Jury to Trial Basics*
Originally Presented on : Thursday April 24t, 2014
(2 Prof. Practice Credits)
This course will raise important issues to consider when balancing the desires and the best interest of your client at each stage of a criminal case. Part of the course will specifically focus on pre-trial hearings regarding identification, statements, and theft and recovered property.
Moderated by: Scott H. Klein, Esq.
Presented by:
•Edward J. Mandery, Esq.
•Martin G. Goldberg, Esq.
Sponsored by:
•BBA’s Criminal Law Section-George Farkas, Esq., Chair
•Investors Bank
•LexisNexis

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$50.00

Nuts & Bolts of No Fault Insurance*

Originally Presented on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
(2 Prof. Practice Credits)
Experienced attorneys and two judges will cover the nuts and bolts of no fault practice, including recent developments in case law and decisions regarding peer doctors and the preclusion defense.
Presented by:
•David Gottlieb, Esq.
•Jeff Seigel, Esq.
•Hon. Peter Sweeney
•Hon. Katherine Levine
Sponsored by:
BBA’s No Fault Committee-Dean Delianites, Esq., Chair
For more information, please contact Meredith Symonds, Esq. at msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or 718-624-0675.

 

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
•LexisNexis

*Indicates courses that offer basic training in skills and practice.
For more information, please contact Meredith Symonds, Esq. at msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or 718-624-0675.

Preregistration is no longer available. Please register at the door 15 minutes before the course begins.

Court Mandated Mediation Programs
Originally Presented: Monday, March 31, 2014, 6-8pm
(2 Skills Credits)
This presentation will incorporate the proceedings and functions of various Court sponsored mediation programs, in both the State & Federal Court.  This program is for both practitioners & mediators.
Presented by:
Lisa Courtney, Esq., Special Projects Counsel-Office of ADR and Court Improvement
Catherine Friedman, Esq., New York City Family Court ADR Coordinator Programs
Hon. Robin S. Garson, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County
Gerald Lepp, Esq.-ADR Administrator, Eastern District of New York Mediation Program
Rebecca Price, Esq., Mediation Supervisor, Southern District of New York Mediation Program
Moderated by: Ira Cure, Esq. and Steven Harkavy, Esq.
Sponsored by:
BBA’s ADR Committee- Hon. Elizabeth Bonina and Steven Harkavy, Esq., Co-Chairs
For more information, please contact Meredith Symonds, Esq. at msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or 718-624-0675.

 

The 2013 Elder Law Update
Originally Presented on Monday, November 4, 2013
2 Professional Practice Credits
Bernard A. Krooks, Esq. will provide an update on recent developments in elder law and how to pay for long-term care.  The seminar will cover such topics as Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, nursing homes, assisted living, guardianship, Medicaid trusts, and special needs trusts.  Relevant tax considerations will also be addressed.

Presented by:
Bernard A. Krooks, Esq.
Sponsored by:
•BBA’s Elder Law Committee- Anthony Lamberti, Esq., Chair
•East Coast Appraisal Service

To Order the CD Online

$50.00

For More Information, Contact Meredith Symonds, Esq.: msymonds@brooklynbar.org or 718.624.0675, ext 206.