Pre-recorded CLE for Purchase

Original CLE Date: September 20, 2011

Credits: 2.5 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer, and
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Office of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Sponsored by:
The BBA’s Bankruptcy Committee, David J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

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.

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E-mail: lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date and Time: September 13, 2011
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 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.

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E-mail: lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date: May 18, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
Dr. Donald H. Marks, MD
Richard Mischel, Esq.
Dr. Lawrence Shields, MD
George A. Farkas, Esq.
Michael Farkas, Esq.

Sponsored by:
The BBA’s Criminal Law Section, – George A. Farkas, Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
The Kings County Criminal Bar Association

This course will review: the use of Functional MRI in criminal matters to explain and litigate issues involving cognitive ability, lie-detection, and mitigation related to brain functions. The presentation will also cover admissibility, motions to suppress and appellate issues related to cell-site data in criminal prosecutions.  The presenters will describe what cell-site data is, what it shows, and how to interpret the documents that you receive from the wireless carriers when they comply with your subpoena.  Additionally, the seminar will discuss using Google Earth for demonstrative exhibits.

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Original CLE Date: April 27, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
Barry S. Engel, Esq., – Engel & Reiman pc
Eugene L. Stoler, CPA, JD, LLM(Taxation) – Partner, Raich Ende Malter &Co LLP

Sponsored by: The Brooklyn Bar Association Taxation Committee, Eugene L. Stoler, Esq., – Chair

Topics will include: an overview of basic asset protection concepts and planning tools; domestic vs foreign asset protection trusts – an analysis of principles and statutory provisions; U.S. tax implications and compliance requirements; an update on recent case law and other challenges; and trust law meets contempt law – now what?

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date: April 11, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
Kenneth Feldman, Esq., Feldman Law Group PC
Bruno Codispoti, Esq., Codispoti & Associates, P.C.
Wallace E. J. Collins III, Esq.

Sponsored by:
The BBA’s Intellectual Property Committee, Bruno Codispoti – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

This course is: appropriate for Solo and Small Firm practitioners looking to add an Intellectual Property component to their practice and attorneys seeking an overview of this important practice area. Lawyers often consider Intellectual Property (Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, Trade secrets, Entertainment Law) the domain of specialized boutique firms, but aspects of this practice area can readily be incorporated into solo and small firm practice in consultation with IP counsel. In this basic-level program, seasoned practitioners will present the nuts and bolts of copyright and trademark registration practice, IP licensing, Entertainment Law and an introduction to the various litigation challenges that may arise. Participants will receive a clear picture of how to handle IP basics and beyond, with IP counsel as advisor or if necessary, co-counsel. You can’t afford to miss this important introduction to the
practice of intellectual property!

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date: April 7, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Moderated by:
Hon. Esther M. Morgenstern, Kings County Supreme Court
Robert A. Ugelow, Esq., Robert A. Ugelow, P.C.

Presentations by:
Judge Paula J. Hepner, Administrative Judge of the Kings County Family Court
James E. Dolinger, Jr., Assistant Deputy Chief Clerk of the Kings County Family Court

Sponsored by:
The BBA Family Court Committee, Hon. Esther M. Morgenstern and Robert A. Ugelow – Co-Chairs
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

This course will address the substantive issues & procedural aspects of filing petitions and obtaining judicial relief in Family Court.

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date: March 30, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Ethics

Presentations by:
Marc Aronson, Esq., Marc Aronson Law Offices
Doron Leiby, Esq., Jeffrey Miller & Associates, P.C.
Domenick Napoletano, Esq., Napoletano Law
Barbara Odwak, Esq., Barbara S. Odwak Law Offices
Alvin Rabinowitz
Aimee Richter, Esq., Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP

Sponsored by:
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
The BBA’s Part 137 Attorney Fee Arbitration Committee – Domenick Napoletano, Esq., Chair
The BBA’s Mediation-Grievance Matters Committee – Barbara Odwak, Esq., Chair

The course will provide an overview of the rules governing Part 137 fee dispute hearings. The presenters will also demonstrate a typical mock hearing so that attendees can get a real feel for the process.

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date: March 24, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
David Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Sponsored by:
The Bankruptcy Committee, David J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
The Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello, Esq., Executive Director
East Coast Appraisal Services

The course will cover in detail the New York State Exemptions and how they apply in Bankruptcy along with analysis of several factual scenarios sure to come up in daily practice.

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original CLE Date: March 2, 2011
Credits: 3 Ethics Credits

Presentations by:
Michael S. Ross – Law Offices of Michael S. Ross
Clifford Robert – Robert and Robert, PLLC

Co-Sponsored by: The NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers

This program will feature an interactive exchange between two ethics experts and the audience which will explore recent developments in the field of attorney ethics. The speakers will also address emerging ethical trends that may impact on the practicing bar in the future.

For more information contact:
E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

To Order the Course, Please Go to the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers’ Website: www.trialacademy.org

Slicing Up the Pie – Business Valuation of a Pizzeria and Other Cash Businesses
*Investigative Techniques in the Valuation of a Closely Held Business
&
Business Valuation – Both an Art and a Science
*Understanding the Report & Cross Examination of the Expert Witness

Original CLE Date: February 15, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Moderated by: Aimee L. Richter, Esq. – Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP

Presentations by:
Louis J. Cercone, Jr., CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, – Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC
& Douglas P. Sosnowski, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFF – Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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