Pre-recorded CLE for Purchase

New Tax Act
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-04
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Trust and Estate Elections and Terminations; Collateral Issues; Transfer of Family Business Ownership to the Next Generation Through the Use of Grants; Gifting Techniques; Slats; Sale to an IDIGT (Intentionally Defective Irrevocable Grantor Trust); The 3.8% Medicare Tax.
Faculty:
Eugene L. Stoler, CPA, JD, LLM
Bradley M. McKinney, CPA
Roberto Viceconte, CPF, CPA, JD

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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.

Negotiation Tips and Techniques
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2013-02
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Mediation and a View from the Bench; Negotiation from the Plaintiff’s Perspective; Negotiation from the Defense Perspective.
Faculty:
Hon. Elizabeth Bonina
Dean Delianites, Esq.
Steven Jeffrey Harkavy, Esq.

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Enter attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member, Non-Mem, Student or Non-Atty) and click “Add To Cart.”

$50.00

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

Independent Contractors v. Employees:
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course# 2012-06
Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Independent Contractors under the following: Title VII, ERISA, NYS and NYC Human Rights Laws, Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Insurance Claims, National Labor Relations Act; Employee Misclassifications under the following: FLSA and IRS Voluntary Classification Settlement Program, Tax Laws.
Faculty:
Hon. Katherine A. Levine, Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York
Ira Cure, Esq., Employment Lawyer, Labor and Employment Arbitrator and Mediator
Pamela A. Elisofon, Esq., Elisofon Law Office
Joan C. Lenihan, Esq., Private Practitioner
Shamsey T. Oloko, Esq., Partner at The Thorgood Law Firm
Shaun C. Reid, Esq., Principal at Reid Kelly, P.C.
Brigette Renaud, Managing Member at Renaud PLLC
Sponsors:
The BBA Employment & Labor Law Committee, Pamela Elisofon, Esq. – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
National Employment Lawyer’s Association, New York Chapter
Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, Lisa Schreibersdorf, President
Judicial Title Insurance Agency

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Enter attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member, Non-Mem, Student or Non-Atty) and click “Add To Cart.”

$50.00

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

Medical Malpractice: The Most Recent and Important System Changes
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2012-03
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Changes in Med Mal Trial Readiness Part in Brooklyn; Statewide Changes in the Litigation and Trial of Medical Malpratice Cases; Med Mal Early Settlement Part; Medical Indemnity Infant Fund; Advising Clients on the Medical Indemnity Fund.
Faculty:

Judge Ann Pfau, Statewide Coordinating Judge, Medical Malpractice Matters
Judge Marsha Steinhardt, Presiding Judge, Kings County Med Mal Trial Readiness Part
Judge Lawrence Knipel, Kings County Early Settlement Part
John Bonina, Esq., Bonina and Bonina, P.C.
Sponsored by:
The BBA Medical Malpractice Law Committee, John Bonina – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
HSBC Bank – Montague Street Branch

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

$50.00

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

[Eth]ex & The City: Legal Ethics v. The City’s Morality
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2011-29
2 MCLE Credits (Ethics)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Description:
This CLE program will address new ethics-related issues in the “digital context,” the new and modified Rules of Professional Conduct, as well as some of the frequently-raised issues relating to aggressive litigation and the adversarial process, which should be “spotted” by attorneys for closer examination. Need-to-know, “high-impact” ethics issues to keep both your client and your law license include: understanding the differences between ethics and morality; questionable investigative techniques; the media’s sensationalism of the “trial lawyer”; the “zealous” advocacy defense; the impact of technology inside and outside the courtroom, including computer malpractice; and understanding the disciplinary process.
Faculty: Pery D. Krinsky, Esq., Krinsky PLLC

Sponsors:
The BBA’s Young Lawyers Section – Jimmy Lathrop, Chair
The BBA’s Technology Committee – Andrea Bonina, Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

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Enter attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member, Non-Mem, Student or Non-Atty) and click “Add To Cart.”

$50.00

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

The Marriage Equality Act: Issues & Considerations for the Practitioner in Advising Same-Sex Couples
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2011-28
1.5 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $40 | Non-Mem $60 | Student $7 | Non-Atty $30

Topics:
New York’s Marriage Equality Act: What is It; Federal Defense of Marriage Act; Impact of Marriage Equality Act on Marriage and Divorce; Impact of Act on Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples.

Opening Remarks by:
Honorable Jeffrey S. Sunshine, Supervising Judge of the Matrimonial parts Kings County
Faculty:
Alison Arden Besunder, Law Offices of Alison Arden Besunder P.C., Principal.
Alyssa Ann Rower, Associate, Matrimonial Law, Aronson, Mayefsky & Sloan, LLP
Sponsors:
The BBA’s Family Law Section, RoseAnn C. Branda, Esq. – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

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Enter attendee name in the appropriate box below (Member, Non-Mem, Student or Non-Atty) and click “Add To Cart.”

$40.00

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

Intellectual Property for Solo and Small Firms
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2011-14
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

 

Topics:
Copyright and Trademark Issues; Registration Practice; Entertainment Law; Music Business; Film/Television; New Technology; Intellectual Property Licensing.
Faculty:
Bruno Codispoti, Esq., Codispoti & Associates, P.C.
Kenneth Feldman, Esq., Feldman Law Group PC
Wallace E. J. Collins III, Esq.
Sponsors:
The BBA’s Intellectual Property Committee, Bruno Codispoti – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

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

$50.00

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

Business Valuations
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2011-07
2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $50 | Non-Mem $80 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40

Topics:
Standards of Value; Fundamental Theory; Business Valuations Guidelines; Business Valuation Organizations; Valuation Approaches; Tax Impacting Pass Through Entities; Capitalization Rates; Replacement Compensation; Finding the Cash
Moderator:
Aimee L. Richter, Esq. – Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP
Faculty:
Louis J. Cercone, Jr., CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, – Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC
Douglas P. Sosnowski, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFF – Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC

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

$50.00

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

Miscellaneous Proceedings in the Surrogates’s Court: What You Must Know
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2010-13
2.5 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Member $65 | Non-Mem $100 | Student $12 | Non-Atty $50

Topics:
Compromise and account proceedings; Proceedings to fix attorney’s fees; Safe Deposit Box and Apartment Search Proceedings; Modifying Letters on account of additional assets or to sell real property; Proceedings to revoke/suspend Letters; Resignation of fiduciary; Discovery/Turnover proceedings; Reverse Discovery Proceedings/Special Letters of Administration; Proceedings against fiduciary; Construction/Cy Pres proceedings; Appointment of successor executor; Proceedings to compel production of Will; Proceedings to determine validity and effect of right of election; Proceedings to determine validity of claim; Proceedings for advance commissions; Withdrawal proceedings; Proceedings to obtain advice and direction; Proceedings for authorization to continue business; Proceeding to create Supplemental Needs Trust; Probate to Heirship proceedings.
Moderator: Hon. Bruce M. Balter
Faculty:

Gary R. Mund, Esq.
Paul S. Forster, Esq.
Frank T. Strafaci, Esq.

To Purchase Online:
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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.

Amended Power of Attorny Statute Practical Tips
Pre-Recorded (CD)

Course #2011-01
1 MCLE Credit (Professional Practice)
Members $25 | Non-Members $40 | Student $10 | Non-Atty $40 

Description: This program provides an overview of the amended Power of Attorney Statute and Practical Tips for Implementation.
Moderator:
Fern Finkel, Esq.
Faculty:
Anthony Lamberti, Esq.
Sponsors:
The Brooklyn Bar Association Elder Law Committee, Anthony J. Lamberti, Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

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