Professional Practice CLE

A Comprehensive Update On NY Bankruptcy Law

Part III –Advanced Bankruptcy

Originally Recorded on: Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Credits: 2.5 Credits (Professional Practice)

Covers Advanced Topics.

Topics will include: Proposed changes to the exemptions; Exemption Planning; Dischargeability of taxes; Chapter 13 and lien stripping.

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer, and Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC
Contact Info : 718-624-0675 ext. 211 Email : lfeldman@brooklynbar.org

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A Comprehensive Update On NY Bankruptcy Law

Originally Recorded On: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 (6:00PM – 8:30PM)
Credits: 2.5 Credits (Professional Practice)

Part I –Bankruptcy Basics

This course is for the beginning attorney who has done five or fewer 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; How to complete the means test form; How to get the Meeting of Creditors closed in one visit; Basic client interviewing.

Presentations by:
David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer, and Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC
Contact Info : 718-624-0675 ext. 211 Email : lfeldman@brooklynbar.org

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Original Recording Date: November 29, 2010
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Presentations by:
Hon. Laurie Lau, New York City Civil Court
Mitchell Posilkin, Esq., Counsel, Rent Stabilization Association
Michael C. Rosenthal, Esq., Rappaport, Hertz, Cherson & Rosenthal

Topics include: Legal Fees In Landlord-Tenant Proceedings; Cassado & Roberts (How JV1s affect Luxury Decontrol and the right to a “Low Rent Supplement”); When the tenant dies; Discovery & Depositions: Mechanisms, Methods & Enforcements and More!

For more information contact:
E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 211

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Price: $50.00

Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Speakers: Isaac N. Tuchman, Esq., Daniels & Norelli, P.C
Jeffrey Miller, Esq., Jeffrey Miller & Associates, P.C.
Sidney Cherubin, Esq., Volunteer Lawyers Project
Hon. Alice Fisher Rubin, Civil Court of the City of New York

This course covers the following topics: The Players: The Self-Represented Litigant, The Judge, The Court Attorney, Court Clerks and Uniformed Court Officers; Attorney Conduct Designed To Promote Reasonable Dispositions; Attorney Conduct That Invites Disappointment; Adjusting Your Strategy for a Pro Se Adversary; Responding to Pro Se Pleadings; The Ethical Perils of Speaking to a Pro Se Adversary; Avoiding Accusations of Undue Influence; A View on Pro Se Litigants from the Bench; and more!

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Sponsors: The Criminal Law Section, George A. Farkas, Esq., Chair
Empire Bail Bonds
Speakers: George A. Farkas, Esq.
Michael C. Farkas, Esq.
Hon. Miriam Cyrulnik, Criminal Court, Kings County
Hon. Barry Kamins, Administrative Judge for Criminal Matters, Second Judicial District

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)

Frye, Daubert, and Rule 702

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Speakers: David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

The 2009 Bankruptcy Update CLE two part series on the most recent changes to New York Bankruptcy law

Part II – Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Topics will include: Recent Decisions of Eastern District Judges Affecting You; Trends in the Law; 707(b) Challenges; A Close Review of the Means Test and Review of Cases Concerning Appropriate CMI Deductions; Recent Change in Insurance Exemption; Determining Proper Budgets in Chapter 13; Stripping Second Mortgages in Chapter 13.

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Sponsors: The Bankruptcy Committee, David J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
The Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello, Esq., Executive Director
Citibank, N.A.
East Coast Appraisal Service – Commercial and Residential Real Estate Appraisers
Speakers: David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

The 2009 Bankruptcy Update CLEa two part series on the most recent changes to New York Bankruptcy law

Part I – The Basics of Chapter 7 and 2009 UpdateTopics will include: the Basics of Chapter 7: Eligibility and Steps in the Process; Client Relations; Interview and Intake Procedures;Information the Debtor Should Be Given; Ethical Issues; Common Complexities in Everyday Cases; Valuation Issues; Claiming theProper and Maximum Exemptions; How to Get Tough Cases Through and What Cases to Avoi ; Audits, They are Back and Theyare Discovering Fraud.

Part II – Beyond the Basics of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13Topics will include: Recent Decisions of Eastern District Judges Affecting You; Trends in the Law; 707(b) Challenges; A CloseReview of the Means Test and Review of Cases Concerning Appropriate CMI Deductions; Recent Change in Insurance Exemption;Determining Proper Budgets in Chapter 13; Stripping Second Mortgages in Chapter 13.

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice)
Speakers: David J. Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Part I – The Basics of Chapter 7 and 2008 Update Topics include: the Basics of Chapter 7: Eligibility and Steps in the Process; Client Relations; Interview and Intake Procedures; Information the Debtor Should Be Given; Ethical Issues; Common Complexities in Everyday Cases; Valuation Issues; Claiming the Proper and Maximum Exemptions; How to Get Tough Cases Through and What Cases to Avoid.

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Credits: 2 MCLE Credits (2 Professional Practice)
Speakers: Hon. Alice Fisher Rubin – Judge, New York City Civil Court
Steven J. Neuwirth – Baker, Sanders, Barshay, Grossman, Fass, Muhlstock & Neuwirth, LLC
John J. Rossillo – Rossillo & Licata, P.C.
Gary Tsirelman – Law Office of Gary Tsirelman, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Siegel – Bruno, Gerbino & Soriano, LLP
David Gottlieb – Baker, Sanders, Barshay, Grossman, Fass, Muhlstock & Neuwirth, LLC
Jason Tenenbaum – Picciano & Scahill, P.C.

This panel of seasoned no-fault practitioners, from both the plaintiffs’ and defense bars, will give their insights into the practice of no-fault law. Topics to be covered include litigation strategies and pitfalls, proving your case, the “do’s & don’ts” of trial and motion practice, case law updates and a myriad of other important topics. This seminar is a must for anyone who practices no-fault law.

Price: $50.00