Professional Practice CLE

Original CLE Date: January 11, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Presentations by:
Isaac N. Tuchman, Esq., Daniels & Norelli, P.C.
Richard A. Klass, Esq., The Law Office of Richard A. Klass

Topics will include: Who is a debt collector, and what debts are covered; Statutory Requirements and Prohibitions; New York State and Federal Court decisions over the last year that expanded upon the meaning of the FDCPA and more.

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E-mail: lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 211

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Original CLE Date: January 31, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Moderated by: Rose Ann C. Branda, Esq., Caruso, Caruso & Branda, P.C.

Presentations by:
Hon Jeffrey Sunshine, Supervising Judge for Matrimonial Matters Supreme Court Kings County
Emily Ruben, Esq., The Legal Aid Society
Elliott Scheinberg, Esq., Attorney at Law

Sponsored by:
Family Law Section – Rose Ann C. Branda, Esq., Chair
Family Court Committee – Hon. Micky Morgenstern, Co-Chair and Robert A. Ugelow, Co-Chair
The Volunteer Lawyers Project – Jeannie Costello, Executive Director

Topics will include: An analysis, overview and discussion of the impact of the new matrimonial and child support legislation enacted in 2010 including but not limited to, No Fault divorce, temporary and final post marital maintenance awards, including the formula and factors the Court must consider; When the Court can vary from the temporary maintenance formula; Changes in counsel and expert fees; Modifications of child support orders, judgments and stipulations.

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E-mail: lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 211

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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!

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E-mail:
lfeldman@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 211

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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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