Skills CLE

Trial Techiques Part II: Cross Examination & Summation
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

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+$30.00
$50.00

Trial Techiques Part I: Jury Selection, Opening Statements & Direct Examination
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
For more information, contact Meredith Symonds, Esq. at 718-624-0675, ext. 206 or msymonds@brooklynbar.org

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To Order Online:

+$30.00
$50.00

OCA Approved Article 81 Training for Guardians, Court Evaluators, and Attorneys for Alleged Incapacitated Persons

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
(7 MCLE Credits:3.5 Prof. Practice, 1.5 Skills, 2 Ethics.)
A panel of experienced attorneys and Office of Court Administration staff will provide certification training required for guardian appointment in New York State.
Presented by:
•Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq.
•Helen Galette, Esq.
•Peggy Barbanel, Esq.
•Louise Albenda, Esq.
•OCA Part 36 Staff Attorney
Sponsored by:
•BBA’s Elder Law Committee-Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq., Chair
•Investors Bank
For More Information Please Contact: Meredith Symonds at msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or (718) 624-0675, ext. 206
To Download the Flyer and Registration Form, Click Here!
To Order Online:

$100.00

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.

 

Nuts and Bolts of Taking a Deposition*-PreRecorded CLE
Originally Presented on Thursday, April 4th-6:00-8:00pm
123 Remsen Street
2 MCLE Credits (Skills)

Moderated by:
Richard Klass, Esq., Your Court Street Lawyer
Presented by:
• John Bonina, Esq., Partner of Bonina & Bonina, P.C.
• Lara Genovesi, Esq., Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Jeffrey S. Sunshine, Kings County Supreme Court
• Aimee Richter, Esq., Partner of Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP
Sponsored by:
• BBA’s Mentorship Committee
• Investors Bank
• Diamond Reporting and Legal Video

Course Description: Come learn how to prepare for conducting a deposition, one of the most important fact-finding missions in a case.  Learn the rules and laws that apply to deposition objections and how to preserve the record.  Presentations will come from practitioners in fields of personal injury/medical malpractice and matrimonial issues as well as from the judicial perspective.
This program is appropriate for attorneys and newly admitted attorneys.
The Brooklyn Bar maintains a financial hardship policy.

*Indicates a course offering basic training for skills and practice.

To Order the CD Online:

+$30.00
$50.00

For more information, contact Meredith Symonds:
msymonds@brooklynbar.org, or 718-624-0675, ext. 206

 

Credits: 6 MCLE credits (3.5 Practice, 1.5 Skills, 1 Ethics)

OCA Approved Article 81 training for certified guardian, court evaluator, ans attorney for alleged incapacitated persons.

In-quantity discount = 3 DVDs

Price: $100.00

Credits: 3 CLE Credits (Skills)

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Credits: 3 MCLE Credits(1 ethics, 1 skills, 1 professional practice)
Speakers: Fred Abrams, Esq.

This seminar provides the matrimonial/family lawyer with countermeasures effective against even those most determined to hide assets. The course explains how offshore bank accounts, shell companies, multiple jurisdictions and other methods are used to hide millions during equitable distribution and child support proceedings. Presented 2/3/09

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