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Original CLE Date: October 24, 2011

Credits: 2.5 Credits (Professional Practice)

Presentations by:
Serge Joseph – Himmelstein, McConnell, Gribben, Donoghue & Joseph
James Kasdon – The Law Offices of James Kasdon
Pamela Smith – Stern & Stern
Robert Rosman – Rosman & Associates
Jay Duskin – Duskin & Crowe
Michael C. Rosenthal, Esq. – Rappaport, Hertz, Cherson & Rosenthal

Sponsored by:
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

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

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Original CLE Date: September 22, 2011

Credits: 2 Credits (Professional Practice)

Presentations by:
Ellyn S. Kravitz, JD, LL.M, CELA – Littman Krooks LLP
Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP – Littman Krooks LLP

Sponsored by:
The BBA Elder Law Committee, Anthony J. Lamberti – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
HSBC Bank – Montague Street Branch

This program will discuss Federal & State Legislative Changes, Recent Cases and Decisions of Interest

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

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Original CLE Date: September 21, 2011

Credits: 2 Credits (.5 Ethics, 1.5 Practice Management)

Presentations by:
Richard A. Klass, Your Court Street Lawyer
Andrea Bonina, Bonina & Bonina, PC
Pery D. Krinsky, Krinsky PLLC
Daniel R. Antonelli, Antonelli & Antonelli
Rachel S. Blumenfeld, The Law Office of Rachel S. Blumenfeld

Sponsored by:
The BBA Mentoring Committee, Richard A. Klass – Chair
The BBA Pro Bono Committee, Jeannie Costello and John Michael Buhta – Co-Chairs
The BBA Young Lawyers Section, Jimmy Lathrop – Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

This CLE will cover the following topics: Keeping Your Firm’s Finances; Marketing and Advertising Your Firm; Networking and Social Media Marketing; How Pro Bono Activities Can Help Build Your Firm; and Ethical Considerations in Starting Your Firm, including advertising rules, escrow accounts and retainer agreements.

For more information contact:
E-mail: msymonds@brooklynbar.org
Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 206

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Original CLE Date: September 27, 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 III –Advanced Bankruptcy – Covers Advanced Topics. Topics will include: The new exemptions – advanced analysis; Exemption Planning; Recent Decisions; Chapter 13 and lien stripping.

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

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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.

For more information contact:
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.

For more information contact:
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.

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

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