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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.

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

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Original CLE Date: March 30, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Ethics

Presentations by:
Marc Aronson, Esq., Marc Aronson Law Offices
Doron Leiby, Esq., Jeffrey Miller & Associates, P.C.
Domenick Napoletano, Esq., Napoletano Law
Barbara Odwak, Esq., Barbara S. Odwak Law Offices
Alvin Rabinowitz
Aimee Richter, Esq., Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP

Sponsored by:
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director
The BBA’s Part 137 Attorney Fee Arbitration Committee – Domenick Napoletano, Esq., Chair
The BBA’s Mediation-Grievance Matters Committee – Barbara Odwak, Esq., Chair

The course will provide an overview of the rules governing Part 137 fee dispute hearings. The presenters will also demonstrate a typical mock hearing so that attendees can get a real feel for the process.

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

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Original CLE Date: March 24, 2011
Credits: 2 Credits Professional Practice

Presentations by:
David Doyaga, Esq., Doyaga & Schaefer
Gregory Messer, Esq., Law Offices of Gregory Messer, PLLC

Sponsored by:
The Bankruptcy Committee, David J. Doyaga, Esq., Chair
The Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello, Esq., Executive Director
East Coast Appraisal Services

The course will cover in detail the New York State Exemptions and how they apply in Bankruptcy along with analysis of several factual scenarios sure to come up in daily practice.

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

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Original CLE Date: March 2, 2011
Credits: 3 Ethics Credits

Presentations by:
Michael S. Ross – Law Offices of Michael S. Ross
Clifford Robert – Robert and Robert, PLLC

Co-Sponsored by: The NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers

This program will feature an interactive exchange between two ethics experts and the audience which will explore recent developments in the field of attorney ethics. The speakers will also address emerging ethical trends that may impact on the practicing bar in the future.

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

To Order the Course, Please Go to the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers’ Website: www.trialacademy.org

Slicing Up the Pie – Business Valuation of a Pizzeria and Other Cash Businesses
*Investigative Techniques in the Valuation of a Closely Held Business
&
Business Valuation – Both an Art and a Science
*Understanding the Report & Cross Examination of the Expert Witness

Original CLE Date: February 15, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Moderated by: Aimee L. Richter, Esq. – Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP

Presentations by:
Louis J. Cercone, Jr., CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, – Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC
& Douglas P. Sosnowski, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFF – Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC

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

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Original CLE Date: February 3, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Moderated by: Anthony J. Lamberti, Esq.

Presentations by:
Vincent J. Russo, J.D., LL.M., CELA – Vincent J. Russo & Associates, P.C.
Louis W. Pierro, Esq. – Pierro Law Group, LLC

Sponsored by: The Brooklyn Bar Association Elder Law Committee, Anthony J. Lamberti, Chair

Course Description: With the Baby Boomer generation beginning to turn 65 this year, the number of seniors and their needs will grow geometrically, and with it the need for competent Elder Law attorneys. Whether you are interested in  adding Elder Law to your current practice, or in adding profitability to an existing Elder Law practice, automating the  documents that your clients will need and searching out the educational services and other practice management tools are key. This session will highlight the most important subject matter for an Elder Law practitioner, and ways to stay  efficient while growing your practice.

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Price: $50.00

Original CLE Date: February 1, 2011
Credits: 2 Professional Practice Credit

Presentation by:
Professor Robert Boland, Esq. – New York University, Sports Law Expert and Sports Agent

Topics will include: why all major sports are experiencing major collective bargaining and labor law crises; why each may endure a work stoppage during the coming 12 months; how this week’s game could be the last Super Bowl for some time. It will also explore why even the most elemental business activities of any sports team must have some form of antitrust immunity and why the contracts which hold together long business relationships in sport are increasingly made to be broken. Finally, the presentation will give everyone who attends a relevant takeaway from sports law that they can successfully adapt to their own practice.

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Phone: 718-624-0675 ext. 209

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Original Recording Date: January 6, 2011
Credits: 1 Professional Practice Credit

Moderated By:
Fern Finkel, Esq.

Presentations by:
Fern Finkel, Esq.
Anthony Lamberti, Esq.

Sponsored by:
The Brooklyn Bar Association Elder Law Committee, Anthony J. Lamberti, Chair
The BBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, Jeannie Costello – Executive Director

The program provides: an overview of the amended Power of Attorney Statute and Practical Tips for Implementation.

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

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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.

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

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Price: $50.00