Understanding the New Uniform Disciplinary Rules | April 21, 2016

Understanding the New Uniform Disciplinary Rules

Thursday, April 21, 2016
6-8:00PM 
2 MCLE Credits (Ethics)
Member $60 | Non-Member $100 | Law Student $10 | Non-Attorney $50
+$20 for walk-up registrations

Description:
The Administrative Board of the statewide court system recently adopted new rules that will harmonize various disciplinary procedures around the state. These rules promise a more uniform approach to disciplining New York attorneys.
Thus, charges of attorney misconduct will be investigated in a similar manner across the state and sanctions for similar kinds of wrongdoing will be consistent. The program will discuss what changes were made and what procedures will remain in place.

Faculty:
Hon. Barry Kamins (ret.) 
Former Chair, Grievance Committee for the 2nd, 11th and 13th Judicial Districts 

John R. Urban
John R. Urban & Associates, PLLC

Hal R. Lieberman, Esq.
Partner Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, and former Chief Counsel for the Departmental Disciplinary Committee

Robert P. Guido, Esq.
Executive Director for Attorney Matters, Appellate Division, 2d Department

Sponsors:
Brooklyn Bar Association
Professional Ethics Committee
Hon. Barry Kamins, Chair

Brooklyn Bar Association
Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee
John Urban, Esq., Co-Chair
Kathleen Waterman, Esq., Co-Chair

Co-Sponsor:
Kings County Criminal Bar Association 
Michael Farkas, Esq., Chair
(KCCBA Members receive BBA Member pricing)

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