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CLE: Ethics for the Family Law Practioner
March 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:10 pm
THE PACE WOMEN’S JUSTICE CENTER, THE WESTCHESTER WOMEN’S BAR ASSOCIATION, THE NYSBA/WBASNY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INITIATIVE and THE NINTH JUDICIAL COMMITTEE TO PROMOTE GENDER FAIRNESS IN THE COURTS
are pleased to host a brown bag lunch and learn CLE program:
Ethics for the Family Law Practitioner
DATE: March 17, 2017
PLACE: Supreme Court Westchester County, Ninth Floor Conference Room
TIME: 12:30p.m. to 2:10p.m.
SPEAKERS: Presented by the Honorable Allen Hochberg, Esq. Family Court Support Magistrate (Ret.), Deborah A. Scalise, Esq. Scalise & Hamilton, LLP and Audrey E. Stone, Esq., Chief Counsel, Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases, New York State Office of Court Administration; Moderated by Natanya L. Briendel, Esq., Pace Women’s Justice Center
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Lawyers face certain challenges on a daily basis, including the proper maintenance of escrow accounts and recordkeeping and electronic discovery issues. Additional developments in the lead case, “Galasso” and its related civil matters provide lessons as to the best practices in the firm and outside of the firm as to a lawyer’s fiduciary responsibilities and reliance on others. In addition, the implications of the use of email and other electronic devices, as well as spyware in discovery are issues that consistently crop up. Our panel will discuss Galasso and its implications. Applying the New York Rules of Professional Conduct, precedent and bar association opinions, the Panel will discuss the applicable practical and ethical concerns that come into play when these issues arise.
CLE: Approval of CLE credit is in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 2 Ethics credit per session. WBASNY is an accredited provider of CLE credits in New York.
FEE: NO CHARGE for program attendance, $30.00 if CLE credit is required. The fee is waived for members in good standing of the Pace Women’s Justice Center Moderate Means Panel. Full and partial scholarships for this program, based on financial need, are available. Full scholarship for the $10 CLE certificate charge (maximum of 10 attendees) for this program are available for attorneys at non-profit organizations that provide direct legal service for victims of domestic violence. For information and to apply, please contact Westchester Women’s Bar Association President Susan Edwards Colson at 914-505-6045. All requests are confidential. For CLE credit, please register and pay online at www.wwbany.org.
RSVP: By March 10, 2017 to www. wwbany.org.
FOR QUESTIONS CONTACT: Natanya L. Briendel, Esq. at firstname.lastname@example.org
CLE: Pending approval by WBASNY in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board, acceptable for transitional credit for established and newly admitted attorneys. The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York.
The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own, and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.
The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York.