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Bringing you the best and most relevant continuing education to help you be a better lawyer. Last year over 2,000 lawyers and judges volunteered for a NYSBA CLE. For decades, CLE volunteers have been developing and presenting seminars, preparing rich collections of written materials and raising the bar for legal practice in New York.

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JANUARY

Defending Child Victims Act Claims: Trends and Best Practices Webinar
Tuesday, January 21 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Preparing and Filling a Probate Petition in the Surrogates Court
Wednesday, January 22 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Webinar

143rd NYSBA Annual Meeting and Exposition
Monday, January 27 - Friday, January 31 | NYC


February

Becoming An Ally: Four Trailblazing Jurists Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
Wednesday, February 5 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | NYC

Estate Litigation: 1404 Examination and Contested Accountings
Wednesday, February 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

New York Practice 101 | New York Civil Practice Law and Rules
Attend this meeting in person and receive the 2020 New York Civil
Practice Law and Rules (Redbook), a $155 value!

Friday, February 7 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast
Friday, February 7 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Live Video Conference | Albany 

The SECURE Act - Impacts on Retirement Planning
Friday, February 7 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Webinar

Matrimonial Law Basics
Tuesday, February 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Buffalo

From Lawyer to Leader: Hiring Your First Paralegal 
Thursday, February 13 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Bridging the Gap
Thursday, February 20 - Friday, February 21 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

Working at a Branch Office
Wednesday, February 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

What You Need to Know as a Guardian Ad Litem
Friday, February 28 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | NYC
Thursday, March 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Long Island
Friday, March 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Albany

Risk Management for Lawyers
Friday, February 28 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
Friday, March 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Rochester
Thursday, March 12 
| 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Syracuse
Friday, March 13 
| 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Buffalo


March

Securities Arbitration 2020: Deep Dive
Friday, March 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

An Ethical Exploration of the Three R's: Attorney Ratings, Rankings and Reviews
Tuesday, March 10 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

A Guide to Diversity & Inclusion in the 21st Century Workplace
Thursday, March 12 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Long Island 
Friday, March 13 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | NYC
Friday, March 20 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Special Education Law Update
Wednesday, March 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Syracuse
Thursday, March 12 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany

16th Annual International Estate Planning Institute

Thursday, March 12 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | NYC
Friday, March 13 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | NYC 

Applying for Malpractice Insurance
Friday, March 13 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Long Island

Completing Your Cyber Application 2020
Friday, March 13 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Long Island

Bridging the Gap
Monday, March 16 – Tuesday, March 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany 

How Attorneys and Judges are Addressing New Technologies - Part II 
Tuesday, March 18 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | NYC

Recognizing the Risks of Facial Recognition Technology: A Look at the Potential for Bias and Other Ethical Issues
Tuesday, March 18 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | NYC

At the Intersection of Highly Automated and Autonomous Vehicles, and the Fourth and Fifth Amendments
Thursday, March 19 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Webinar  

Discovery, Use, and Admissibility of “Black Box” Data
Thursday, March 19 | 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. | Webinar

Employing” AI: Explainable AI, Algorithmic Bias, and the Workplace
Thursday March 19 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Webinar

CPLR Update 2020
Friday, March 20 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. | NYC & Webcast 

    Purchase and Sale of a Business 2020
    Friday, March 20 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

    Introductory Lessons on Ethics & Civility 2020
    Friday, March 20 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | NYC & Webcast
    Friday, April 3 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Albany
    Friday, April 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Long Island
    Friday, April 24 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Syracuse
    Friday, May 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Buffalo

    Bridging the Gap
    Thursday, March 26 – Friday, March 27 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

    Business Arbitration and Mediation 2020
    Monday, March 30 | 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | NYC


    April

    Bridging the Gap
    Thursday, April 2 – Friday, April 3 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

    Artificial Intelligence and the Law
    Tuesday, April 7 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

    Bridging the Gap
    Thursday, April 16 – Friday, April 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | London

    Fundamentals of Construction Contracts and Surety Bonds
    Friday, April 17 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | NYC
    Tuesday, April 21 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Rochester

    The Lawyer as Employer
    Tuesday, April 21 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

    Taking the Lead 2020: Winning Strategies and Techniques for Commercial Cases 
    Wednesday, April 22 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | NYC

    Family Court Trial Institute 2020: Orders of Protection
    Wednesday, April 22 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
    Thursday, April 23 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Westchester
    Friday, April 24 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

    10 Tips to Help Grow Your Practice
    Wednesday, April 29 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar 

    Trust & Estates Law Section - Spring Meeting 2020 (Registration coming soon)
    Thursday, April 30 - Sunday, May 3  | Austin, TX


    May

    Starting a Solo Practice in New York
    Friday, May 1 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

    Fundamentals of Construction Contracts and Surety Bonds
    Tuesday, May 5
     | 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Long Island
    Friday, May 12 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

    Family Court Trial Institute 2020: Orders of Protection
    Friday, May 8 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Long Island
    Friday, May 8 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Rochester

    Public Utility Law 
    Thursday, May 14 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

    DWI on Trial - The Big Apple XX
    Friday, May 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast


    June

    A Guide to Diversity & Inclusion in the 21st Century Workplace
    Wednesday, June 3 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Miami, FL

    Divorce Anniversaries: 40 Years of Equitable Distribution
    Wednesday, June 3 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast
    Thursday, June 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Westchester
    Friday, June 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Long Island
    Friday, June 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Rochester
    Friday, June 12 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

    Accounting for Lawyers
    Friday, June 19 | 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | NYC 
    Friday, June 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Albany or Webcast

    Family Law Section - Summer Meeting 2020 (Registration coming soon)
    Thursday, July 9 – Sunday, July 12 | Boston, MA 


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    Email: holly.klarman@mci-group.com
    Phone:  (410) 584-1960


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