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Bringing you the best and most relevant continuing legal education to help you be a better lawyer. The New York State Bar Association provides high quality continuing legal education programs for attorneys. 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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October 2019

Auto and Truck Claims, Accidents and Litigation
Thursday, October 24 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Syracuse

Judiciary Law 470: A Recent Review of Cases and Ethics Opinions
Thursday, October 24 
|
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Webinar  

Elder Law and Special Needs Section Meeting
Thursday, October 24 – Friday, October 25 | Saratoga Springs, NY 

Trusts and Estates Section Meeting
Thursday, October 24 – Friday, October 25 | Saratoga Springs, NY 

Risk Management for Lawyers 2019
Wednesday, October 25 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Buffalo

Dispute Resolution Section Meeting
Friday, October 25 | 9:30 a.m. – 5:10 p.m. | NYC

Construction Site Accident Claims & Litigation 2019
Friday, October 25 | 
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

New York's 2019 Shield Act: Data Privacy and What Lawyers Should Know
Friday, October 25 
| 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Local and State Government Law Section
Friday, October 25 - Saturday, October 26 | Saratoga Springs, NY

Matrimonial Law Basics 2019
Friday, October 25 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | Albany & Webcast
Wednesday, October 30 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | Westchester 

Solo Practitioner Conference
Friday, October 28 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | NYC & Webcast

Update 2019 
Tuesday, October 29 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

New York Fair Trial Free Press Conference
Wednesday, October 30 | 12:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. | Syracuse

Insurance and Al, Algorithms and Machine Making Decisions
Wednesday, October 30
 | 12:00 p.m. –1:00 p.m. | Webinar 

Succession Planning: Retirement 101
Thursday, October 31 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Westchester


November 2019

Risk Management for Lawyers 2019
Friday, November 1 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Rochester (this program has been rescheduled to March 6, 2020)
Thursday, November 7 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Syracuse (this program has been rescheduled to March 12, 2020)
Friday, November 15 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Albany 

Insights on the FDA and FTC: An Introduction
Friday, November 1 | 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | NYC

Matrimonial Law Basics 2019
Friday, November 1 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | Syracuse
Friday, November 1 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | NYC & Webcast
Thursday, November 7 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m Buffalo

Special Education Law Update 2019
Monday, November 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany
Monday, November 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Syracuse

HIPAA: Recent Trends and Developments 
Monday, November 4 | 2:00 p.m. –  5:15 p.m. | NYC
Thursday, November 14 
| 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

Being Heard at Hearings | Fall 2019
Monday, November, 4 
| 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | NYC
Friday, November, 15 
| 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Utica

International Section Meeting
Tuesday, November 5 - Friday, November 8 | Tokyo, Japan

Construction Site Accident Claims & Litigation 2019
Wednesday, November 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Buffalo
Friday, November 8 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m | Long Island

Veterans: The Treatment Courts and Collateral Consequences of Criminal Matters
Thursday, November 7 
| 9:30 a.m. –12:30 a.m. | NYC

17th Annual Sophisticated Trusts & Estates Law Institute 
Friday, November 8 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Business Immigration Update 2019
Friday, November 8 
| 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | NYC

Health Law Section Meeting: Duties, Rights and the Law at the End of Life
Friday, November 8 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany

Sail Through Networking Events
Wednesday, November 13 
| 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Free Webinar 

2019 Commercial Litigation Academy
Thursday, November 14 & Friday, November 15 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Basics of Elder Law & Special Needs Practice 2019
Wednesday, November 13 
| 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Long Island 
Thursday, November 14 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Syracuse
Friday, November 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Buffalo
Friday, November 15 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | NYC 
Tuesday, November 19 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Westchester
Thursday, November 21 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. | Albany

Is Your Law Firm ADA Compliant? | Website Accessibility 101
Monday, November 18 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | NYC

Basics of New York City Housing Court 
Monday, November 18 | 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Business Law Section Fall Meeting | Application and Regulation of Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology
Tuesday, November 19 
| 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. | NYC

Representing a Start Up Venture 2019 – Part Two
Friday, November 22 
| 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  | NYC & Webcast

Honing Your Deposition Skills: Basics & Beyond

Thursday, November, 21 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Long Island
Friday, November, 22  9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast 
Monday, November, 25 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

Crowdfunding Update 
Monday, November 25 
| 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

The New Discovery Law: A Criminal Justice Revolution 
Tuesday, November 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast


December 2019

Legal Ethics in the Age of Cyber Security, Hacking and Scams
Tuesday, December 3 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC

Estate Litigation: 1401 Exam. & Contested Accountings
Tuesday, December 3 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany 
Wednesday, December 4 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
Thursday, December 12 
| 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Long Island

Preparing for and Responding to Disasters: A Guide for Lawyers

Wednesday, December 4 
| 1:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. | Webinar

Matrimonial Trial Institute: A Mock Financial Trial
Wednesday, December 4 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Westchester
Friday, December 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC
Friday, December 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast 
Tuesday, December 10  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Long Island 
Wednesday, December 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Rochester 

Advocacy Techniques in International Arbitration & LIT
Thursday, December 5 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | NYC

Advanced Real Estate Topics
Monday, December 9 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | NYC & Webcast

Construction Site Accident Claims & Litigation 2019
Wednesday, December, 11  | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Albany & Webcast This program was originally scheduled for October 17 

Gain the Edge: Negotiation Strategies for Lawyers 2019
Friday, December 13 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | NYC

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

Hot Topics: ESI in Criminal Investigations & Proceedings 
Wednesday, Decembe
r 18 
| 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

Developments in Cross Border Transactions and Legislative Update
Wednesday, December 18 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | NYC


SAVE THE DATES!

Biometrics, Facial Recognition and Autonomous Vehicles: A Survey of Data Privacy Laws for Emerging Technologies
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

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

Risk Management for Lawyers
Friday, March 6 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Rochester 
Thursday, March 12 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Syracuse

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

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

Ethics Update 2020
Tuesday, March 18 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | NYC

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

Artificial Intelligence and the Law
Tuesday, April 3 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Webinar

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

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

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

Accounting for Lawyers 2020 
Friday, June 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Albany & Webcast

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


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