Event Overview

Thursday, January 18, 2024

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM — CLE Program & Awards

Age Discrimination Unveiled: Mastering Administrative and Judicial Strategies

Age discrimination remains a topic of critical concern for many of our members, and comprehending its intricacies within the legal framework is essential. Join the 50+ Section for a comprehensive CLE program designed to shed light on the complexities of age discrimination claims. Our expert speakers will guide you through the administrative and judicial aspects of this vital area of law. This program is designed to equip legal professionals with the knowledge and insights needed to effectively navigate age discrimination cases. Whether you are an attorney specializing in employment law or seeking to expand your legal expertise, this program will provide you with valuable tools and information to better serve your clients and advocate for justice in age discrimination matters. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your legal skills and contribute to the fight against age discrimination.

Highlights and Objectives:

  • Understand the Administrative Framework: By the end of this program, participants will be able to comprehensively explain the administrative procedures and steps involved in age discrimination claims, including the initial filing process, evidence gathering, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Navigate the Judicial Terrain: Participants will gain the skills necessary to navigate the judicial aspects of age discrimination cases, from initiating a lawsuit to courtroom proceedings. They will be equipped with strategies for building and presenting a strong legal case, ensuring effective representation for their clients in age discrimination litigation.

General Registration Fee

Required for in-person attendees.

NYSBA Members$220


$120 Program Registration Fee

Ronald Weiss

2024 Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award Winner

Ronald J. Weiss, Esq.

Retired Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Ronald J. Weiss is a retired partner (2019), previously based out of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP’s New York office. His practice focused on estate planning and representing not-for-profit organizations.

Bar Association and Other Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
  • Member of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), including serving as past chair of the Trusts and Estate Law Section and currently as a member at large of the section’s Executive Committee, as well as former chair of the section’s Legislation Committee and Committee on Practice and Ethics.
  • Former Member of the New York City Bar Association’s (City Bar’s) Not-for-Profit, Estate Planning and Surrogate’s Court committees.
  • Member of the Office of Court Administration’s Surrogate’s Court Advisory Committee.
  • Member of NYSBA’s Attorney Emeritus Program.

Charitable Activities:

  • Member of the board of directors of Mobilization for Justice, Inc.
  • Member of the board of directors and secretary of the Joseph H. Flom Foundation.
  • Member of the board of trustees and secretary of the Park Slope Civic Council, Inc.

Recognition and Other Experience:

Ranked in The Best Lawyers in America, including as its 2017 New York City Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, received multiple Pro Bono Publico awards from the Legal Aid Society and was named a UJA-Federation of New York Annual Trusts and Estates honoree. Served as script consultant for the film “Changing Lanes” (2002), receiving on-screen credit. Lecturer for the NYSBA, City Bar and Practising Law Institute.


J.D., Albany Law School, 1980 (Valedictorian; Notes and Comments Editor, Albany Law Review); B.A., Yale University, 1971 (Honors in Economics).